Umar Rashid is the civilian name of the artist Frohawk Two Feathers (b. 1976, Chicago, IL). He lives and works in Los Angeles. His work illustrates the complex history of his imagined Frenglish Empire from 1648 to 1880, evocatively presenting the narratives of his characters.
Rashid is represented by Blum & Poe & Almine Rech. He currently has an exhibition on view in New York at MoMA PS1. Other solo and group shows include presentations at Hammer Museum (Los Angeles), Blum & Poe (Los Angeles), Transformative Arts Now (Los Angeles), Tiwani Contemporary (London), New Image Art (Los Angeles), Johannes Vogt (New York), Cokkie Snoei (Rotterdam, Netherlands), Jeffery Deitch (Los Angeles), Studio d Arte Raffaeli (Trento, Italy), and the Cape Town Art Fair at the Tyburn Gallery (Cape Town, South Africa). Umar's work has found a place in a number of prestigious permanent collections, including Zeitz Mocaa, The Hudson River Museum, Conseil Regional de la Guadeloupe and The Brooklyn Museum. He was awarded the City Of Los Angeles Master Artist Fellowship in 2020-21 and a California Community Foundation Grant in 2017.