Lives and works in New York, NY 

MFA Candidate, Hunter College, New York, NY

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

Solo Projects 
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

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

Common Threads, Dyckman Farmhouse, New York, NY

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

Selected Group Exhibitions 
Family Portrait, curated by Nora Boyd, 205 Project Space, Hunter College MFA Studios, New York, NY
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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

LMCC Process Space Residency, Governors Island, NY

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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