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.