Salim is a phenomenal muralist and exhibitionist whose works are being exhibited in museums and galleries around the world. His murals have been commissioned in many of the United States as well as Dakar, and also Amsterdam.
He studied at the Rhode Island School of Design, Mass Art, as well as the Brooklyn Museum, before attending the San Francisco Art Institute, achieving a Masters of Fine Art degree in his early twenties. His curatorial work is being commissioned by San Francisco Art Institute Galleries, including the Walter and McBean Gallery, the Diego Rivera Gallery, the Swell; as well as the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the Brooklyn Museum.