Aziza is a native of Washington, D.C., currently living and working in New Mexico. She completed her MFA with a concentration in photography, at the University of New Mexico, as well as a fellowship in Pictorial Archiving at the Center for Southwest Research in the spring of 2015. She has exhibited her work in D.C. at Connersmith Contemporary, and in Albuquerque at the Bernalillo Metropolitan Courthouse, the Harwood Art Center, 5g North Gallery and, the University of New Mexico Art Museum.
Recently Aziza reprised her role as a producer's assistant on the sixth and final season of the Netflix hit series "Longmire" and worked in the art department for season one of NBC's new action drama, "The Brave."
Aziza is excited to further develop Ars Moriendi, Volume I, her latest photographic series begun as an artist-in-residence at Playa in Summer Lake, Oregon. Selected works from the series were exhibited at Central Features Contemporary Art last summer.
Thematically Aziza is interested in place, beauty, race, loss and, the nostalgia of materials.