Artist Vickie Pierre standing in front of "I Can’t Say No To You (Good Enough)," an artwork from her exhibition at the Boca Raton Museum of Art.

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It’s hard to miss — especially if you’re of Haitian descent.

The way the large navy blue board pops out of the wall, with its ships, perfume bottles, gold bracelets and 10 lines jutting out from the sides resembles Haiti’s national coat of arms. The artwork is Vicky Pierre’s “I Can’t Say No To You (Good Enough)," on display along with five other pieces at the Boca Raton Museum of Art until Sept. 5.

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Onz Chery started his journalism career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He later wrote for First Touch, local soccer leagues in New York and ESNY before joining The Haitian Times. Onz is also a Report for America corps member.