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Born 1994, Laurel, MD, USA.

Education

MFA 2019. Fine Art. Nottingham Trent University, UK

Erasmus 2019. École Supérieure des Beaux-arts. Le Mans, France

BA 2016. Cinematic Arts. University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA

Solo exhibitions

2021. The christening. New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK

2019. Waiting to become: Images from a dream state. Attenborough Arts Center, Leicester, UK

2018. Cheraphobia, Baby, Mother, Candy. Penn Station LED Billboard, Baltimore, MD, USA

Group exhibitions

2020

Garden, Artshare LA, Los Angeles, USA

Lost stories, Surface Gallery, Nottingham, UK

Prescription 20/20, Art loud LA, Los Angeles, USA

2019

Octeria, Surface Gallery, Nottingham, UK.

NAE Open, New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK

Left Bank Leeds Art Prize Exhibition, Left bank Leeds, Leeds, UK

Mastered, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK

Unruly bodies, Stevenson Galleries, Stevenson, MD, USA

UK New Artists City takeover, 38 Carrington, Nottingham, UK

2018

De temps en temps, Theatre Paul Scarron, Le Mans, France

Mélanges des fruits, Primary, Nottingham, UK

Future Focus, Various locations, Cape Town, Accra, Ghana. Nairobi, Kenya

AfterMath, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK

2015

Art All Night DC, Washington DC, USA

Splendor, Baltimore Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD, USA

Film screenings

2019

Film Free and Easy, Nottingham, UK

Instants Vidéo Numériques et poétiques, Marseille, France

2016

Garnish pop-up Film Festival, Washington DC, USA

Rabbit Heart Film Festival, Worcester, MA USA

Lightstruck Film Festival, Baltimore, MD, USA Etukudo 2

Best of Baltimore Film Festival, Baltimore, MD, USA

Awards

2020. Foundation for Contemporary arts. Emergency grant, USA

2020. Walter and Sondheim Art Prize. Baltimore, USA. Shortlisted*

2019. New Art Exchange Open. Nottingham, UK. Future Exhibition Prize

2019. Left Bank Leeds Art Prize. Leeds, UK. Shortlisted*

2017. Indie Capital Awards. Washington DC, USA. Best Experimental Film. Blackbird

2016. UMBC Senior Exit Exhibition. Baltimore, USA. Outstanding Work in Cinematic Arts

Residencies

2019

East Midlands 2019 Graduate Residency. Surface Gallery, Nottingham, UK

Collectivism Residency. Haarlem Art Space, Wirksworth, UK

Artist talks/Workshops

2020

Artshare LA artist interview. Artshare LA, Los Angeles, USA

2019

EM19 artist talk. Surface Gallery, Nottingham, UK

Black futurity and resistance. New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK

Self and symbolism workshop. Surface Gallery, Nottingham, UK

Coopt Arty Party workshop. The West Indian Center, Coventry, UK

Tarot making workshop. Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK

1525 Queer club culture talk. Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK

Publications and Features

2020

Artist feature. Art Habens. (Special Edition)

Takeover. New Art Exchange. (Blog)

2019

Artist feature. Average Art Magazine. (November issue)

Artist interview. The State of the Arts. (Left Bank Leeds Art Prize)

Artist feature. Black Girl Magik. (Transcending time issue)

The religion of self-love. Distinguished diva. (March issue)

Author feature. Tanisha D Jones. (Author spotlight)

2018

You will be back. Self-published. (Poetry collection)

I hurt for no reason at all. The Light Ekphratic. (Issue 29)

Icarus, Remittance, Skin. When we speak. (Volume 1)

2017

A letter to my future daughter. Distinguished diva. (June issue)

When love came for me. Ramona Magazine. (August issue)

Artist feature. Woman.NG. (May)