The "Grande Damme" of the Paris Soirees - Patricia Laplante-Collins

Patricia Laplante-Collins


In the context of Paris stories and expatriate profiles, we use this forum to recognize individuals who have or whose activities continue to enhance the legacy of African American expatriates in Paris.  In bringing attention to Paris' Patricia Laplante-Collins, I recall my own mid-90s experience, crawling out of my pleasant but insanely lonely existence of 'banlieu' life in the Paris surburb of Rueil-Malmaison.  

Add a comment

Read more: The "Grande Damme" of the Paris Soirees - Patricia Laplante-Collins

Welcome to Ealy Mays Artworks

Celebration of over 150 years of Black Literary and Artistic development in Paris

Here you will find the works of one of the most prolific African American artists. Based in Paris, France, this selection includes current masterpieces as well retrospectives from a body of over 30 years as an ethnic artist painting in the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Europe. Your choice of paintings, prints, posters, postcards, puzzles, memorabilia, T-shirts, collectibles, accessories,and more, is only a click away. Read more

It is the spectator and not life, that really mirrors art”  The Picture of Dorian Gray …Oscar Wilde

Newsletter Signup

Stay informed on our latest news, exhibits,events and more

Not Enough. Want to stay informed? Follow me now...