Awol Erizku (b. 1988, Addis Ababa) is a conceptual artist who received his B.A. from Cooper Union in 2010 and his M.F.A from Yale in 2014. He has exhibited recently at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York. He has lectured in conjunction with Carrie Mae Weems at The Guggenheim, New York. Recent solo exhibitions include Menace II Society at Night Gallery, Los Angeles, Make America Great Again at Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, New Flower | Images of the reclining Venus at The FLAG Art Foundation, New York and Bad II the Bone presented at nomadic exhibition venue, Duchamp Detox Clinic, by Night Gallery. Erizku lives and works in Los Angeles.