Education

       BFA Studio Art, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

              Concentrations: Photography & Sculpture; Minor Art History

 

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)

 

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)

 

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

 

Extra Curriculars :

       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)

 

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.