Lives and works in New York, NY 


Education 
2020 
MFA Candidate, Hunter College, New York, NY

2009 
Bachelor of Fine Arts Summa Cum Laude, The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY

Solo Projects 
2018-2019 
Present Histories: An East Harlem Photo Album, co-presented by the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance, Friends of Art Park Alliance, and NYC Parks. Organized by Connie Lee, Director and Curator of the Public Art Initiative, Harlem Art Park, New York, NY

2017 
Within Reach, curated by Souleo and presented in conjunction with Wallach Art Gallery and NoMAA, Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion, New York, NY

2016 
Common Threads, Dyckman Farmhouse, New York, NY

2014 
Touch History, Morris-Jumel Mansion, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions 
2019 
The Mnemonic Body, 205 Project Space, Hunter College MFA Studios, New York, NY  
Surreality, Crush Curatorial, New York, NY 
Open Hours, curated by Miya Sukune, Serlachius Residency, Mantta, Finland

2018 
Printfest 2018, International Print Center of New York, New York, NY 
International Independent Art Fair ( IIAF ), St. Martin's Episcopal Church, New York, NY 
Six Months In, 205 Project Space, Hunter College MFA Studios, New York, NY 
i found god in myself, curated by Souleo, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit, MI (traveling)

2017 
i found god in myself, curated by Souleo, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ 
NASTY WOMEN, The Knockdown Center, Maspeth, NY 
i found god in myself, curated by Souleo, Houston Museum of African American Culture, Houston, TX

2016 
i found god in myself, curated by Souleo, The African American Museum in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA (traveling) 
#WIP, Seaport Culture District at 117 Beekman St, New York, NY

2015 
False Alternatives, curated by Meenakshi Thirukode, Park Hyatt Chennai, Chennai, India 
Women in the Heights: The Human Essence, NoMAA, New York, NY

2014 
i found god in myself– a dedication to the works of Ntozake Shange, curated by Souleo, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY 
Home, Sugar Hill Apartments, New York, NY 
Home, Morris-Jumel Mansion, New York, NY 
Women’s Work, LeRoy Neiman Art Center, New York, NY 
The Last Brucennial, presented by Bruce High Quality and Vito Schnabel, New York, NY 
Women in the Heights: Reflections on Creating, NoMAA, New York, NY

2013 
La Bienal 2013: Here is Where We Jump, curated by Rocío Aranda-Alvarado and Raúl Zamudio, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY 
Spirit of Community: Artists of Washington Heights/Inwood, Interchurch Center, New York, NY 
NIGHT: the Different Painting, Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn, NY 
INSIDE OUT, Torche’ Galerie, Belmar, NJ 
Women in the Heights: Celebrations, NoMAA, New York, NY

2012 
SELECT Fair, Catalina Hotel, Miami, FL 
BRUCENNIAL 2012, presented by Bruce High Quality and Vito Schnabel, New York, NY 
Women in the Heights – Intersections, NoMAA, New York, NY

2011 
Curate NYC 2011 online exhibition, curated by Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer 
Curate NYC 2011, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY 
Framework, M55 Art, Long Island City, NY 
Six Rooms, Friedman Benda, New York, NY 
Women in the Heights – Perspectives, NoMAA, New York, NY

2010 
Indispensable Extension, Alternative Space, New York, NY 
Women in the Heights, Contemporary Women Artists of Northern Manhattan, NoMAA, New York, NY

2009 
Letters From the Moon, M55 Art, Long Island City, NY 
Home Is Where the Art Is: Fine Craft and Alternative Folk Media, curated by Stacy C Hollander, The Pen and Brush Inc, New York, NY 
Dialogue: 23 BFA Thesis Exhibition, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY 
Global Identity: Through Our Eyes, Friends of Freie Universität Berlin German House, New York, NY

Residencies 
2019 
AIR@FIT: Kathleen Granados, The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY

2017 
Vermont Studio Center, Merit-Based Artist Grant, Johnson, VT

2015 
LMCC Process Space Residency, Governors Island, NY

Awards and Honors 
2009 
The Frank Shapiro Memorial Award for Excellence in Fine Arts 
M55 Art Artist Member, Long Island City, NY (2009-2011)

Collections 
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY 
Friedman Benda, New York, NY

Collaborations & Workshops 
2017 
Interactive installation, En Floración, The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ

2015 
Visual Media, The Era Project by Chelsea Sanz, SoLow Festival, Paradigm Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2014 
Touch Tour for Individuals Who Are Blind or Partially Sighted, in partnership with Art Beyond Sight, Morris-Jumel Mansion, New York, NY 
Visual Media, SKA DAYS with Chelsea Sanz, The Chain Theatre, Long Island City, NY 
The Buried Museum, an international collaborative project by Anne Mailey

2013 
SWALLOWED with Chelsea Sanz and Amy Frear, COLLAGE Arts Festival, Philadelphia, PA 
Co-curator, INSIDE OUT, Torche’ Galerie, Belmar, NJ 
Isha: A Tell-All Tale, a film by Meenakshi Thirukode, No Longer Empty, Long Island City, NY

2011 
Co-curator, Six Rooms, Friedman Benda, New York, NY

Press

2019
Ricciulli , Valeria and Walker, Ameena. “New York’s Best Public Art Installations This Season,” Curbed New York, May 24, 2019

2017 
Ballin, Sofiya. "The 10 must-see pieces at the African American Museum's 'for colored girls' exhibit." The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 4, 2017.

2016 
Sargent, Antwaun. “Broadway Play 'For Colored Girls' Inspires New Works from 20 Artists.” The Creators Project, October 19, 2016.

2014 
Rodney, Seph. “An Art Exhibition ‘for colored girls’.” Hyperallergic, December 1, 2014.

2013 
Cotter, Holland. “A Constellation of Identities, Winking and Shifting: Museo del Barrio’s ‘Bienal 2013’ Explores Self and Origins.” The New York Times, June 13, 2013.

Walters, Jheanel. “Uptown News – Let’s Celebrate: Meet 5 Featured in Women’s Art Show.” NY Daily News, March 10, 2013.

2012 
Alvarez, Maria. “Women Artists Share Diverse Inspirations.” Newsday, March 12, 2012.

Publications 
Ryan, Deborah E, and Franklin D. Vagnone. Anarchist’s Guide to Historic House Museums.California: Left Coast Press Inc, 2015. Pg. 153.

Ward, Carol S. Morris-Jumel Mansion. South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2015. Pg. 98.