Byron, Bourmond was born in Jacmel, Haiti on June 23,1923. He studied at Freres de l'instruction Chretienne. He became a carpenter and also worked as a ship builder. A visit at Centre d'Art in 1948 inspired him to become an artist. In 1955 he joined the Centre d'Art as an established artist. His paintings are famous for their mystique and unique treatment of light. His color schemes consist of subdued blues and reds bathed in light shades of green. He has held exhibitions in France, Canada and the USA. His works are included in the permanent collections of the Musee d'Art Haitien du College Saint Pierre in Port-au-Prince, the Milwaukee Museum of Art, and the Waterloo Museum of Art in Iowa.