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About

Originally from Philadelphia, PA, Shikeith now lives and works in Pittsburgh, PA. He received his BA from The Pennsylvania State University (2010) and his MFA in Sculpture from The Yale School of Art(2018). Within overlapping practices of visual art and filmmaking, he investigates the psychological landscape of black manhood. He has shared his work nationally and internationally with recent exhibitions and screenings that include The Langauge Must Not Sweat, Locust Projects, Miami, FL ; Notes Towards Becoming A Spill', Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, GA ; Shikeith: This was his body/His body finally his, MAK Gallery, London, UK; Go Tell It: Civil Rights Photography, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA; A Drop of Sun Under The Earth, MOCA LA, Los Angelos, CA; Labor Relations, Wroclaw Contemporary Museum, Poland; Race, Sex, & Cinema: The World of Marlon Riggs, BAM, Brooklyn, NY; and Black Intimacy: An Evening With Shikeith and Rickey Laurentiis, MoMA, New York, NY.