Ish Muhammad is a self-taught artist. He earned his BS in Electrical Engineering at Purdue. Born in New York City, Ish has called Indiana home for the last 3 decades.

Muhammad’s work is post-graffiti abstract expressionism. These works have been exhibited nationally and internationally in galleries, museums, and site-specific installations. His work has been shown at venues such as Indiana State Museum (Indianapolis, IN), Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art (Indianapolis, IN), Chicago Cultural Center (Chicago, IL), Zhou B Art Center (Chicago, IL), Swope Art Museum (Terre Haute) and Maison de Metallos (Paris, France)

His commission work can be seen at Eskenazi Hospital (Indianapolis, IN), NiSource (Gary, IN), and Substation #9 (Hammond, IN)

2015 exhibitions and events include:

  • Lake Effect: Outdoor Graffiti Exhibition, Gary, IN
  • Zhou B Art Center, Centerline, Chicago, IL
  • From the Studios, group exhibition, Marshall J Gardner Center for the Arts, Gary, IN
  • Planet Rock, curated by Ish, 15th and West, Chicago, IL

He maintains a studio at the Zhou B Art Center.

Ish Muhammad

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