MALAIKA FAVORITE: RESUME
Employment: Full-time Artist
2019 Puffin Foundation, Project Grant for a series of works, Searching for the Ancestors. Puffin Foundation LTD Teaneck, NJ
2019 Six works on paper featured on MUD SEASON REVIEW web site
2018 Exhibition: One woman show: - West Baton Rouge Museum, Port Allen LA. October 2018 – January 2019. Baton Rouge Gallery show December 2019.
2018 Winner of the 2018 Michael Crespo Visual Artist Fellowship for artistic development and contribution to art in the Baton Rouge Area.
2017 Exhibition: Baton Rouge Gallery, Baton Rouge LA May 1 – 30 2017
2016 Exhibition: Aiken Center for the Arts, Aiken SC, February- March 2016
2014- 15 Three person show: Alexandria Museum of art, Alexandria LA, Dec 2014- Feb 2015
2014 One person show: Furious Flower Conference Center, Lisanby Museum, James Madison University, Harrisonburg VA. September 2014.
2014 Two Person show: 50 Years of Civil Rights, George Caleb Bingham Gallery on the University of Missouri, Columbia Missouri, February 2014
2013: Included in, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Georgia Artists Show.
2013: One Person Show: KROC Center, Augusta GA, March 17 – April 21
2012: Commission to create a series of paintings for the The Gardere Center for Primary
Care Services in Baton Rouge LA November – December 2012
2012: One Person Show McKenna Musuem of Art, New Orleans LA April-May.
Mural: St. Gabriel Health Clinic, outdoor mural, October- December 2011--January 2012, size 10 ft. x 12 ft.
2011: RETROSPECTIVE of a Hardback Woman, Paine College and the Lucy Craft Laney Museum in Augusta GA, January 23 & 30--- March 30, 2011
2010: One person show, King Tisdell Foundation, Savannah GA, February 7- April 3,
2009: Included in Portraying Lincoln, The Historic Society of Washington DC
Commission: West End Remembers mural created for Atlanta Belt Line,
Atlanta GA, September - November 2009. 15ft x 81ft White St. Atlanta GA.
2008: One Person Show: River Oaks Square Arts Center, Alexandria LA, January -
One Person Show: Northwestern State University, Natchitoches LA,
March - 3April 4, 2008
One Person Show: Lucy Craft Laney Museum, Augusta GA March 2 - 31, 08
Three Person Show: Hammonds House Museum, Atlanta GA May - July 2008
PORTRAYING LINCOLN, Anne Lloyd Gallery, Madden Arts Center, Decatur, IL. June July
Two Person show: Augusta State University Nov – December 2008
2007: The Women of Brewster Place Mural, Auburn Ave., 35' x 65' Atlanta GA. Sept. 07
One Person Show: Baton Rouge Community College, LA. 2007.
One person show, Marian Library, University of Dayton, Dayton OH. November 2007 - November 2008.
DeBose Artist-in-Residence, Southern University, Baton Rouge LA., April, 2007.
Group Show: Beyond the Mountaintop, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of
Art, Hartford, CT, November 2007 - April 2008.
2006: Commissioned to Create a mural for the Rosel Fann Recreation Center.
Atlanta GA Ten panels 5x7 ft each, Theme: Community, Sports and History
Group Show, In Celebration of the Black Woman: Sandler Hudson Gallery
Atlanta GA, In Conjunction with the National Black Arts Festival 2006.
Group Show, Embrace: Fine art fair of the national Black Arts Festival 2006
Mason Murer Fine Art, Atlanta GA
2005: Group show, Southwest Fulton Arts Center, October - November 2005
One person show, Temple Gallery, Decatur GA. August - September, 2005.
Art lecture and workshop: National Underground Railroad Freedom Center,
Cincinnati Ohio. May and July.
2004: Commissioned to create 20 paintings on Washboards for the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati Ohio. Works completed and installed: June 2004.
Commissioned to create 24 collage portrait studies of African American and Diaspora Poets for the Furious Flower Poetry Conference in Harrisonburg VA. Works completed and exhibited: September 2004
One Person Show: Lucy Craft Laney Museum, Augusta GA, February 2004.
One Person Show: GA State University, Lift Every Voice and Sing,
January 29-February 20, 2004.
Two Person Show with Reginald Gammon, BLACK & WHITE, Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans LA. January - February 2004.
Group Show: Included in Southern Journeys, Alexandria Museum of Art,
Oct. 8-- Dec. 31, 2004, Alexandria Louisiana.
2003: Guest lecturer, 2003 Cullum Lecture Series/ Augusta State University. The Influence of Latin American and Caribbean Art on African American Artist. February 03.
One Person Show: Auburn Avenue Research Library: July 12 - August 24, 2003
One Person Show: John Marlor Arts Center, Milledgeville, GA October 03.
2002: Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs Grant, for a series of paintings based on the hymn LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING. 32 Paintings completed and exhibited at the Virginia Lacey Jones Exhibition Hall, Atlanta University Center, Inc. Atlanta GA, 2002.
Group Show: IN THE SPIRIT OF MARTIN, THE LIVING LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. A traveling show sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition service.
Exhibition Venues: The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit, Michigan: January - August 2002.
The Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida: September - December 2002.
The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis Minnesota: Jan.-March 03. The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn New York: May -July 2003
The Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis Tennessee: August - November 2003.
The Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, Montgomery, Alabama: Jan.-March 2004:
2001: Washboard Painting selected for inclusion in the Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport Collection.
2000: One Person Show, Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur GA, March - May.
1999: Three Person Show, STELLA JONES GALLERY, New Orleans, LA. February.
Group Show: JAZZ .... a Montage of a Dream : January - April 1999
Kansas City Jazz Museum, Kansas City, MO.
Mural Project: West End Mall, Atlanta GA. 18 x 13 ft. Designed by the artist and
painted with the assistance of community members, children and adults. March 1999.
1998: Commission: Created 28 paintings sizes 3 x 3 ft to 6 x 8 ft for the HARRIETT G. DARNELL MULTIPURPOSE FACILITY, September 1998. Commissioned by Fulton County Arts Council, One percent for art program.
One Person Show: PARK AVENUE GALLERY, Monroe Louisiana, August 1998
1997: Commission: ABSOLUT VODKA, commission to create - Absolut Favorite.
Absolut Vodka Collection.
AWARDS AND GRANTS
African American Institute grant to study art and culture in West Africa, summer 1975.
Fulbright-Hays study tour, Art of India, summer studies in India, summer 1978.
Special Grant for Excellence in the Arts, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, 1987.
Georgia Council For The Arts, Individual Artist Grant. 1992.
Porter Fleming Foundation Grant to do landscape paintings of the Augusta Area. 2007.
Puffin Foundation Grant: To do a series of works on Choices and Consequences 2008
ONE PERSON SHOWS
Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur GA. March -- April 2000
Camille Love Gallery, Atlanta GA January 1996
Stehens College, Davis Art Gallery, Columbia Missouri, November 1993
Auusta College, Augusta GA, February 1993
Paine College, Augusta GA, January 1993
Galerie Melancon, Lake Charles LA. February 1990
Posselt Baker Gallery, New Orleans LA. November 1989, 1986, 1985, 1984
South Shore Bank, Chicago Illinois, February 1989
Zigler Museum, Jennings LA., August 1988
Baton Rouge Gallery, June 1988.
St. Margarets Catholic Church, Lake Charles LA.
Morris Museum of Art, Augusta GA.
Louisiana State University Print Collection, Baton Rouge, LA.
Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria Louisiana.
The National Ecumenical Museum of Art: St. Louis, Missouri.
Lucey Laney Walker Museum, Augusta GA
River Road African-American Museum, Donaldsonville LA.
The Coca Cola Company, Atlanta GA.
King and Spalding Law Firm, Atlanta GA.
Absolut Vodka, New York, NY.
Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, Atlanta GA.
Harriett G. Damell Senior Multipurpose Facility, Atlanta GA.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati OH.
West End Mall, Atlanta GA.
1971 -- '73 Graduate Assistant, LSU Baton Rouge, LA.
1973 - '78 Instructor of art, Grambling State University, Grambling LA.
1975 - '76 Artist- in - Residence, Assumption Parish Schools.
1978-- '84 Artist - In - Residence, Episcopal High School, Baton Rouge, LA.
1984 - '87 Full time Artist and writer.
1987 - '89 Part time instructor of art, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
1989 - '93 Part time instructor, Augusta College, Augusta GA.
1993 - '95 Artist- in - Residence, Baton Rouge Arts Council, Baton Rouge, LA.
1994 - 2005 - Program Director and visual artist for Youth For Real Summer
Arts Camp, Geismar LA.
2006 - Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs Summer Murals Project: Design and paint a mural for the Rosel Fann Recreation Center, Atlanta GA while acting as a mentor to youth who assisted with the project.
East Ascension Senior High 1967.
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge Louisiana, BFA 1971
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge Louisiana, MFA 1973