Born in Senegal. Lives and works in Dakar.
Soly Cissé graduated from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Dakar, where he graduated of his class.
As a child, Soly liked to draw on the radio that his father, a Radiologist, brought him home. Today, he is always fascinated by Transparent, light on the imposing darkness, the essence of color. When he Painted, his brush reveals a scene, brings light to a story, and releases Prisoners characters black background.
Soly refuses imitation and abhors the illustration. Each work is created. Each Creates a new world, new creatures Fully human or fully animal or completely legendary.
Soly Cissé painted with a brush in hand, and a knife. It is also a Excellent draftsman. The public has recently discovered his sculptures Extraordinary metallic. Soly is recognized artist in the world of art. Her Reputation has crossed borders and its work has been presented in exhibitions (France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Spain etc.). By example, he took part in the Africa Remix (Pompidou Center, Hayward Gallery),
which has enjoyed international success.