Curriculum Vitae ....a.k.a... "What I've been up to"

 

Education

2012               George Washington University, Studio Arts, MFA

2001               Syracuse University, Painting, BFA

2000              Participant in Division of International Study Abroad Program, Florence, Italy

 

Fellowships

2010 – 2012      Morris Louis Fellowship from The George Washington University

 

Select Exhibitions

2016            Lest We Forget, group exhibition, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD

                    It Takes A Nation: Art for Social Justice, group exhibition, American University, Washington, DC

                   SILOS, group exhibition, American University, Washington, DC

                   To Be Black in White America, group exhibition, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD

 

2015           Topography, group exhibition, Tinney Contemporary, Nashville, TN

                   Power, Protest, & Resistance: The Art of Revolution, group exhibition, Skylight Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

                   How We Lost DC, group exhibition, Honfleur Gallery, Washington, DC            

                   My Big Black America, group exhibition, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 

2014          Prizm Art Fair, group exhibition, Miami FL

                  ManMade, group exhibition, Gallery Plan B, Washington, DC

                  Emergence 2014: International Artists to Watch, group exhibition, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD

                  General Public, group exhibition, Gallery Plan B, Washington, DC

 

2013         Living and Working, group exhibition, Civilian Art Projects, Washington, DC

                 Human Ecology, group exhibition, The Gallery @ Community College Baltimore County, Catonsville, MD

                 Crowns, group exhibition, The Fridge, Washington, DC

                 Sondheim Artscape Prize Semi-Finalist Exhibition, group exhibition, Meyerhoff Gallery (MICA), Baltimore, MD

                 Targets & Goals, solo exhibition, Civilian Art Projects, Washington, DC

                 Homage to Harriet, group exhibition, Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Baltimore, MD

                 No Strings Attached, group exhibition, 39th Street Gallery, Brentwood, MD

 

2012         Fresh Perspectives, group exhibition, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC

                 Academy, group exhibition, Conner Contemporary, Washington, DC

                 Constructs: Thesis Exhibition, solo exhibition, George Washington University, Washington, DC

 

2011         Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Art Exhibit, group exhibition, University of Maryland University College, College Park, MD

                Sacred Reflections, group exhibition, David C. Driskell Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

    

2010        Solo Exhibition, Blueberry Art Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia

 

2009       SU in DC, group exhibition, International Visions Gallery, Washington, DC

                 Mixed Messages, group exhibition, International Visions Gallery, Washington, DC

                 May Day / Global Politics, group exhibition, Art Whino Gallery, Ft. Washington, MD

                 Just Responding to the Spirit, group exhibition, Gallery Guichard, Chicago, IL    

                 Stars and Stripes: Pride and Hope Reinterpreted, group exhibition, The Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington, DC

 

2008        Stars and Stripes: Pride or Despair, group exhibition, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD

                 The Funk Aesthetic: Chocolate Coated Freaky & Habit Forming, group exhibition, H&F Fine Arts Gallery, Mount Rainier, MD

                 Solo Exhibition, Blueberry Art Gallery, Alexandria, VA

                 Location Baltimore: Giving Birth to Dreams, group exhibition, Baltimore, MD

 

2007        Civil Rights - Civil Wrongs, group exhibition, Just Lookin’ Gallery, Hagerstown, MD

                 Art of the Emerging, group exhibition, Galerie Myrtis, Washington, DC

                 East of the River, group exhibition, Honfleur Gallery, Washington DC

 

2006        A City View, solo exhibition, Jennings Gallery, Washington DC

 

2005        MX80 Exhibition & Auction – a fine art contemplation of the life and legacy of Malcolm X, The Brecht Forum Gallery, Chelsea, NY

 

2004        Ancient Traditions Contemporary Forms, Group Exhibit, The Embassy of the Republic of Ghana, Washington, DC

                 Coming Home, Solo Exhibit, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, Washington, DC

 

Publications

2016            BmoreArt.com Oct. 13, “Lest We Forget”

                    BmoreArt.com Sept. 16, “Black Power in Art: Black Panthers to Black     

                    Lives Matter”

                   Washington Post Sept. 9, “In the Galleries”

                   Washington Post Sept. 8, “Looking for art free of politics? Don’t look here.”

                   BmoreArt.com June 28, “Field Trip: Baltimore Gallery Visits”

                   BmoreArt.com June 27, “Seeing Through the Lens of Black America"

                   The American Alliance of Museums

 

2015            Nashville Arts Magazine, October 2015, pages 67-69

                    Washington Post Sept. 19

                    Washington City Paper Oct. 2

                    Washington City Paper Sept. 11

                    Washington City Paper Jan. 15

 

2013            Washington Post, July 03

                    EastCityArts.com Mar. 07

                    Washington Post, Jan. 04 

            

2012            Fine Arts and Art History 2012 Summer Newsletter, pages 2, 5, & 6

                    EastCityArts.com Aug. 06

                    EastCityArt.com July 17

                    Hillyer Arts Space, interview

 

2011            The GW Hachet, video interview http://vimeo.com/32429377

                   Luxe Immo Magazine, no.14, Aug. 2011, pages 30-33

                   1st Place George Washington University’s Annual Award Show

 

2009          Chicago Reader, vol. 38 no. 19, Jan. 29 page 58

 Washington Post Express, Jan. 08 page E20

 

2008          Washington Informer, vol44 no.13, Jan. 31-Feb. 6 page30

 

Visiting Artist Lectures

2011            Guest Lecturer at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC for their Under the Influence event.

 

2008          Guest Lecturer at Just Lookin’ Art Gallery, Hagerstown MD

                   Lead Artist with Raising Expectations for their youth summer mural program

 

2004         Guest Speaker at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast - hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha Inc., Silver   Spring, Maryland 

 

2003            Keynote Speaker at Community Academy’s Achievement Program