Rodrigue Ridoré was born on April 5, 1953, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He started painting at a very early age. Rodrigue normally paints scenes of Haitian country life. He is considered one of the most talented painters of the new generation. He is listed in Eva Pataki's book, "Haitian Painting Art in Kitsch" and Michel Philippe Lerebours’s book, “Haiti Et Ses Peintres De 1804 á 1980”.