Fundraising

Yelimane Fall has a number of pieces that are currently available for purchase in the United States and Canada.  All proceeds go towards the construction of the West African Calligraphy Institute and School in Senegal, for which we are currently still fundraising (2017-2018).

All pieces that are marked with an ( * ) are being offered through our fundraising campaign.  If you have any additional questions please write an email with the subject YELIMANE ART to lampfall40 (at) gmail.com.

NOTE: Most artwork comes in a basic frame and and should be matted and re-framed by the purchaser for ideal preservation and display.

Mr. Fall’s renowned artwork is in the permanent collection the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas, The Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois, The Fowler Museum at UCLA, The University of Boston, and the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art in Florida.

If you would like to help the West African Calligraphy Institute without buying artwork please visit: https://www.gofundme.com/west-african-calligraphy-institute

artworks:

~18”X24” From the khassaide Jawartu: The favors I obtained from God did not exist anywhere in the universe, and that is where my success is. French: les faveurs que j’ai obtenues de Dieu n’existaient nulle part dans l’unives, et c’est en clea que consiste mon succes. © Yelimane Fall

 

~18”X24” From Bamba’s famous poem ‘Sindidi’ written when he was a boy. It praises Allah through the blessings of the Torah, the Psalms & Gospels, and the Quran. French: Par le Coran ‘la Thawra, par les psaumes de David et l’evangile de Jesus l’espirit, O mon Dieu! © Yelimane Fall

~18”X24” Allahu Kun Fayakun. God says ‘Be’, and it is. © Yelimane Fall

Barké boko ragnané mou diatla. On ne doit pas passer pour un riche (artist’s translation). He who’s goal is wealth will have problems. acrylic on paper © Yelimane Fall

Lines from the poetry (khassida) by Cheikh Amadou Bamba:

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3. *Touba Fall. 20in X 16in/acrylic on paper with fabric © Yelimane Fall

Sayings of Cheikh Amadou Bamba w/image of Bamba and Lamp Fall – offers blessing and protection for the home:

4a. Daraja boko jeundé mou xatie. Honor has no price. 21in X 16in/acrylic on paper © Yelimane Fall

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4b. Barké boko ragnané mou diatla. On ne doit pas passer pour un riche (artist’s translation). 21in X 16in/acrylic on paper © Yelimane Fall

Sayings of Cheikh Amadou Bamba and other prayers:

Bamba jago croix légion d'honneur.C'est Bamba qui mérite la Légion d'honneur.

5. *Bamba jago croix légion d’honneur. It is Bamba who merits the Legion of Honor. 20in X 16in/acrylic on paper with fabric © Yelimane Fall

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6. *sold* Mane kou xamoul,ladioul kou xam, xawmaw layam. He who does not know should ask those who know, otherwise he is mistaken. 16in X 20in/acrylic on paper with fabric © Yelimane Fall

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7. *sold*Barké boko ragnané mou diatla. No one forces fortune. 16in X 20in/acrylic on paper with fabric © Yelimane Fall

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10. *Salat ala Nabi (Prayer on the Prophet (PBUH). 16in X 20in/acrylic on paper with fabric © Yelimane Fall

Large pieces:

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11. *Na xalèyi wek mag,mag yi yeureum lème. May the youth respect their Elders, whose help and protection they need. (from the khassida of Serign Touba) 27in X 35in/acrylic on paper © Yelimane Fall (framed)

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12. *Mourid United. Yalla défal Mourid yi gniou nèke bène. May Allah make all those who come to Mouridism as One. (from khassida of Serign Touba) 27in X 35in/acrylic on paper © Yelimane Fall (framed)

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13. *sold*In every circumstance I am living with Allah 27in x 35in/acrylic on paper © Yelimane Fall (framed) explanation: From Ahmadou Bamba’s famous poem Jaawartu – This poem was written during his 7 year exile and imprisonment in Gabon, and it is during this period that he achieved his ultimate proximity to Allah.

Wolofal Proverbs (wolof sayings written in Arabic):

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14. *Saam sa juroom niary tière mo gueun déké kor (Wolofal). Tending to your heaps of 7 grains is better than spending your life eating (it). 9in X 13in/acrylic on cardboard with fabric © Yelimane Fall

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15. *Bagna moye mo gueune deuké toub (Wolofal). Avoiding sin is better than spending time asking God for forgiveness. 9in X 13in/acrylic on cardboard with fabric ©

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16. *Fatelikou Alaxira mo gueune fanané jouli (Wolofal). Remembering the afterlife is better than spending the night in prayer. 9in X 13in/acrylic on cardboard with fabric ©