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 Of Malian nationality, Seydou Traore was born on November 25, 1992 in Bamako (Mali).

Passionate about art since his childhood, after obtaining his Diploma of Fundamental Studies (DEF), he continued his studies at the National Institute of Arts (INA). Following his graduation from the National Institute of Arts (INA) in 2011, he passed the entrance examination to the Conservatory of Arts and Crafts MultiMedia Balla Fasséké KOUYATE in Bamako (CAMM / BFK) in 2012 from where he obtained a Master 2 in Plastic Arts in 2017.

In 2008 Seydou successfully participated in Graffiti training with Spanish people at the National Institute of Arts (INA).

In 2014, he brilliantly participated in an Adobe Photoshop training workshop with the "sacred wood" association at CAMM-BFK.

In 2015, he participated in the Workshop of Drawing Sculptures in the regions of Mali directed by Ms. Dany Leriche. The same year, he also participated in the African Virtual Image Festival (FAIVA). Also in 2015, Mr. Traoré worked for the Embassy of the Bolivian Republic of Venezuela in the Republic of Mali, as part of the renewal of their works of art.

Seydou made a brilliant career as a painter. He participated in several exhibitions.

An excellent painter and decorator, Seydou Traoré won the competition organized by the Association of Friends of Peulh Culture (AACP) TABITAL PULAAKU MALI for the design of a Logo in 2015.

In 2016 he was also the winner of the 1st Boniblog Prize in the competition on the theme of the fight against violence against women, for the design of a logo.

Seydou Traoré is a member of the Tim 'Arts team at Kalabankoro plateau, with several workshops and group exhibitions to his credit. 

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