Fitgi Saint-Louis is a multidisciplinary artist based in Queens, NY. She received her BFA in Design at the School of Visual Arts in 2011 and has been an adjunct professor at the school since 2020.
Fitgi’s work considers the layered and intertwined legacies of the African diaspora influenced by her Haitian American heritage. She utilizes color and form to visualize subjects at rest, in dreamscapes, in movement and mediation. Her abstracted figures honor the multifaceted ancestry of the Black experience and her work formats are influenced from her expertise in experiential graphic design.
Currently an artist in residence at Art Crawl Harlem – Governors Island, her debut solo exhibition was held at Underground Gallery, New York (2022). Select group exhibitions include Kente Royal Gallery, New York (2023); The Africa Center, New York (2023); She also has a public mural on Long Island.
Fitgi has collaborated on design and advocacy projects, was awarded the Rising Star Award from Interior Design Magazine and is a true multi-hyphenate. She is an accomplished dancer, and choreographer who has taught internationally, and at the Alvin Ailey Extension Program. She is an organizer in the Design as Protest Collective, Urban Design Forum, National Organization of Minority Architects and Dark Matter U. Fitgi is dedicated to the accessibility of art education, sponsoring workshops for young artists.
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Curiosity and experimentation.
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Collaborative opportunities for public artwork and installations
Best piece of advice I've ever heard
Every day is a gift – use it.
Exhibition, Placemaking, Public Installation
Equitable Design, Exhibition, Graphic
Cultural, Education, Museums