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Born off the Martinique of a Guadeloupean father and a Reunionese mother Thierry grew up under the protection of his grandmother parterelle Marthe in Guadeloupe. At 17, he returned to Martinique where he learned to paint under the direction of Ernest Breleur, Victor Anicet, Rene Louise, Hamid, Ismael Mundaray, Magalie Degras and a few others. He also learns life, love, work. At 23, he meets André Arsenec while he sells encyclopedia to pay for his studies. He invites him on the set of 20H00 on the occasion of his first exhibition "The Fallen King". The success of this exhibition propels him on the artistic front of Martinique and causes his departure in New York. There he is guided by Marc Latamie and enters MFA at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn New York.
Thierry never really leaves Martinique, Guadeloupe or New York, cities where he lives and works today. Tagged 'untiring' by Walter Robbinson from artnet.com his work is multiple. He expresses himself primarily through color, but installation, drawing and sculpture are also present in his art. The 'laughing heads' question the social mask, especially in the islands where the post-colonial reality forces the little sons of masters and slaves to coexist in peace. 'The Child Thief' at the Mémorial Acte challenges the still-hot aggression of colonial power over the family as a dominant mode of power control. 'Blood' wonders about the possibility of a memory that would escape the education parntal or school sometimes too close to propaganda or brainwashing. The manuscripts convey the obsessional side of the artist by writing on the walls endless texts as described Saint John Perse 'A long pharse without seiuzre forever unintelligible.' The cathartic drawings