Yvens Alex Saintil is a multidisciplinary artist born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and raised in Queens, New York. Saintil came back to art after serving in the United States Army for 10 years, where he was awarded a Purple Heart for his service in Iraq as an Infantryman.
Saintil currently resides in Denver, Colorado and is an outspoken advocate for justice. His work focuses primarily on police reform and accountability, veteran mental-health care, gun violence and activism—with a keen interest in storytelling.
Into The Rearview Mirror: A Look Back At 2020 – Lone Tree Arts Center.
Three Acts: A Survey of Shame, Emotion, and Oblivion – RedLine Contemporary Art Center.
Deeper Than Skin – Center For Visual Arts, Metropolitan State University of Denver.
Black in Denver by Narkita Gold – Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities.
The Subjected Lens: Through the Eyes of Veterans – Colorado Photographic Arts Center.