The following information was compiled and submitted by Donnell Walker, who has known Mr. Mackie since he was a little boy in art school. Though Mackie wasn't well since 1990, he was producing work up until his passing on August 5, 2007.
Artist Deryl Daniel Mackie: born - July 1, 1949 in Harlem, NY. Lived and died (August 5, 2007) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Deryl Mackie's work has been described as stylized portraiture.
His "personae," as he likes to call them, are
musicians, chefs, laborers, dancers and members of the demimonde, caught
in graceful and revealing moments, mid-motin. the move, they dance, the
pose, perform-and react. An important body of work, The Jealo
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