From a young age, Dawomey uses his innate creativity transforming discarded objects into works of art. In 1986, Jean-Pierre Constant decided to use his talent to create arts under the name of DAWOMEY.
He is a painter, jeweler, and a consummated artist who uses mixed media in his pieces. Jean-Pierre, also works with textile to create unique clothing. DAWOMEY describes his work as a confluence of cultures – African, Taino and Ayisyien, which inspired and influenced his art.
He uses natural elements and minerals, like fiber, wood, hides, copper and steel. His paintings depict scenery of mythological, and belief systems found in African, Haitian, and Taino traditions.