Ernst Louizor was born on October 16, 1938 in Port-au-Prince. He completed his primary schooling at l'ecole Smith Duplesses and his secondary schooling at the Lycee Toussaint high school. Before joining the Center of d'Art, he was affiliated to and taught art at the School des Beaux-Arts. He has earned the reputation as one of the leading impressionist painters of Haiti. Ernst has trained many young Haitian artists including his brother the late Fritz Louizor and his wife Guerda Louizor. Louizor’s work has been exhibited in many galleries in Haiti, Europe and the United States. Illustrations of his painting can be seen in John Allen Franciscus’ book, “Haiti Voodoo Kingdom To Modern Riviera” and Eva Pataki's book,“Haitian Painting Art and Kitsch”.