Requiem for Haiti
•••Chantal Bethel is an artist born in Haiti, educated in Belgium, who now calls The Bahamas her home. A prolific painter and sculptor, Bethel explores the complexities and subtleties of human emotions, and celebrates women, especially the Caribbean woman. Bethel has presented her work at many group shows in The Bahamas and America. Her paintings have appeared on the covers of books by Bahamian writers Marion Bethel and Sonia Farmer. In 2010 three of her paintings were included in Jane Dowell’s book of African American Art, “A Time, A Season: A Visual Tribute to Oprah Winfrey.” Bethel is co-founder of the Grand Bahama Heritage Foundation.