Malegria – full name Sebastian Rodriguez – is a street artist from Bogota, Colombia and comes from an artistic family. His father is an illustrator and painter and his elder brother is also a street artist and graphic designer. Malegria studied cinema photography at the Universidad de Cine in Buenos Aires and between classes he found time to paint murals in the street.
Malegria’s artworks relate a lot to his ancestry and roots. They include surreal animals and characters painted with both aerosol and paintbrushes combined with beautiful textures, intricate patterns,motifs and shapes inspired from traditional fabrics and clothing in Latin America, totems, symbols and ornaments.