Faheem Majeed (American, b. 1977 Chicago, lives chicago) 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 the broader community, in meaningful dialogue.
From 2005-2011, Majeed served as Executive Director and Curator for the South Side Community Art Center. In this role he was responsible for managing operations, programs, fundraising, curation, and archives. Majeed has been an Artist-in-Residence with the Arts and Public Life/Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture at theUniversity of Chicago, MANA Contemporary Chicago, Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, and Three Walls’ Propeller Fund Program. In 2015, Majeed had his first solo museum exhibition at the MCA Chicago. Currently, he is working on a large scale collaborative project called The Floating Museum which blends creative place-making, activism and exhibition design to make a platform for conversations and community engagement.