Profile: Ealy Mays (1959-)

ALY MAYS (b.1959) Hailed as one of the most outstanding African-American artists of his generation, Ealy Mays is a painter’s painter who believes art should be accessible to all. Born in 1959, in Witichita Falls, TX, today, the Paris-based artist creates action-packed paintings, which animate history in a visual language all his own. Like painted tapestries, Mays’s meticulously detailed canvasses brim with narrative symbolism, weaving together the various political events, technological developments, and cultural attitudes, which have produced the scene depicted. Continue reading Profile: Ealy Mays (1959-)