Senegal, 2010

Modou Dieng

He was born in Saint-Louis, Senegal, near the capital city of Dakar, where he studied art as an undergrad. He’s lived in the United States for over a decade, working as an artist, curator and educator. His paintings deal with hybridity, and the symbolic and mythological power of pop culture icons using mixed media materials. He earned his MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and he’s an associate professor at the Pacific NW College of Art.

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