Malik Ameer Alexander, a.k.a. The Funky Foot Monster, a.k.a Freaky, a.k.a leak-moe, a self-taught artist, was born in the suburbs of Washington DC, in 1972. He has been very creative from an early age, with an interest in abstract figures and especially Lego's. In high school he became interested in computers experimenting with graphic art & design. After doing time at University of Maryland, he moved to Chicago to pursue a career in computers. While in 'Chi-town', he began experimenting with oil painting, turning his early sketches into large scale abstract paintings. Eventually moving to New York City, he continues his work in abstract painting, while producing graphic art and animation for various websites and flyers for party promotions. His work is inspired by both Jazz and Hip Hop culture, and also from the cities and the environments he has lived in. He is currently in exile in at undisclosed location in Brooklyn.
If you happen to see Malik on the street, approach with caution!
Malik Alexander joined Pixels on January 31st, 2007.