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Laurel, MD, USA. 1994.

Work and lives in Baltimore, MD

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

EXHIBITIONS 

SOLO

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

Curator: Cindy Sissokho

2019. Waiting to become: Images from a dream state, Attenborough Arts Center, Leicester, Curator: Zoe Bromberg-McCathy

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

USA. Curator: Baltimore Creative Alliance

GROUP

2023

  • Title TBD. SPACES Cleveland, Ohio, USA

2022

  • Hungry Eyes Festival, Kultur im Zentrum, Giessen, Germany

2021

  • The Next Thing Moving Image Award. Bury Art Museum, Bury UK
  • Black Newstead. Newstead Abbey, Nottingham, UK *Newstead Abbey Collection
  • In reality these things need to be said…, Backlit Gallery, Nottingham, UK
  • The Face of the Other, The Ledward Centre/SEAS, Brighton, UK

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

  • Future Focus, Various locations, Cape Town, Accra, Ghana. Nairobi, Kenya
  • Mélanges des fruits, Primary, Nottingham, UK
  • AfterMath, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK

2015

  • Art All Night DC, Washington DC, USA
  • Splendor, Baltimore Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD, USA

FILM SCREENINGS / FESTIVALS

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

Best of Baltimore Film Festival, Baltimore, MD, USA

PERFORMANCE

  • 2021. I Once Was Held For 1,000 Years. New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK
  • 2019. De temps en temps, Theatre Paul Scarron, Le Mans, France

AWARDS/ RESIDENCIES

2023

  • MacDowell Artist Residency

2021

  • An Indian Summer. Women Behind The Lens Award. UK. Shortlisted*
  • Bury Art Museum. The Next Thing Moving Image Award. Bury, UK. Shortlisted*
  • One Thoresbury Street Artist Residency. 1TS, Nottingham, UK
  • Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, USA
  • Maryland State Arts Council Emergency Grant, USA

2020

  • Foundation for Contemporary arts. CV19 Fund Grant, USA
  • Walter and Sondheim Art Prize. Baltimore, USA. Shortlisted*

2019

  • East Midlands Graduate Residency. Surface Gallery, Nottingham, UK
  • New Art Exchange Open. Future Exhibition Prize. Nottingham, UK.
  • Left Bank Leeds Art Prize. Leeds, UK. Shortlisted*
  • Collectivism Residency. Haarlem Art Space, Wirksworth, UK
  • Indie Capital Awards. Best Experimental Film. Blackbird. Washington DC, USA.

TEACHING/TALKS/WORKSHOPS

2022

  • Present. Adjunct professor. Film and moving image. Stevenson university, Owings Mills, USA

2021

  • NTU Live Lecture. Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK
  • Self-portrait Meditation workshop, New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK
  • The Vessel Body I workshop. BACKLIT Gallery, Nottingham, UK
  • The Vessel Body II workshop. BACKLIT Gallery, Nottingham, UK
  • In Conversation. No jobs in the arts. Online

2020

  • Present. Creative Writing teacher. Dance Place DC. Washington DC USA
  • – 2022. Special Education Art Teacher. The Baltimore Academy. Baltimore 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
  • Tarot making workshop. Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
  • 1525 Queer club culture talk. Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
  • Coopt Arty Party workshop. The West Indian Center, Coventry, UK

FEATURES / INTERVIEWS / REVIEWS

2021

  • Exhibition review. The Christening. ArtReview (Article)
  • Exhibition review. In reality these things need to be said. ArtReview (Article)
  • Exhibition review. In reality these things need to be said. BlackBlossomss (Article)
  • Artist interview. New Art Exchange. (Video)

2020

  • Artist interview. Art Share LA. (Video)
  • Artist feature. Art Habens. (Special Edition)
  • Takeover. New Art Exchange. (Blog)

2019

  • 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)

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. Nottingham Black Archive. (Volume 1)

2017

  • A letter to my future daughter. Distinguished diva. (June issue)
  • When love came for me. Ramona Magazine. (August issue)
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