Mirlande Jean-Gilles is a Haitian-American writer and visual artist. Her award winning fiction and poetry have been published in the literary journals, anthologies and online.
In 2012 she was selected to be a “Bearden 100” in collaboration with The Romare Bearden Foundation.
Her vibrant collages have recently been exhibited at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, Maryland as part of their Caribbean History Month celebration-2012&2013. She was part of the group exhibition; “Cover to Cover- 20 years at African Voices”. This group art show took place at the legendary Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem. She also took part in, “Legacy of Romare” a group art show that paid tribute to the great artist Romare Bearden. It was held at the Corridor Gallery in Brooklyn.
Her artwork appears on the cover of African Voices Magazine’s 20th Anniversary-Spring 2013 issue and on the cover of the book Karma’s Footsteps by Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie.