About the Exhibition
Anthony Gallery proudly presents “GUMBO,” a group exhibition that celebrates the rich diversity of Black and African identities.
GUMBO showcases the unique perspectives, cultural expressions, and profound narratives that emerge from the African diaspora and Black experiences. This captivating collection serves as a testament to the richness and vitality of artistic expression, inviting you to immerse yourself in a celebration of creativity, heritage, and cultural identity.
Featuring an assortment of mediums and styles, artists navigate themes of identity, history, social justice, and personal journeys, offering powerful insights into their lives and communities. Each artist offers a unique lens through which we can explore the complexities and nuances of their experiences.
GUMBO seeks to unite a diverse ensemble of artists, each possessing individual strength and creative prowess, while collectively fostering a vibrant and harmonious fusion of voices. As you navigate this exhibition, prepare to be inspired, challenged, and moved. Together, their collective vision offers a profound testament to the power of art in shaping our understanding of ourselves and the world around us.
Nikkolos Mohammed is a fine artist based out of Los Angeles, California. He received his Bachelor’s of Fine Arts Degree with an emphasis in painting from Otis College of Art and Design in 2013.
In 2014, he and fellow artist Mike Reesé founded DREAMHAUS, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and multifaceted art collective. DREAMHAUS is dedicated to implementing arts as an educational tool and a vehicle toward universal innovation in South Los Angeles.
Nikkolos’ artist practice reclaims hybrid identities through creating hybrid forms. He has exhibited two solo shows in Los Angeles and exhibited in other markets, such as New York and Berlin. Nikkolos also serves as a writer and editor for publications such as Germany-based LeMile Magazine, as well as Hypebeast, an online publication.
As a visual maker, he has collaborated with brands such as Coors Light in a global campaign, the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) for a social justice cause, and has featured works in television and film sets.