Masud Ashley Olufani (MAO) is an Atlanta based mixed media artist whose studio practice is rooted in the discipline of sculpture. He is a graduate of Arts High School in Newark, NJ; Morehouse College; and The Savannah College of Art and Design where he earned an MFA in sculpture in 2012. Masud has exhibited his work in group and solo shows in Atlanta, Georgia; New Orleans, Louisiana; Chicago, Illinois; Richmond, Virginia; Lacoste, France; and Hong Kong, China. He has completed residencies at The Hambidge Center for Arts and Sciences in Rabun, GA; Creative Currents in Portobello, Panama; and The Creatives Project in Atlanta, GA. Masud is a recipient of a 2015 Idea Capital Grant and the 2015 Southwest Airlines Art and Social Engagement grant.

Individual works in the MOCA GA Permanent Collection:

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