Franketienne, a well respected artist

Franketienne, a well respected artist

This is the picture of the Haitian artist Frankétienne.

Frankétienne was born under the name of Franck Étienne on April 12, 1936. He is from a small town called Ravine-Sèche in Haiti. Franketienne is a well accomplished artist; he is an author, poet, playwright, musician and painter.

As a Creole language writer, he has written in both French and Haitian creole.

Franketienne was a candidate for the Nobel Prize for Literature in the year 2009.

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