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 part of the collections at the Studio Museum in Harlem and the MoMA. He lives in New York and currently works at Mana Fine Arts as part of their Mana BSMT program.