AZIKIWE MOHAMMED

Lives and works in TriBeCa, NYC

 

EDUCATION

 

BFA, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 2001-2005

 

SOLO EXHBITIONS

 

2014

Black Internet, gallery: SENSEI, New York, NY

2012

Frequent Aberrations 2009-2012, 7Dunham, Brooklyn, NY

2010

A Thugtrospective of Realness: A solo effort from Azikiwe Mohammed, Panda Gallery, New York, NY

2007

The Universe Is Full of Shadow Ninjas So Watch Your Back Son: A solo effort

     from Azikiwe Mohammed, gallery: SENSEI, New York, NY

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2016

Forward Union Fair, 714 Broadway, New York, NY

Beverly's x Artsy, Acud Macht Neu - ACUD Studio, Berlin, Germany

Jameco Exchange via No Longer Empty, 89-62 B 165th Street, Queens, NY

Spring Break Art Show, Moynihan Station, New York, NY

Timeshare, BHQFU, New York, NY

Material Arts Fair, Mexico City, Mexico

2015

Spring Break Art Show, Moynihan Station, New York, NY

Power, Protest and Resistance, Skylight Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014

Radical Color, Newspace Ccenter for Photography, Portland Oregon

Experior, Gitana Rosa Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Not So Soft, La Peche Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

I Am Here (Blacking The Internet), Culturefix, New York, NY

Fifteen Warren, 15 Warren Street, New York, NY

Spring Break Art Show, The Old School, New York, NY

2013

Spring Break Art Show, Moynihan Station, New York, NY

2011

The Camera Club of New York's Annual Silent Benefit Photo Auction, The

     Camera Club of New York, New York, NY

The Panda Show, Panda Gallery, New York, NY

2010

A Thugtrospective of Realness: A solo effort from Azikiwe Mohammed, Panda Gallery, New York NY

The Adult Playground, Spinks Gallery, New York, NY

The Aljira Fine Art Auction 2010, Newark, NJ

Behind the Scenes, The Camera Club of New York, New York, NY

New Works curated by Jon Decola, Hostetter Arts Center, Martinsville, NJ

New Visions of Old Things: Installation, Panda Gallery, New York, NY

Le Roman Du Lievre, MTS Gallery, Anchorage, AK (a traveling exhibition)

2009

The Panda Show, Panda Gallery, New York, NY

The Camera Club of New York's Annual Silent Benefit Photo Auction, The

     Camera Club of New York, New York, NY

My Other Nature, The Camera Club of New York, New York, NY

 2008

The Camera Club of New York's Annual Silent Benefit Photo Auction, The

     Camera Club of New York, New York, NY

Love Love The Art of John McLane and Friends, OpenHouse Gallery, New

     York, NY

2007

Back To Analog, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY

New Beginnings, gallery: SENSEI, New York, NY

2006

Memories Of My Father, gallery: SENSEI, New York, NY

Hungry Ghosts, The Glasshouse, New York, NY

Offshore/On-Board: Surf Art reconsidered, Ashley Tyler Gallery, NY, NY

2005

Group Show #1, Be Nice Gallery, New York, NY

 

RELATED PROFESSIONAL WORK

 

Educational Alliance, New York, NY - Black & White Analog Photography

     Teacher

The Small Darkroom, New York, NY - Black & White Darkroom Printer

Primary Photographic, New York, NY - Black & White Darkroom Printer

Arthur Elgort, New York, NY - Black & White Darkroom Printer

 

RESIDENCIES

 

2016 - Mana Contemporary: Mana BSMT Residency Program, Jersey City, New Jersey

2015 - Pioneer Works, Red Hook, Brooklyn

2013 – 2014 - Mana Contemporary: ESKFF Residency Programm, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

AWARDS

 

2016 - Rema Hort Mann Emerging Artist Grant

2015 - Art Matters Foundation Grant

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

Http://www.becapricious.com/blog/2016/artist-feature-3-azikiwe-mohammed/

Capricious Magazine, December, 2016

 

Http://hyperallergic.com/346184/from-a-crash-course-in-fake-news-to-a-sign-making-station-a-fair-fosters-political-action/

Hyperallergic, December, 2016

 

Http://www.artspace.com/magazine/news_events/art-fairs/best-of-spring-break-2016-53566

Artspace, March, 2016

 

Http://www.artspace.com/magazine/interviews_features/field-trip/azikiwe-mohammed-field-trip-53020
Artspace, March, 2015

 

Http://www.manhattanportage.com/lifestyle/2015/02/10/azikiwe-mohammed/

Manhattan Portage, February, 2015

 

Http://www.complex.com/art-design/2014/03/azikiwe-mohammed-art-interview
Complex Magazine, March, 2014

 

Http://thesource.com/2014/03/11/free-insert-favorite-rapper-here-now-available-on-tapestries-thanks-to-artist-azikiwe-mohammed/
The Source, March, 2014

 

Http://www.afropunk.com/profiles/blogs/creators-of-the-black-internet-the-art-of-azikiwe-mohammed
Afropunk, February, 2014

 

Http://massappeal.com/azikiwe-mohammeds-frequent-aberrations/
Mass Appeal, October, 2012

 

Http://www.vice.com/read/azikiwe-mohammed-takes-beautiful-pictures-of-his-roadside-meals
Christian Storm, courtesy of Vice, November, 2012