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Faheem Majeed. Photo: Michael Sullivan.

Faheem Majeed

American, born 1976

Faheem Majeed is an artist, educator, curator, and community facilitator. He blends his unique experience as an artist, nonprofit administrator, and curator to create works that focus on institutional critique and exhibitions that leverage collaboration to engage both his immediate and the broader community in meaningful dialogue. Majeed has received multiple awards for his work including the Field and MacArthur Foundation’s Leaders for a New Chicago Award (2020), Joyce Foundation Award (2020), Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant (2015), and the Harpo Foundation Award (2016). Majeed’s solo exhibitions include Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Illinois; School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts; and the Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois. Currently, he is an assistant professor of art at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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