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.