Jamaal Rolle

Portrait of Jamaal Rolle
Jamaal Rolle by Duke Wells

Jamaal Rolle, known as “The Celebrity Artist,” is an award-winning Bahamian visual artist, popular for his hand-drawn portraits of famous political, entertainment, and sports figures.

His critically-acclaimed portraits include those of U.S. President Barack Obama, Prince Harry of Wales, Sir Sidney Poitier, Oprah Winfrey, Lenny Kravitz, Johnny Depp, Mark Wahlberg, Michael Jordan and the Pope.

He has been drawing professionally since 2001, starting with portraits and caricatures for tourists.

He also draws a daily political and societal-life cartoon in a local newspaper.

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