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Paintings: Jean Marcel Wah, Jr.

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Artist Vitae Guantanamo Series
Artist Statement Stolen Art
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Education

00-03 California College of Arts & Crafts, San Francisco, CA, MFA in painting
93-97 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, BFA in painting
91-92 St. John’s University, Queens, NY, Paralegal Studies

Solo Exhibitions

1999 October Gallery’s 14th Annual African-American Art Expo, Philadelphia, PA
1999 Art Buyers Caravan, World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA
1999 Art Buyers Caravan, Dallas Market Center, Dallas, TX
1996 Art Expo, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
1996 Recent Works, Festival Arts Gallery, Petionville, Haiti
1995 Art Expo, Jacob Javis Convention Center, New York, NY
1995 Perceptions II, Active Gallery, Queens, NY
1994 Perceptions, Active Gallery, Queens, NY

Group Exhibitions

2003 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition
2002 Department of Art Gallery, Spellman College, Atlanta, GA
2000 Art Expo, Concourse Exhibition Center, San Francisco, CA. Curator: Jean Marcel Wah, Jr.
1997 Ode to Liberty, the Guantanamo Experience, Haitian American Alliance’s Second Annual Benefit at the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY.
1995 La famille Wah (The Wah Family), Alliance Française de la Nouvelle Orleans, New Orleans, LA, with father Marcel, uncles Edouard and Edgard, and brother Patrick Wah
1994 Benefit for the Bay Area Haitian-American Council, La Belle Creole Restaurant, Emeryville, CA, with father Marcel and uncle Edouard Wah, local artist Alix Magloire, and NY-based artist Carlo Thertus
1994 Dr. E. Palmer’s residence, Raleigh, NC, with father Marcel and uncles Edouard and Edgard Wah
1993 Rassemblement: Gathering, Haitian Artists Association, Active Gallery, Queens, NY
1993 Howard Johnson Hotel, Raleigh, NC, with uncles Edouard and Edgard Wah
1992 St. John’s University, Queens, NY, Invitational
1982 Bernard Wah Memorial Exhibit, French Institute, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Public Collections

Swiss Bank Corporation, San Francisco, California
Musée du Collège St. Pièrre, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Private Collections

Henry Placide, Concord, CA
Zack Rogow, Berkeley, CA
Dr. Jean-Claude Compas, Brooklyn, NY
Dr. and Mrs. LeClerc Adisson, E. Orange, NJ
Sanford Rubenstein, Esq., Brooklyn, NY
Cheri Ho, Esq., Berkeley, CA
Frank and Barbara Natoli, Newton, NJ
Cesar and Tatiana Grullon, Freehold, NJ
Michael and Karine Fontaine, Maplewood, NJ
Pamela Ayo Yetunde, San Francisco, CA

Bibliography

Zack Rogow, “Artist Jean Marcel Wah Jr. Explores Haitian Heritage in His Painting,” The Journal, October 3, 2003

Emile Viard, “Haitian Art in the Diaspora,” Vie & Art Collections, Inc., September 2003

Television Interview, Petionville, Haiti, May 1996

Professional Affiliations

Haitian Art Appraisal Society, El Cerrito, CA
Haitian Art Society, San Diego, CA
International Society of Appraisers, Washington, DC

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