Education :  

BFA Studio Art, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 09-13

               -Concentrations: Photography & Sculpture; Minor Art History

 MFA Integrated Practices, PRATT University, New York, NY 18—-current

Individual Exhibitions :

“Mapping Interactions” Alabama University, Huntsville, AL (2013)

“The Soupers” Lowes Mill Arts & Entertainment (2013)

“Collaboration Through Generations” Clementine’s Gallery,Harrisonburg, VA (2013)

“Self” Artworks Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA (2012)

“Childhood” Artworks Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA (2011)

"Anonymous" Underground Warehouse Gallery (2016)

"Sonder" The Haven Studio (2017)

 

Group Exhibitions :

“Rings of Another Color” Artworks Gallery Metals and Jewelry exhibition, Harrisonburg, VA (2010)

“The Night’s Mind” Clementine’s Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA (2010)

“Vieux” JMU Proctored Undergrad Show, Harrisonburg, VA (2011)

“Friendly Faces” Kappa Pi exhibition, Clementine’s Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA (2011)

“Life of a Book” 2 North Main, Harrisonburg, VA (2012)

“Caroline the Red Head” 2 North Main, Harrisonburg, VA (2012)

“Charlie Chaplin and the Growing Walking Stick” JMU Proctored Undergrad Show, Harrisonburg, VA (2012)

Parklett Project, public installation, Harrisonburg, VA (2012)

“A Bazaar of Sorts” public installation, Court Square, Harrisonburg, VA (2012)

“African Identity and Fashion” Lisanby Art Center (2012)

“Stitched Women” The Artful Dodger, Harrisonburg, VA (2013)

“Quilting Faint Memories” 2 North Main: Fibers Exhibition Harrisonburg, VA (2013)

"Sonder: Documentation of a Moment", James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA (2017)

"Distant Memory" Head Too Heavy Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (2017)

 “Sentire” The Tank (2018)

Awards :

Honorable Mention “Vieux” (2011)

Junior Artist Achievement Nominee, JMU (2012)

Senior Artist Achievement Recipient, JMU (2013)

Published Work:

African textile Catalogue:  “Bogolan, Bogolanfini: Mud Cloth’s Rebirth into Modern Culture”

Photographs: Bogolanfini Textile 1-3

Photographic series: ‘Mornings; Naked Routine’ Inconnu Magazine Fall 2014

Documentary Series: 'Naked Routine' Posture Magazine Spring 2015

 

Extra Curricular work :

Kappa Pi Honors Art, Design and Art History Fraternity (2010-2013)

-Vice President (2011-2012), President (2012-2013)

 

Volunteer Work:

Very Special Artist (2010-2013)

A program designed for children with special needs. Projects and events are held in which the children participate and learn new arts and craft making techniques.

Blacks Run Clean-Up (2010-2013)

Volunteer effort in which trash is collected from the polluted water system of Blacks Run in order to create a cleaner environment and community.

Autism Learning Cards (Big Brothers Big Sisters) (2011)

Aided in the creation of decks of cards for Autistic children educational program..

Assistant Gallery Director for Lisanby Gallery (2012)

Aided in designing and hanging work in a professional grade gallery.

Gallery Assistant at Europride Marseille (2013)

Aided in moving, organizing, and hanging work as well as orchestrating lighting and assisting with artists and viewers before, during and after exhibition.