family portrait painting commission

I love working with people and creating a work of art that expresses both the individuality of the people portrayed and my own artistic ideas.

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Portrait Commission Clients

The following is a list of positions and accomplishments, past and present, of individuals who have commissioned portraits from Malayka Gormally:

Chief Financial Officer, Microsoft

President of the Board of Trustees, Seattle Art Museum 

President of the Board of Trustees for the Henry Art Gallery

Music Director of the New York "Mostly Mozart" festival

Owner of the Seahawks NFL team franchise

Owner of the Sonics NBA team franchise

Artistic Director of the Seattle International Film Festival

Founder and CEO of a Fortune 500 IT company based in NYC

Chairman of Expedia, Inc.

Board member for the Gage Academy of Art

President and Chief Financial Officer, Oracle

President of the Board of Trustees for Bastyr University

Co-founder of the Committee for Children, international non-profit

Founder and CEO of a major Seattle commercial real estate firm

Owner of several hotels including the Sorrento Hotel, named one of Conde Nast Traveler's top-25 hotels

Founder of four publicly traded biotech companies

Owner of a woman's fashion company in NYC

Newspaper owner and publisher; served on the board of directors of several national newspaper organizations

Fine art collector listed in ARTnews annual list of the most active art collectors in the world

Parish Deacon and founder of the Pastoral and Spiritual Care Program at one of the top Children's Hospitals in the U.S.

Partner at Perkins Coie Law Firm, named by Chambers USAone of "America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in 2007 - 2014

Co-owner of a Myerson and Nowinski Art Associates, Seattle and NYC