HADC - Waterloo Center for the Arts

As a partner of the HADC Project, the Waterloo Center for the Arts, located on the banks of the scenic Cedar River in downtown Waterloo, has the worlds’ largest public collection of Haitian Art in the world. The following selection displays a sample of paintings, metalworks, and drapos (flags) from their Haitian art collection.

Moses descends from a mountain to find a golden calf, which the peope are worshiping. Moses, a man with blue robe and long white beard, holds a tablet and is situated halfway up a green mound. People wave their arms and kneel around and before a golden ca

Moses being saved from the bullrushes. Title translated: 'The birth of Moses He is saved from the water by the daughter of pharaoh'

Night time scene of a city or village. A few people sit on the steps infront of buildings, and two are in the street. One carries the other on a two wheel cart.

Pink interior space. Three walls, floor and celing visible. Two men, a tall woman and a child stand in the middle of the room. Each person is identified with names written beneath their feet. From left to right: Seneque, Philome, Antoine, and S. Obin (Philome's wife).

Voodoo ceremony under preparation

Moses finds water in the desert, in a rock

Two figures facing each other in profile. One male one female. Birds are on his lower back. Fish also depicted. Rectangular in shape .

Red with green fringe. Consists of 2 pieces A) top. The innermost layer of the top is made of a stiff red floral plastic. and B) pants.

Standing figure with right hand / finger on the upper neck of a four stringed guitar. Left hand is holding or strumming the chords. The number ninety-six is located on the upper right part of the guitar.

Seated figure with green marble eyes and wearing a dotted hat. One hand is holding a trumpet while the other one is not quite touching the instrument's valves.

Standing figure with green marble eyes playing a type of flute. The instrument is attached to the figure's mouth, as the arms are bent, but not touching the flute.

Standing figure with green marble eyes, holding a type of drum between it's legs. One hand is on the drum, the other is about to beat the top of the drum. Diamond shapes decorate the side of this drum.

Standing figure with green marble eyes holding a maraca in each hand. The left hand is in the front.

Standing figure with blue marble eyes holding a dotted football shaped instrument, with a stick. It's right hand is holding the stick and top of the instrument, while the right hand is holding the instrument by it's handle.

Standing figure with one nail piercing the figure's left upper ear. Holding a type of flute, it is in the figure's mouth, as it's left hand is behind the instrument. The right hand is in the front not touching the instrument.

Seated figure wearing a hat which has a line of dots along it's rim. Holding a flute upright oin it's left knee. Both hands are on the flut, but the figure isn't touching the instrument's mouth piece. The figure's eyes have been hallowed out.