Online Program // Textile HOur with Azikiwe MohammeD
Tuesday, April 13 at 7PM EST
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Join artist Azikiwe Mohammed for a virtual walkthrough of his exhibition 11439-39202 at the Yeh Art Gallery, St. John's University. Mohammed will share insights into his research and process, and the conversation will be moderated by Owen Duffy, Director, Yeh Art Gallery.
This program is organized in partnership with Textile Arts Center.
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About Azikiwe Mohammed
A Bard College graduate, Azikiwe Mohammed has received the Art Matters and the Rema Hort Mann Emerging Artist grants, and held residencies at Pioneer Works and Mana Contemporary. Mohammed has presented solo exhibitions in venues including Ace Hotel, Chicago; Anna Zorina Gallery, New York; Knockdown Center, New York; Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami; and SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah. He has participated in group exhibitions at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin; Antenna Gallery, New Orleans; MoMa PS1, New York; and the Studio Museum in Harlem, among others. His work has been acclaimed by such media outlets as The New York Times, Hyperallergic, Forbes, Frieze, artnet News, and Artforum, among others.
About Textile Arts Center
Textile Arts Center (TAC) is a NYC-based resource facility dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of textiles through creative educational programs for children and adults. At TAC, we aspire to unite the textile community and advocate for the handmade by providing accessible, skills-based classes that reinvigorate engagement with traditional crafts. Techniques like weaving, sewing, and dyeing are practical, connective, and process-driven—common denominators around the world. They are part of our collective history and vital to our ongoing expressions of design, art, and culture.
Azikiwe Mohammed: 11439 - 39202 is generously supported by The Coby Foundation, Ltd.
Image: Azikiwe Mohammed, Freemans Beach, Wilmington, NC, 2021, embroidered quilt, 87 ½ x 73 inches. Image courtesy the artist.