Artist of the Month
…was born in 1964 on the island of La Gonave
…has two daughters – Kavakia (13) and Delfina (10). Her older daughter lives with her and the younger one is with her sister back on La Gonave
…is not married
…came to Port-au-Prince in 1983 with her father and sister to look for work. They lived with an aunt and uncle for a month and then returned to La Gonave
…then came back to Port-au-Prince with one of her daughters in 1990
…now lives in an area outside of Port-au-Prince called Croix des Mission
…attends a church there called New Life Church
…loves to cook, go to the market, and talk with other women
…used to work as a saleswoman selling used clothing on the street. It was a hard way to make a living
…likes jobs sewing to provide for her family
…wants her girls to have the chance to be a lawyers or doctors!
Vedette sews the Chelsea bag in burlap. Take a look at her work and support her through your purchases!
Check out her stuff online here!