Meet Pamphile Richard – Singing Rooster’s Original Crane Artist

Crane garden art online

Whether stepping across a marsh or migrating by the thousands, Cranes have an elegance that draws attention. These tall, gray-bodied, crimson-capped birds live in open wetlands, fields, and prairies across North America. Cranes are associated with good luck and peacemaking. To the ancient Chinese, the crane is a powerful symbol of justice and longevity, happiness and eternal youth. #Singingrooster is a patron of all things art in Haiti – we love soap stone sculptures, paintings, and pottery. But our heart is with the metal artists in Croix des … Read More

Meet Gonzales Seignon, Metal Artist

Metal artist, Gonzales, Croix des Bouquet Haiti

We spent time in April 2016 interviewing some of the Rooster’s metal artists to learn more about their lives, inspirations, dreams for their city, selves. We learned many things — including that employment choices for Haitians are kinda dismal. Haitians tend to “choose” jobs around a couple of things: where they live and anything that brings in money. Even those who attend higher education (not many), may resort to metal art if they’re not able to find employment elsewhere. Meet Gonzales Seignon: Gonzales is 28 and … Read More