Azikiwe Mohammed graduated from Bard College in 2005 where he studied photography and fine arts. Since then he has shown these things in galleries both nationally and internationally. In 2015 he received the Art Matters Grant, and in 2016 was the recipient of the Rema Hort Mann Emerging Artist Grant. He is an artist-in-residence alumnus of Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, New York, Kickstarter in Brooklyn, New York and Mana Contemporary in Jersey City. His work has been featured extensively in the media, including VICE, I-D Magazine, Artforum, BOMB Magazine, and Hyperallergic. Mohammed has presented a number of solo exhibitions including The Knockdown Center, Maspeth, NY; Long Gallery, Harlem, NY; The Ace Hotel Chicago, Chicago, IL; Rush Arts, NY; as well as multiple solo offerings at Spring Break Art Fair in New York City.