Born in Saint Louis of Senegal, Serigne Mbaye Camara lives and works in Dakar. Since 1996, he has combined his profession as a creator and teacher at the National School of the Arts in Dakar and in universities, notably that of Thiès, Ziguinchor, Saint-Louis.

He began his training at  the National School of the Arts in Dakar, where he was then successively responsible for the plastic arts section, sewing and fashion cutting departments, then educational advisor before leaving for France were he was educated at the Cachan technical college.

Serigne Mbaye Camara received the medal of knight of the national order of merit and that of the national order of arts and letters. He has participated in several group exhibitions such as the great Contemporary Art of Senegal event presented in France, Belgium and Austria in the early 1990s, in Paris at the Dapper Museum His work has also been the subject of several personal exhibitions, including one , in 2002, at the Museum of Cultures (Kultuurien muséo) in Helsinki.

In 2002 he was appointed chairman of the exhibitions commission within the framework of the Dakar Biennale (Dak’Art).

serigne-mbaye
Emotions, 1996 Mixed media 57 1/10 × 57 1/10 in 145 × 145 cm
Selected Works
Selected Exhibitions

Racine

Racine: Aperçus du Portfolio d’artistes 1996 – 2018 February – September 2020 | Site 1 (Mermoz) Since its opening in 1996, the gallery has constantly

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