Mohamed Diabagate was born in 1987 in Bamako.

Diabagaté began painting at a young age with his father, the renowned painter Ismael Diabagaté. 

 

The winner of the National Ségou’Art in September 2017, Mohamed Diabagaté is the young rising star of contemporary art in Bamako. He graduated first of his class from the National Institute of Arts, Bamako as valedictorian in June 2009. He continued his studies in Fine Arts at the Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers Multimedia Balla Fasséké Kouyaté Bamako (2014). After a residence and mentoring in the workshop of the great Beninese artist, Ludovic Fadairo, Diabagaté joined the artist collective Atelier Badialan 1.

He has a technique of collaging fabric and mosaic, degraded from top to bottom and vice versa with disappearing silhouettes.