Malado Baldwin is an American multi-media artist based in Los Angeles. Her work in multiple media examines the intersection of culture and identity through the re-telling of personal narratives. Outstanding influences in her work include a childhood spent in Dakar, Senegal and Bamako, Mali as the daughter of former Peace Corps volunteers. She holds a BA in comparative literature from Swarthmore College, and an MFA in painting from the New York Studio School. She spent more than 15 years living in New York City before moving to Los Angeles in 2013.
Her work is in public and private collections, including her early film work as a part of Miranda July’s Joanie4Jackie film archive at Bard College and the Getty Research Institute, the William Louis-Dreyfus collection, Kean University, Michael Levine Foundation, and more.
Recent projects include participating in both bi-coastal 2019 Every Woman Biennials with a film screening in New York and an art-book installation in Los Angeles. A solo show of films and sculptures premiered at Winslow Garage LA in 2018; recent group shows include KeyHole Gallery Brooklyn, and Hackett Mill Gallery San Francisco. Upcoming shows in 2019 include film screenings at Loophole and Il Kino, Berlin, and group shows at PØST Gallery, Los Angeles, Berry Campbell Gallery in New York, and Paul Thiebaud Gallery in San Francisco.