Faheem Majeed is an artist, educator, curator, and community facilitator. He blends his unique experience as a non-profit administrator, curator and artist to create works that focus on institutional critique and exhibitions that leverage collaboration to engage his immediate, and the broader community, in meaningful dialogue. Majeed received his BFA from Howard University and his MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago(UIC). Join us as Majeed opens his studio doors exclusively to Chartwell Collectors Circle members for a private tour.
From 2005-2011, Majeed served as Executive Director and Curator for the South Side Community Art Center (SSCAC). In this role he was responsible for managing operations, staff, programs, fundraising, curation, and archives for the SSCAC. During his time with the SSCAC, Majeed curated exhibitions of numerous artists including Elizabeth Catlett, Dr. David Driskell, Charles White, Jonathan Green, and Theaster Gates.
From 2013 – 2014 he served as the associate director and faculty of UIC’s School of Art and Art History. While at UIC he taught classes in museum collections and socially engaged art practices. Currently, he is working on a large scale collaborative project entitled the Floating Museum which blends creative place-making, activism and exhibition design to make a platform for conversations and community engagement.
Open to Chartwell Collectors Circle members only. Limited availability, RSVP required.