Diasporal Rhythms
Faheem Majeed
October 14, 2023
Artist Profile

Faheem Majeed

Faheem Majeed is an artist, educator, curator and community facilitator. He  blends his unique experience as an artist, non-profit administrator and curator; to  create works that focus on institutional critique and exhibitions that leverage  collaboration to engage his immediate and broader communities, in meaningful  dialogue. Majeed received his BFA from Howard University and his MFA from the  University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). 

From 2005-2011 Majeed served as executive director and curator for the South  Side Community Art Center; and is currently Co-Director and Founder of the  Floating Museum. Majeed is a recipient of The Field and MacArthur Foundation’s:  Leaders for a New Chicago Award (2020), Joyce Foundation Award (2020), the  Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant (2015) and the Harpo Foundation  Awardee (2016). Majeed’s solo exhibitions include MCA Chicago, SMFA at Tufts  and the Hyde Park Art Center.