Penda Diakité is an artist, photographer, and filmmaker whose experiences living between Mali, West Africa and Portland, Oregon have greatly influenced her works. Her striking, vibrant watercolor-collage works incorporate elements of fantasy, folktales, and cultural awareness.
Diakité is also the author of a children’s book, I Lost My Tooth in Africa, which she wrote at the age of 12, and features illustrations by her father, Baba Wague Diakite.
For more work from Penda Diakité visit her online portfolio.
(“Bearer of News”)
(“Creatures of the Night”)
(“Sister and I”)