Joseph Gracia was born in L'Artibonite, Haiti. He is an active member of the Centre d'Art founded by the American Watercolor Artist DeWitt Peters. Gracia has developed his own unique style of painting. He enjoys painting village scenes and religious themes. Gracia has exhibited his work on many occasions at the Centre d'Art, Canada, the Dominican Republic, and the United States. Illustrations of his painting can be seen in Eva Pataki's book,“Haitian Painting Art and Kitsch”.