Fernand Barbot was born in 1930. He grew up in Paris, France. He moved to Brooklyn, New York in 1957. He has attended art classes in drawing and painting, be he is for the most part self-taught. His early paintings reflected his taste for abstract art, but developed into primitive art. Mr. Barbot has received considerable awards and recognition throughout the New York area. As the President of All Communities Art, he has contributed to the completion of outdoor murals for Citibank’s Kings Highway Branch, Crawford, and Martin’s restaurant all in Brooklyn.