Nikko Washington: 53 'til Infinity

Opening: Friday, Jan 11, 2019 6 – 8 pm
Friday, Jan 11 – Mar 31, 2019

University of Chicago
915 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

Café Logan

Raised and shaped by the landscape and culture of Hyde Park, Chicago, IL, Nikko Washington has been creating art since he can remember. Beginning with drawing, and then painting, and finally graphic design and screen-printing. Washington's introspective work often focuses on gentrification and displacement. Themes that the artist has experienced both in his own life and with those closest to him. Washington’s particular aesthetic has allowed him to excel directly with his individual work, as well as his role as the Artistic Director for Chicago hip-hop collective, Savemoney. In this exhibition, he will highlight his most recent works, some of which has been created specifically for this show and will be seen for the first time. 

 

Image: Courtesy of Falyn Huang