Moses Hamborg is a portrait painter based in Los Angeles, California and Dakar, Senegal. Born and raised in Southern California he moved to Italy to study drawing and painting. After graduating from the Florence Academy of Art he was awarded the Artist in Residence position. Following his residency he took on portrait commissions in Europe and the US while he furthered his training at Charles H. Cecil Studios. In addition to exhibiting in group shows and having work in private collections across Europe, the United States, and West Africa he also has work in the permanent collections of the New Salem Museum of Art, USA and the Manifattura Tabacchi, Italy. Moses was awarded a Certificate of Excellence from the Portrait Society of America in 2019 and exhibited in the BP Portrait Award 2020 at the National Portrait Gallery, London. In 2021, after spending time painting in Freetown, Sierra Leone, he was accepted into Kehinde Wiley's artist residency, Black Rock Senegal and exhibited with the 14th DAK'ART Biennale in 2022.