KARL BISSAINTHE, Montreal Member Since July 2011 Artist Statement Karl Bissainthe raw talents abilities developed at the early age of 8 years old. Born in Montreal, Canada and later moved to the United States. His Haitian and Dominican background has influence his passion to become a great artist. Karl practice his drawing skills by placing interesting items of different sizes, shapes, and textures in the middle of his mother’s dining room table when he was 8 yrs old.
He taught himself drawing techniques before getting any former artistic training. At age 11, Karl’s art teacher Mrs. Sheffield convince his mother to let Karl participate in the school’s gifted art program. This was the moment he was waiting for a chance to have another full hour of art class. Later on Karl was excepted to the prestigious gifted school of New World School of the Arts in Miami, Florida. In school Karl’s concentration was drawing, painting, and photograph. His subject matter is Life.