Artist Statement

Malaika Favorite created a colorful mural that depicts the history of the West End neighborhood in Atlanta. Starting with Native American trails and incorporating Hammond’s House, Wren’s Nest and Uncle Remus, the mural is a beautiful panorama of the icons of the area.


Artist Bio

Malaika Favorite is a visual artist and writer whose art work can be found in major collections in the U.S. She works mainly in oil, acrylic, and water color and has carried out experiments with folded canvas and the written word as another dimension of a painting’s text. Her provocative paintings and sculpture pieces emanate as much from her personal history as it does from the wider world.