Benson Myrtil was born on January 1965, in Petite Rivière de l'Artibonnite, Haiti. He completed is education at the Juvenat College Sacré-Coeur. He was encouraged to painting by the late Haitian artists Ismael Saincilus, Michel-Ange Altidort, and Carlo Jean- Baptiste. Myrtil’s is an artistic interpreter of nature scenes styles. In 2002, he moved to New York then Pennsylvania, USA. His artwork has been exhibited mainly in Haiti, France, Belgium, Martinique, Africa, Canada and the US.