In honor of African American History Month Art Dallas is featuring Artwork done by one of our most esteemed artists.
He is an artist who has exquisitely shared portrayals of historic events and individuals, cultural perspectives, the experiences and struggles of minorities through his artwork. Examine our pivotal artist, who helped to bring African-American and Latino experiences into the elite art world through his work.
A growing number of African-American artists emerged throughout the Civil War and Reconstruction eras before finally bursting into the mainstream of American culture in the 1920s, with the dawn of the Harlem Renaissance. After playing a significant role in both the civil rights movement of the 1960s, the rich body of creative work produced by artists has found even larger audiences in the late 20th and early 21st centuries.
Keith Mallett was born in Pennsylvania, and received his formal art training at the Art Students League, and Hunter College in New York City. He has worked as a freelance artist and for fifteen years.
His artwork has been featured in galleries and expos such as Ornette Coleman's Artist House Gallery, Dyanson Galleries, the Tokyo International Art Show and the International Spring Fair. Keith Mallett's artwork has also been featured in many television shows such as Stephan King's "The Stand", "Melrose Place", "Designing Women", "Roseanne" and many others.
Art Dallas is proud to own several pieces of Keith’s work.