Nimah Gobir

is a painter and illustrator based in Oakland

Nimah Gobir is the daughter of two Nigerian immigrants. Raised by a single mama and a textbook middle child, she creates art that explores her identity as a black woman. Through paintings and installations, her work teases out both the nuances and shared experiences of being black. She works out of FM Gallery on 25th St.

For project inquiries // studio visits:



Emerging Artist Professionals Fellowship

The Growlery Artist Residency

Blau Gold Fellow Studio-Artist Fellowship

Best BFA Exhibition

Latest Exhibitions


The Growlery

San Fransisco, CA


Root Division

San Francisco, CA


Non-sterile Art Happenings

Cambridge, MA

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