About Jamil Dyair Steele
Jamil Steele is a visual artist based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Born in 1982, he gravitated to art at a very early age, spending most of his free time drawing and creating. Jamil studied fine arts with a concentration in illustration at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. It is there that he had his first solo exhibition. Since obtaining is BFA, Jamil has gone on to feature his work in several galleries in and around Charlotte. Jamil’s work has been featured at the Art House in NODA, Festival in the Park, Spirit Square, the Art Institute of Charlotte, and most recently the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill, SC. In addition, Jamil was selected by founder and CEO Kyle Holbrook of the MLK mural project to serve as one of five lead artists in the creation of the “Charlotte, Past, Present, and Future Mural” in Charlotte’s Historic West End. Jamil recently completed his Master's of Art Education at Winthrop University in Rock Hill SC., and has taught visual arts for eight years. Jamil currently works as a freelance portrait artist, illustrator, and muralist. If you are interested in any work shown on this site or are interested in commissioning Jamil for any of the above services, please contact him using the contact information found on this page.