Artists Institute is a free college for art and technology in Haiti. The Institute creates opportunities for underprivileged youth to foster entrepreneurship and business development in local creative industries. It offers programs in film, music production and audio engineering.

Artists for Peace and Justice, Artists Institute’s fiscal sponsor, is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in the USA and a registered charitable in Canada.

100% of proceeds benefit Artists Institute.

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Marc Baptiste was born in Port Au Prince, Haiti.  He has photographed Hollywood A-listers and those residing on the cutting edge of creativity including; Pharrell Williams,  Shakira, Erykah Badu, Chloe Sevigny, Beyonce, Janelle Monae, Idris Elba, Barack Obama and Yoko Ono, among many others.
He supports a number of Haitian charities and his commitment to the re-building of his birthplace prompted his partnership with Donna Karan’s Urban Zen after the devastating 2010 earthquake. Since 2012 Marc has traveled with NOAH NY {a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization} to support their medical mission which provides free medical care to thousands in the town of Fort Liberte, Haiti.