Florine Demosthene is an artist, designer, educator and global citizen.
Demosthene was born in United States and raised between Port-au-Prince, Haiti and New York. Demosthene earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Parsons the New School for Design in New York and her Master of Fine Arts from Hunter College-City University of New York. She has exhibited extensively through group and solo exhibitions in USA, Caribbean, UK, Europe and Africa.
She is a recipient of the Arts Moves Africa Mobility grant (2015) and of a Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant (2011). Her work was featured in the premiere issue of ARC (a magazine that is dedicated to highlighting emerging and established Caribbean artists). She’s a 2012 Keybholder resident at the Lower East Side Printshop in New York and a Guest Artist for the 2014 Dakar Biennale.
Demosthene resides between New York, Accra and Johannesburg. She is represented in South Africa by Gallery MOMO and in Switzerland by Semaphore Gallery.