Hertz Nazaire

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Hertz Nazaire
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Born (1973-10-02) October 2, 1973 (age 44)
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Nationality Haitian
Education The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
University of Bridgeport
Known for Painting, Author
Awards 2013 Sickle Cell Disease Association of America's Champion Award
Website http://nazaire.info

Hertz Nazaire (born October 2, 1973)[1][2] is an Haitian paint artist and author that currently lives and work in Connecticut. He uses art to raise awareness for Sickle Cell Disease. Hertz is well-known for his advocacy work for Sickle-cell disease[3] around the world. He is also a published author of an adult coloring book series titled 'Finding Your Colors' created as art therapy for stress and anxiety relief.[4]

Hertz Nazaire Painting

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Nazaire started his painting career when he was 9 years old in New York City, USA when he immigrated from Port-au-Prince, Haiti to join his hardworking mother. He describes his mother as the biggest inspiration, that he lost 5 years after entering the United States.[5]

Hertz studied in The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale and University of Bridgeport. Where he later moved to Bridgeport, Connecticut to focus on painting to raise awareness and create the coloring book 'Finding Your Colors' created as art therapy for stress and anxiety relief.[6]

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