Keith Duncan Mallett was born in Pennsylvania on October 7, 1948. Hed received his formal art training at the Art Students League, and Hunter College in New York City. He has worked as a freelance artist and for fifteen years was the in-house artist for Frontline Art Publishers. Keith’s work is currently published by Canadian Art Prints, one of the largest fine art publishers in the world.
Keith was commissioned to design the official limited edition print commemorating the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s historic breakthrough into major league baseball. His art was chosen to grace the cover of Chicken Soup for The African American Soul, the first Chicken Soup collection to deal exclusively with the African American experience. His artwork can be found in many private and corporate collections throughout the world.
Keith’s brother, Ronald L. Mallett was one of the first African-American Ph.D.s in theoretical physics. How Jelly Roll Morton Invented Jazz was his first children’s book. He lives in San Diego with his wife Dianne and his German Shepherd Pi. .
Learn more at Keith Mallett’s official website