Ligel Lambert is a talented interdisciplinary artist, educator, graphic designer, and entrepreneur who was born in Haiti and currently resides in the United States. He has lived and worked in several different countries including Japan, South Korea, China, and the US. His artistic skills span painting, collage, printmaking, assemblage, and sculpture. Lambert holds a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in Interdisciplinary Art/Painting from the Royal Melbourne Institute (RMIT) University in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (2013). He also completed a Master's degree in Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida, USA (2021), and a Bachelor’s of Fine Art in Graphic Design in the United States (2011). As a seasoned educator, Ligel has taught in the US, South Korea, Japan, and China. He has collaborated with notable figures such as Wycliffe Gordon, Howard R. Paul, and Bob James. Ligel’s work has been exhibited in galleries across parts of the world including New York; Savannah, Georgia; Su Zhou, China; Melbourne, Australia; Jacksonville, Florida; Virginia Beach, Virginia; and Raleigh, North Carolina. His artworks can be found in a few private and public collections at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, Savannah, Georgia, Tisdell Cottage Foundation and Coastal Jazz Association in Savannah, Georgia, City of Jacksonville, Florida, and Kasseem Dean (Swizz Beatz).

Artist Statement

My work involves exploring the ways in which sounds can be interpreted visually. I am interested in the relationship between sound and its visual representation, and my work is focused on creating different visual representations of sound. I also use the concept of transmediation to explore the different ways in which sound can be represented. Through experimentation with various materials, my work explores the emotional, physical, spiritual, and psychological impacts of living in our world. I incorporate my various identities, interests, and reflections on social issues in my work, using iconographic musical notations that I have developed since my youth.

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Doctor of Education in College Teaching

2021 – Present
E.d.D.C.T. · Teachers College, Columbia University · New York City, New York, USA

Master of Education

M.Ed. · The University of West Florida · Pensacola, Florida, USA

Master of Fine Art

MFA · Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University · Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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