raymonde's gallery

 Biography

I BELIEVE I WAS BORN TO BE AN ARTIST,  BECAUSE OF MY INTEREST IN DESIGNS AND COLORS AT AN EARLY AGE.ACTUALLY, BEING A MESSENGER OF BEAUTY TO OTHERS,  MOTIVATES ME. I VALUE BEAUTY IN NATURE AND PEOPLE. EXPRESSING INTERESTING COMPOSITIONS WITH LIGHT AND SHADES TO THE VIEWER, GIVES ME JOY 
Raymonde N. Talleyrand

BORN IN HAITI, RAYMONDE BEGAN DOODLING AND SKETCHING AT A TENDER AGE.  FOR PRACTICAL REASONS, SHE STUDIED PHARMACY WHEN A CHOICE OF CAREER WAS NECESSARY. AFTER GRADUATING FROM PHARMACY SCHOOL,SHE PURSUED HER ARTISTIC EDUCATION ON A PART TIME BASIS,TAKING EVENING CLASSES AND PARTICIPATING TO ART SHOWS IN NEW JERSEY WHERE SHE LIVED AT THIS TIME


MANY OPPORTUNITIES CAME HER WAY AS SHE STUDIED MANY TECHNIQUES WITH WELL KNOWN ARTISTS. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF  "EXHIBITORS COOP", A GROUP OF ARTISTS PAINTING IN NEW JERSEY. SHE RECEIVED SECOND PRIZE AT THE "SOUTH ORANGE ART SHOW". SHE ALSO WORKED PRIVATELY,DOING COMMISSIONS WORKS FOR HER FRIENDS.


MOVING TO FLORIDA IN THE TROPICAL SETTING OF HER DREAMS, SHE  JOINED THE " ANDROS ISLES" ART GROUP AND BECAME  A MEMBER OF THE "WELLINGTON ART SOCIETY". HER ARTWORK WAS CHOSEN AND DISPLAYED AT THE  PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.


SHE ALSO JOINED A COOP GROUP AT THE " UNIQUE ART GALLERY" IN JUPITER, FLORIDA .MANY OF HER PAINTINGS HAVE BEEN SOLD IN USA ,CANADA, MEXICO, HAITI.


NEXT TO PAINTING ON CANVAS, SHE HAS LEARNED "DECORATIVE PAINTING", PRACTICING HER CRAFT ON PAPER, FABRIC, GLASS, LEATHER. THIS KNOWLEDGE AND XPERIENCE , GIVES HER THE POSSIBILITY TO BE A HOME DECORATOR.


ACTUALLY, HER RETURN TO THE " WELLINGTON ART SOCIETY IS FOR GROWTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICE WHILE EXPRESSING HER SKILLS IN PORTRAITS, FLORALS, FIGURES, LANDSCAPES.


VERSATILE AND PROLIFIC,SHE LOVES STRONG LIGHTS AND SHADES. REALISM  IN CREATIVITY  ARE EXPRESSED WITH A SPECIAL TOUCH.


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