b. 1991, Valdosta, GA
currently living & working in Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION

2015 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, MFA, Film, Video, New Media, & Animation

2013 New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, BFA, Photography and Imaging

2011 New York University, AA, Liberal Arts

TEACHING & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016 Executive Assistant, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY

2015 Adjunct Instructor, Culture, History, Imaging & Photography Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY

2015 Summer High School Teaching Assistant, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY

2015 Site Visit Team, Creative Schools Fund, Chicago, IL

2015 Teaching Assistant, Core Intensive, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2014 Teaching Assistant, Wired, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2014 Teaching Assistant, Video, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2013 Analog Photography instructor, Studio Museum, Expanding the Walls, New York, NY

2012 Community Collaborations instructor, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Thanksgiving, Marianao, La Habana, Cuba

2015 Thanksgiving, Diez de Octubre, La Habana, Cuba

2013 X, WhiteBox Gallery, New York, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Acts of Sedition, WhiteBox Gallery, New York, NY

2015 MFA Show, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

2014 Many People, Someone Definitely, The Nightingale Cinema, Chicago, IL

2014 Someone, Many People Probably, Defibrillator, Chicago, IL

2013 Senior Thesis Show II, Tisch School of the Arts, 8th Floor Gallery, New York, NY

2011 Human Rights and Photography Program Final Projects, Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Photography and Imaging, New York, NY

PUBLICATIONS

2013 Senior Catalog, Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Photography and Imaging, New York, NY

2011 Front cover photograph feature, West 4th Street Review Literary Magazine, Liberal Studies Program, New York University, New York, NY


SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

2016 New York State Summer School of the Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture, Oswego, NY

2015 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Second-Year Graduate Lecture, Chicago, IL

2014 Art Institute of Chicago, Terra/Form: Cultivating a Community Opening Pop-up Talk, Chicago, IL

2012 Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY, Future Artists Open House, Future Imagemakers Program

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2015 Eye & Ear Clinic, Co-Coordinator, Film, Video, New Media, and Animation, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

AWARDS, HONORS, & GRANTS

2013 Honors Scholar, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY

2013 Tom Drysdale Production Fund recipient, Department of Photography and Imaging, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, New York, NY

2012 Undergraduate Fellow, Imagining America Conference, New York, NY

2011 Dean’s List, Liberal Studies Program, New York University, New York, NY