About this Artist
Justin Hicks is a multidisciplinary artist, composer, and vocalist who uses music to investigate themes of identity and value. His work has been featured at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Performance Space New York, The Public Theater, JACK, The Highline, MoMA, festival Steirischer Herbst, Western Front Society, MASS MoCA, The Whitney Museum of American Art, Nottingham Contemporary, The Institute for Contemporary Art (Philadelphia), and The Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. Hicks has collaborated with notable artists including Abigail DeVille, Charlotte Brathwaite, Meshell Ndegeocello, Cauleen Smith, Helga Davis, and Lynn Nottage. He was a member of Kara Walker’s 6-8 Months Space and holds a culinary diploma from ICE (Institute of Culinary Education) in New York City. Hicks was born in Cincinnati, OH, and is based in The Bronx, NY.