Djiby Ndiaye also known as Baye Djiby is a conceptual artist in the art group Du Benn with Amary Sobel Diop. He said he calls himself this because it means father and that places him in the context of family, a context everyone is familiar with.   “The One Who Dreams” He was born in Saint Louis,

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Djiby Ndiaye also known as Baye Djiby is a conceptual artist in the art group Du Benn with Amary Sobel Diop. He said he calls himself this because it means father and that places him in the context of family, a context everyone is familiar with.   “The One Who Dreams” He was born in Saint Louis,

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This weeks’s contest at Spoonflower is based on fall leaves.  There is no fall season here in Senegal, just wet season, dry season and harmattan, that is, the winds that blow in from the Sahara.  But my body still remembers the rthymns of the seasons from further north and the beauty of autumn leaves.  For Gingko Leaves on Bright

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This weeks’s contest at Spoonflower is based on fall leaves.  There is no fall season here in Senegal, just wet season, dry season and harmattan, that is, the winds that blow in from the Sahara.  But my body still remembers the rthymns of the seasons from further north and the beauty of autumn leaves.  For Gingko Leaves on Bright

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Amary Sobel Diop in his rooftop studio in Rufisque On Wednesday, the Dakar Women’s Group Art Committee stopped by the workshop of Amary Sobel Diop.  He had been one of the members of our spring art show and had impressed us with his portrait of Kenyan activist, Wangari Muta Maathai, Nobel Prize for Peace winner in

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Amary Sobel Diop in his rooftop studio in Rufisque On Wednesday, the Dakar Women’s Group Art Committee stopped by the workshop of Amary Sobel Diop.  He had been one of the members of our spring art show and had impressed us with his portrait of Kenyan activist, Wangari Muta Maathai, Nobel Prize for Peace winner in

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Today’s ATC is a small pen drawing from a painting by Rien Poortvliet in the book Gnomes.  When I was five, I saw Brian Froud’s Faeries book and sometime after that the Gnomes book.  I was captivated by the art from these books (being too young to read much) and purchased them as an adult

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 I am very excited to share with you some clothing made from some of the fabric I have designed.  These capri pants are made with the African Lace in Midnight Blue print in a twill.   The second print, Rust Gold and Blue Grey Asian and Insect Collage is made with Spoonflower’s polyester silky faille fabric. For this project I

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 I am very excited to share with you some clothing made from some of the fabric I have designed.  These capri pants are made with the African Lace in Midnight Blue print in a twill.   The second print, Rust Gold and Blue Grey Asian and Insect Collage is made with Spoonflower’s polyester silky faille fabric. For this project I

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