Asheer Akram is an emerging artist based out of Kansas City, Missouri.  Akram was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  He completed his BFA in sculpture at the Kansas City Art Institute in 2007. 

Akram addresses issues of global culture through his recent work, which is a hybrid of traditional Islamic art, aspects of American culture, and fine art to create a finalized object.  He is interested in how cultural significance is defined through the fine arts.