Farouk Alao aka Farouk858 is a multi-disiplinary Artist and Art Director, his style is ever-evolving. By trying to make sense of the world around him through his work, he hopes he can help others understand theirs. He focuses his work on humanity, questioning the things we think we know about ourselves.

He previously worked at the M&C Saatchi offices in London for several months after a 4-week placement as a Graphic + Motion designer. He also previously worked at Stink Studios London as an Art Director.

Creative ambassador of Limerick.

Freelance Services:

  • 3D Artist
  • Modeling
  • Web Design
  • Art Commision
  • Creative Direction
  • Creative Consultation 
I have worked on projects for clients including:

  • Instax
  • Google
  • Peloton
  • Guinness
  • Samsung
  • JD Sports
  • Stink Studios
  • M&C Saatchi
  • British Council
  • Ormston House
  • Limerick Council
  • Meta (Facebook)
  • Saint Street Dublin
  • HM Government UK
  • University of Limerick
  • Department for Education UK
  • Department for International Trade UK

Features & Publications:


~ ‘Shaped By Limerick’ - Public Exhibition

~ ‘Multidisciplinary artist Farouk Alao on NFTs, freelance life and finding balance’ -  Creative Lives In Progress, Siham Ali

~ ‘Outer Spaces Series’Brown Thomas 


~ ‘Discover Our Stories - Farouk Alao’ - Limerick Brand Launch



~ ‘Self-Confidence, not Self-Comparison - Farouk Alao’ - Fac Magazine