In 1965, he won first prize at the Esso Salon Competition. He later decided to devote himself entirely to painting and opened a studio in Port-Au-Prince in 1968. Jérôme is best known for the originality of his paintings, particularly those of nude females. He was awarded an art scholarship by the US government in 1970 and stayed for four months, studying and working with Bernard Séjourne. In 1973 he returned to Haiti and taught at the School of Fine Arts. He founded the School of Beauty with Bernard Séjourne, Jean-Claude Legagneur and Philippe Dodard.
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