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C. Mona Haigler was born in Port-au-Prince, into a family of artists. Her mother, who is very talented, taught her the beauty of embroidery . Her brother Jean Richard Coachy was a student of the legendary Haitian master Petion Savain. Mona studied art at the National Academy of Art and also attended the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York where she pursued a degree in fine arts. Mona's love for the arts has led her to a career in the creative arts. Her embroidery work has been used in costumes worn in such hit movies such as "Crooklyn" and "The Ink Well." Additionally, her jewelry designs were featured in an article by Joseph Pastrana in "Style Magazine." Mona has been an accomplished impressionist artist who has held many successful art exhibitions. Her style can be denoted as surrealist, or impressionist-fantastique. Her work has been featured in various newspaper and magazine articles in recent years.
“In this painting the artist attempts to capture the tri-unity of mankind, the three personalities. The lit candle represents the personality that everyone sees and knows. The unlit candle represents our dark sides, which we attempt to hide from the rest of the world. The third personality, the conscience, remains invisible and attempts the maintain balance between the two. The artist has skillfully employed a combination of bright and dull shades in water and cloud formations to add to the mysticism.”