Khalilah Birdsong

Khalilah Birdsong is a painter with a studio practice based on Maui, Hawaii and in Atlanta, Georgia. She has had solo exhibitions in Cincinnati, Ohio and Atlanta, Georgia. Her 2016 solo exhibition at the Cincinnati Art Underground was reviewed in Cincinnati CityBeat.  Birdsong has paintings in private and corporate collections, including commissioned works.  Two of her paintings were recently acquired by the City of Atlanta for the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Natatorium Center.  Khalilah’s work can be found in President Barack Obama’s private collection, which is being considered for his Presidential Library.  A fifteen-year veteran of the Film and Television industry, Khalilah is the Senior Director of Communications & Engagement at Tyler Perry Studios, where she has worked in various aspects of the organization for a decade.