Haitian American Artist Laetitia Adam-Rebel Shapes Contemporary Art at Solo-Exhibit in Miami.

We visited the Contemporary and Modern Art Project to check out the works of Laetitia 'Laeti' Adam-Rebel. The Haitian American mixed media artist is shaping contemporary art in latest exhibit 'Origin Not Found'.

Laetitia 'Laeti' Adam-Rebel featuring "Mother and Child Three" photographed by Shirley Dor

As we walked through the gallery, we saw works that were influenced by her Haitian American background. Her works have a delicate touch of the Caribbean and speak to common themes of the immigrant experience and assimilation. During the discussion, one of the pieces caught our attention and reminded us of the common theme of parenthood and beauty. Pictured above, Mother and Child Three reminded me of our Blackness and the bond we share when getting our hair done.

The exhibit was absolutely beautiful. Featuring over 15 of her curated pieces, the Miami-based artist uses her art to address the portrayal of beauty, social issues, and personal concerns. My personal favorite piece was Awaiting Consciousness.

"Awaiting Consciousness", 2022. Plaster, repurposed plastic shopping bags and packaging, bottle caps, mesh bags, polymer clay, shells, and acrylic photographed by Shirley Dor.

Laeti says, " . . . it's a reflection of the complex intersection of identities, and a