Azikiwe Mohammed’s compositions mesh pop culture and internet graphics, elevating seemingly mundane and under-represented figures to the canon of art history. Azikiwe Mohammed graduated from Bard College in 2005 where he studied photography and fine arts. Since then he has shown these things in galleries both nationally and internationally. In 2015 he received the Art Matters Grant, and in 2016 was the recipient of the Rema Hort Mann Emerging Artist Grant. He is an artist-in-residence alumnus of Pioneer Works, New York; Kickstarter, New York and Mana Contemporary, Jersey City. His work has been featured extensively in the media, including VICE, I-D Magazine, Artforum, BOMB Magazine, and Hyperallergic. Mohammed has presented a number of solo exhibitions including The Knockdown Centre, New York; Long Gallery, New York; The Ace Hotel Chicago, Chicago; Rush Arts, New York; as well as multiple solo offerings at Spring Break Art Fair in New York City. He has participated in group exhibitions at MoMa PS1, New York; Antenna Gallery, New Orleans; Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, and the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, among others.