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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

  1. The christening. New Art Exchange (Nottingham, UK). *Future exhibition*
  2. Waiting to become: Images from a dream state. Attenborough Arts Center (Leicester, UK).
  3. 2018. #2 from the cheraphobia series, Baby, Mother, Candy. Penn Station LED Billboard (Baltimore, MD, USA).

 

Group exhibitions

2020

Madonna alone. Unstretched canvas print. Artshare LA (Los Angeles, USA)

2019

The christening. Installation. Surface Gallery (Nottingham, UK).

MotherTongue. Installation. New Art Exchange (Nottingham, UK).

When I excel. Installation. Left bank Leeds (Leeds, UK).

Save me father for I have lived. Installation. Nottingham Trent University (Nottingham, UK).

7 Prints. Stevenson Galleries (Stevenson, MD, USA).

MotherTongue. Installation. 38 Carrington (Nottingham, UK).

2018

Donottrytounderstand, The third position. Performance. Theatre Paul Scarron (Le Mans, France).

Adiaha. Installation. Primary (Nottingham, UK).

Suppression, Cyclamen. Print. Various spaces (Cape Town, South Africa. Accra, Ghana. Nairobi, Kenya).

MotherTongue. Installation. Nottingham Contemporary (Nottingham, UK).

2015

33 photos. Print. Art All Night DC. (Washington DC, USA).

18 photos. Print. Baltimore Creative Alliance. (Baltimore, MD, USA).

 

Film screenings

2019

Save me father for I have lived. Film Free and Easy. (Nottingham, UK)

2017

Blackbird. Garnish pop-up Film Festival. (Washington DC, USA).

2016

Blackbird. Rabbit Heart Film Festival. (Worcester, MA USA).

PERSON, Untitled #67. Lightstruck Film Festival. (Baltimore, MD, USA).

Blackbird. Best of Baltimore Film Festival. (Baltimore, MD, USA).

Awards

  1. Walter and Sondheim Art Prize. Baltimore, USA. Shortlisted*
  2. New Art Exchange Open. Nottingham, UK. Future Exhibition Prize.
  3. Left Bank Leeds Art Prize. Leeds, UK. Shortlisted*. Installation. When I excel
  4. Indie Capital Awards. Washington DC, USA. Best Experimental Film. Blackbird
  5. 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

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).

2019

Artist feature. Average Art Magazine. (November issue).

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

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. (Volume 1).

2017

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

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