About the Artist:
Delphine Diallo is a Brooklyn-based French and Senegalese contemporary artist. She graduated from the Académie Charpentier School of Visual Art in Paris before working in the music industry for seven years. In 2008, she moved to New York to explore her own practice after giving up a cooperate Art Director role in Paris.
Diallo was mentored by acclaimed photographer and artist of Peter Beard who was impressed by her creativity and spontaneity before offering her to collaborate for the Pirelli calendar photo shoot in Botswana. Inspired by new environments on this trip, she decided to return to her father's home city of Saint-Louis ... more