Colette Brésilla: Planning for her November solo show

With "Baron," a piece in progress.

With "Baron," a piece in progress.

With seasonal decorations; in her native Haiti, the first 2 weeks of November mark Ghede, a festival for deceased ancestors.

With seasonal decorations; in her native Haiti, the first 2 weeks of November mark Ghede, a festival for deceased ancestors.

Discussing a painting, a powerful image of a very compelling lady.

Discussing a painting, a powerful image of a very compelling lady.

Colette in a colorful mask, typically worn for Ghede celebrations in Haiti.

Colette in a colorful mask, typically worn for Ghede celebrations in Haiti.

Darlene in the spirit!

Darlene in the spirit!