Rakeem Cunningham is a visual artist and photographer based out of Los Angeles, California. Born in 1992, his work explores themes of self-identity, queer politics, identity politics, self-acceptance, and the navigation of body politics under the queer landscape. Cunningham studied Design and Media Arts at UCLA and is a current member of Montevista Projects in Los Angeles. Cunningham has shown in the Castelli Art Space, Southbay LGBT Center, Los Angeles LGBT Center, the TAG Gallery Loft, and the Littman and White galleries in Portland, Oregon.