Born in 1986, David Alekhuogie received his MFA from Yale University and post-bac BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His work was included in Companion Pieces, the 2020 iteration of MoMA’s biannual New Photography exhibition, and is currently on view in Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth. at the California African American Art Museum in Los Angeles. In 2019, he was the recipient of the Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant.
Alekhuogie has had solo exhibitions at Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, CA (2019); Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles, CA (2019); Skibum MacArthur, Los Angeles, CA (2017); and at the Chicago Artist Coalition (2016). Alekhuogie has participated in group shows at Museum of Modern Art, New York (2020); The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA (2017); Fraenkel Gallery, curated by Katy Grannan, San Francisco, CA (2015); and Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA (2015). His work has been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Aperture magazine, light work, foam magazine, cultured magazine, The Brooklyn rail, Time Magazine, Timeout, Chicago, Vice, and The Los Angeles Times.