EDUCATION & RESIDENCIES   

2017-2018 Artist-In-Residence Arts + Public Life and U Chicago (CSRPC)

2017-2018 The Center Program, Hyde Park Art Center 

2017 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Residency

2016-2017  HATCH Project Residency Program, Chicago Artist Coalition 

2008-2009  School of Art Institute of Chicago: Bachelors Fine Art Program

EXHIBITIONS

(Upcoming) UNTITLED MIAMI, Miami Beach, FL

2018 "The Annual," Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago IL, (Group)

2018 “Local Comfort,” LVL 3, Chicago IL, (Group)

2018 "Carrying a Place Called Home," Arts Incubator, Chicago IL, (Group)

2018 “The Art of Being Dangerous,” Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago IL (Group) 

2018 "You Will Be the Archivist of Your Desires," Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago IL (Group)

2018 "Cosmic Traffic Jam," Zevitas Marcus, Los Angeles CA, (Group)

2018 "Not An Inert Box," Triumph, Chicago IL, (Group)

2018 "Home/Lands," The Object Press, 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, (Group) 

2018 "Noonlight," EFA Blackburn 20|20, New York  NY, (Group)

2017 "Of Memories and Forgetfulness," Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago IL, (Group)

2017 "Petty Biennial," Arts Incubator, Chicago IL, (Group) 

2017 "Art at the Margin," Hunter College's Project Space, New York NY, (Group)

2017 "Lil Swim," Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco CA, (Group)

2017 "Neither Free | Nor," Northwestern University: Dittmar Gallery, Evanston IL, (Solo)

2017 "Here + Now," Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI, (Group)

2016 "Not Just Another Pretty Face," Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago IL, (Commission)

2016 "The Art of Blackness," Block 37, Chicago IL, (Group)

2016 " Women We Love," Gallery 19, Chicago IL, (Group) 

2016 "Shared History 150 SAIC Anniversary, " South Side Community Art Center, Chicago IL, (Juried)

2016 "It Can See You," HUME Gallery, Chicago IL, (Solo)

2016 " Faith [in] Action?," United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, New Brighton, MN (Group) 

2016 "Abandoned Margins: Policing The Black Female Body," WomanMade, Chicago IL (Group) 

2016 "Black Creativity 2016," Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago IL, (Juried)

2015 "I Can't Breathe," ARC Gallery, Chicago IL, (Juried) 

2015 "(N)either (N)or," University of WisconsinCuratorial Lab Chazen Museum, Madison WI, (Juried)

2014 "Self-Deporation Exhibit," Space 1858, Chicago IL, (Collaboration)

2010 “Ten XX," Show, River North Gallery Hall, Chicago IL, (Group)

COMMISSIONS 

2018 Embassy Suites Mural (Columbus St.), Chicago IL 

2015 Billboard Designs, Downtown Oak Park IL 

2015 Head Sculpture, ACME Hotel, Chicago IL

2014 Set Designer and Painter, Film: Self-Deportation, Chicago IL

2014 Painting Commission, Lawry’s The Prime Rib, Chicago IL

2013 Permanent Installation, ACME Hotel, Chicago, IL

EXPERIENCE

(Curr)  Studio Assistant, Hebru Brantley, Chicago IL

2016 Set Designer, Weird but True, Steve Rotfeld Productions, Chicago IL 

2016  Art Assistant, Marc Bamuthi Joseph's performance: "Pelotah", MCA Chicago IL 

2008 Art Intern, Artecnica, Santa Monica CA

AWARDS

2018 Luminarts Finalist, Luminarts Cultural Foundation 

2017 Luminarts Finalist, Luminarts Cultural Foundation 

2016 Best In Painting, Black Creativity 2016, Museum of Science and Industry

2016 WBEZ's Vocalo Storyteller Grantee, Chicago Community Trust

2013 2nd Place Finalist Prairie District Muralist Competition 

2008 NAACP-ACTSO Competition, Painting

2007 Scholastic Art and Writing Award, Silver