Malcom Farley started painting at the age of eight. Particularly fascinated with the energetic drive and aura of athletes, Malcolm Farley cut his teeth painting the world’s greatest baseball, tennis, football and hockey stars.
Farley prefers to create his art in live event fashion while thousands, even hundreds of thousands, look on. As a result, Malcolm Farley is globally recognized for his ever-growing portfolio of high-profile events, including Olympics, Superbowls, Concerts, US Opens.
Most recently, Malcolm unveiled 24 originals of Major League Baseballs Most Memorable Moments at the World Series. This event, sponsored by MasterCard, is just one of numerous joint partnerships that are occurring now between Fortune 500 corporations (i.e. Time Warner, Pepsi Cola, Nabisco) and the sporting and music worlds.
Malcolm Farley is the entity that brings them together.
In the last 10 years alone, Malcolm Farley has painted in Live Painting Performances at: US Opens Superbowls, the World Polo Championships, the 2002 Olympics in Sydney, numerous All Star Games, the Stanley Cup Championships, Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association. He also paints on stage for musicians such as B.B. King and Carlos Santana, and creates memorable art and tile walls for children’s foundations, hospitals, sporting event centers, and libraries. He’s recently added a few surprises to his portfolio with a platform event by Mikhail Gorbachev, marine and wildlife paintings for renowned aquariums, and was flown to New York to paint at The Sopranos season premiere cast party. Because his talent is so diverse and unique, Malcolm Farley is also the most popular modern-day artist to be booked into live painting performances for CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox Sports, The Fox & Friends Morning Show, ESPN, and the USA Network.
Because his talent is so diverse and unique, Malcolm Farley is also the most popular modern-day artist to be booked into live painting performances for CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox Sports, The Fox & Friends Morning Show, ESPN, and the USA Network.
The color and action Malcolm puts to canvas is only surpassed by his charismatic energy with the fans and his affable ability to adjust to any environment in which he is performing, says Dan Marino, NFL All-Time Passing Leader for the Miami Dolphins.
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Malcolm Farley has been entitled with the moniker of America’s Premiere Sports and Entertainment Artist for the last two decades by media, corporate America, and a growing list of collector’s the world over. His dynamic personality as an entertainer, combined with his ability to capture the moment “live” as the action unfolds, puts him at the top of the list of talent when “the event” becomes “an extravaganza”. From painting the Super Bowls on the sideline, the Grammies live onstage, and Major League Baseball’s 2009 All Star Game, this modern day master has etched indelible images in the memory banks of millions of onlookers throughout the years with his renowned brush.
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Malcolm Farley had a gallery showing at the Denver Pavilions and it features over 100 bodies of work from the sports world, the religious world and even the music world. Farley talks about his inspirations and passions for painting and sports.
Video by Eric Lansing
Internationally acclaimed artist and Metro State alumnus Malcolm Farley is renowned for his visions of color and unique ability to capture the moment, the action and the spirit of an event. Creativity to the Mth Degree is a special exhibition of more than 100 of Farleys paintings and works on paper, ranging from his early career to current works from the 2009 World Series.
Nov. 11-17, Denver Pavilions, 16th Street Mall.
Yes, I had a 1-on-1 meeting and VIP picture with him. We chatted briefly, its safe to say he is a very nice guy – class act all the way. This was at the Wings over the Rockies Air &? Space Museum. If you look close you can see the LFL X-wing in the background too!