Artist:  Olukayode Malomo

"We Will Rise"

Oil on Canvas

18" x24" framed

2021


Kayode Malomo is an multimedia and multi-talented Artist based in York, Pennsylvania, USA. He is the CEO/Creative Director of Malomsyart Collection.

Kayode weaves themes that oscillate around a game play of light and shadow, expressing strong versatility in oil, airbrushing, collage and mixed media. Bright colors painstakingly weave together in Malomo's "light into life" themes. His paintings often feature themes that depict happiness, hope, beauty and the importance of education.

Malomo has been commissioned to paint for dignitaries such as the President of Nigeria, Sierra-Leone, Mali and Philadelphia's Mayor to name a few. He has also been featured in several National and International dailies and was recognized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art during its "African Art, African Voices" Art exhibit in a feature film titled "In their own voices", an interwoven portrait of four African artists in Pennsylvania.

As a York resident, Malomo has exhibited at the Creative York Gallery in York every year since 2018, the Prince George's African American Museum of Art, MD and the African American Museum of Art in Philadelphia.

Malomo's painting titled "Security" graced the cover of the 2017 January edition of the Journal of African Literature, a global professional society of diaspora scholars, teachers, artists, artistes and creative writers from over 55 countries.

A graduate of Temple University, Kayode has served a volunteer for the Salem Square Library and Salem Foundation in York .

One of Malomo's favorite places to visit in York is the Rail Trail. His painting "Education is Key" which he donated is displayed in the Salem Library to inspire students about the importance of hard work and education.

MalomsyArt has a presence in galleries and other creative outlets in the US, UK and Africa. He has completed over 150 artworks.

 


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