Curriculum Vitae

          EDUCATION

        

           2017      Master of Fine Arts, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

1992      Bachelor of Fine Arts, Howard University, Washington, DC

 

 

AWARDS

2020      Individual Fellowship Award, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC

2020      Washingtonian Art Bank Award, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC

 

2018      Individual Fellowship Award, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC

2018      Grant Recipient, Public Art Building Communities,  DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC

2017      Washingtonian Art Bank Award, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC

 

2017      Second Place Award, Capitol Hill Arts League, October Exhibition, Washington, DC 

2017      Alumni Award, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

2016      Individual Fellowship Award, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC

2016      Washingtonian Art Bank Award, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC

2015      Individual Fellowship Award, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC

2014      Washingtonian Art Bank Award, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC

PUBLIC WORKS


2018 City Flux #1 and City Flux #2. Funded by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Anacostia, Washington DC
 

COMMISSIONS


2015       Preserving the Legacy. Painting Commissioned by the Freelon Family for Philip Freelon, the Lead Architect of the National Museum of

               African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Museum

 

1994       Mural Dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., King Towers, Washington, DC

 

PEER REVIEWS

2017      Selected as a Peer Reviewer Panelist for the Individual Artist Fellowship Grant given by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities    

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2019       Vivid Gallery Inevitable Expansion, Anacostia Arts Center. Curated by Maryann Taruc, Washington, DC

2017       Capitol Hill Arts League, October Exhibition, Washington, DC 

 

2015       "Strokes of Genius." Circle Gallery, Annapolis, Maryland

 

 

2010      "National Urban League’s Centennial Conference." The Washington Convention Center,

 

              Washington, DC, Curated by Carmen Torruella-Quander

 

 

2009      "M3, MC’s, Mics, & Metaphor." FlashPoint Gallery, Washington, DC, Curated by Tewodross Melchishua

 

              H&F Gallery, Mt. Ranier, MD, Curated by Cheryl Fountain

 

 

2008      Galerie Myrtis, Washington, DC, Curated by Myrtis Bedolla

 

 

2007      Evolve Urban Arts Gallery, Washington, DC, Solo Exhibition

 

              Galerie Myrtis, Washington, DC, Curated by Myrtis Bedolla,

             

              "Art Iz." The Meridian, Washington, DC, Curated by Sharon  Burton

 

2006      Legacy Art Exhibition, Mitchellville, MD, Represented by Artjaz Gallery

 

 

2005      Annual National Black Fine Arts Show, Harlem, NY, Represented by Artjaz Gallery

 

              Gallery Guichard, Chicago, IL, Curated by Artjaz and Guichard Galleries

 

 

2004      "National Association of Medical Professionals." San Diego, CA, Represented by Artjaz Gallery

 

              Artjaz Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Curated by Pamela Brown and Beverly Dawson

 

              The Corridor Gallery, Urban Impressions, New York, NY, Curated by Senait Asfaw.

 

 

2003      The Coffee Room, Philadelphia, PA, Curated by Kathy Ogilvie.

               

              Artjaz Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Curated by Pamela Brown and Beverly Dawson

 

 

2002      Cada Vez, Washington, DC, Curated by Ritza Yana.

 

    

1999      "Black Love." Ascension Gallery, Washington, DC, Curated Amadi Boone.

 

 

1998      Hairston Gallery, Silver Spring, MD, Curated by Michael Hairston.

 

 

1996      Capital Hill Art’s League, Washington, DC

 

              Ramee’ Gallery, Washington. DC

 

 

1994      Inner Circle Gallery, Baltimore, MD

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

2018      Studio Visit, Volume Forty-One, A Juried Selection of International Visual Aritists, The Open Studios Press

2005      Unveiled, Photography by Will Downing & Fine Art By New And Emerging African American Artists, BroNel Enterprises Inc. and WD Productions Inc.

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RESIDENCIES

 

1997       Awarded Residency at Art Omi, Omi, New York

 

 

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