EDUCATION

Syracuse University; Syracuse NY, 13244 – 2014- Master of Fine Art Graduate Fellow

 ADDITIONAL STUDIES

San Francisco Art Institute; San Francisco, CA  

Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art, (Summer session) Pont- Aven France

University of North Texas, Denton Texas.

ACADEMIC AWARDS and GRANTS

Syracuse University Master’s Prize “Best in Show” 2014

Syracuse University Graduate Research Fellow 2011-2014

Presidential “Point of Light” Recipient –President George H. Bush 1992

Artist of the Year, Austin Critic Circle, Austin Texas, 2008

Creative Opportunity Grant, Syracuse University, 2012, 2013, 2014

San Francisco Art Institute, African American Legacy Scholarship 2010

 FELLOWSHIPS and RESIDENCES

Ginsberg-Klaus Award Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA 2014

The Drawing Center, Viewing Program, 2011-present

Ox –Bow Art Residency, Michigan 2005

Coronado Studios Austin, TX 2006

Metal Press, San Antonio TX 2006

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibitions

One and Many, Art Palace, Houston, TX, 2014

Domestic Disturbance, Diverse Art Gallery, Austin, TX. 2014

Consensual Marks, SDCC, Dallas, TX 2014,

When We Just Existed, Community Folk Art Center, Syracuse, NY, 2013

Resistance Begins at Home: Rethinking Otherness, Dallas, TX, 2011

Forks and Spoons, South Dallas Culture Center, Dallas, TX 2008

Bearing Witness, Stone Metal Press, San Antonio, TX 2006

Reconstructing, Rethinking, Reacting, O’Kane Gallery, Houston, TX 2006

Chicago Culture Center (South Shore) Chicago, Ill, 2004

Center for African &African American Studies, Austin, TX, 2004

 Group and Juried Exhibitions

The Way Out- MFA, Rogue Space, New York, NY 2014

Gender is A Kind of Doing, MCCLA Galleries, San Francisco CA, 2013

The Drawing Center, Viewing Program, New York 2011- present

Mirame: 21st century portraits for Latino/a America, Sacramento, CA, 2011

Women of Color, Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA 2009

Her Stories, Park School, Baltimore. MD.2009

Taking Possession, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2007

Counter Intuitive, Chicago State University, Chicago, Ill. 2007

Uncle Tom to Peeping Tom, University of Milwaukee UGA, Milwaukee, WI, 2006

Boundless, Perceptions from Within, DAC, Austin, TX, 2006

Museum of Science and Industry Juried Exhibition. Chicago, Ill, 2005

Woman Made Gallery, Juried Exhibition, Chicago, Ill, 2005

Subjective Visions, UTSA, San Antonio, TX, 2005

Figure It Out, Art Palace Austin, TX, 2005

Susan Woodson Gallery, Chicago, Ill, 2004

Unmasked: A Collective Statement on Beauty, Butridge Gallery Austin, TX, 2004

Bird Juried Exhibition, Concordia University, Austin, TX, 2003

Our Heritage–Creating New Legacies Juried Exhibition, Butridge Gallery, Austin, TX, 2003

Austin Berstrom International Airport Juried Exhibition, Austin, TX, 2003

Center for African American Studies, University of Texas, Austin, TX, 2003