Ligel Lambert, MFA (M.Ed. Candidate)
Ligel is an American (Haitian born) interdisciplinary contemporary artist, visual art educator, graphic & web designer. He attended Savannah Arts Academy, high school of music, visual arts as well as the performing arts located in historic Savannah, Georgia. Ligel attended the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) briefly before joining the United State Marine Corps in December of 2000. After serving four honorable years in the United States Marines Corps as a Marine Musician: Trombonist, Ligel was honorably discharged from active duty in December of 2004. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in graphic design (2011) and a Masters degree in Fine Art. He received his first master’s degree from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia in December 2013. His work engages with an on-going exploration of issues of identity, self and pop culture. Within his creative process, Ligel values an on-going facets of serendipitous combinations of colors, as with improvisation with sound, and often utilizing specific cultural symbols from various social realms to convey his message to the audience at large.
He is currently working and living in the greater area of New York City, New York.