Shikeith (b. 1989 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) currently lives and works in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received his MFA in Sculpture from The Yale School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut, after earning his BA in Integrative Arts from The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania. His work has recently been featured in institutional solo exhibitions, including at the Alexander Brest Museum & Gallery, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Florida; Locust Projects, Miami, Florida; Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, Georgia; and The Mattress Factory Museum of Contemporary Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His work is in the permanent collection of The Hammer Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California and the Wroclaw Museum, Wroclaw, Poland. In 2019, Shikeith received a Painters & Sculptors Grant from The Joan Mitchell Foundation. He was awarded the 2020 Art Matters Foundation Grant and was selected for the 2020 – 2021 Leslie Lohman Museum Artist Fellowship. His work has been reviewed in the New York Times, Art Forum, and ApertureAperture has published the artist’s first monograph, Notes Towards Becoming a Spill. Shikeith had his first solo exhibition with McClain Gallery in fall 2022.