EDUCATION

2020 | Whitney Independent Study Program (Studio). Whitney Museum of Art. New York, New York.

2019 | Masters of Fine Art in Studio Art with Critical Theory Emphasis. University of California-Irvine.

2012 | Diplôme Universitaires des Études Françaises-B2. Université de Rouen. Rouen, France.

2011 | Masters of Science in Modern Art: History, Curating, and Criticism. University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

2010 | Bachelor of Arts in Art History. University of North Texas. Denton, Texas.

EXHIBITIONS | PERFORMANCES (selected)

SOLO

2019 | An Appeal, but, in Particular, Very Expressly, To (i sink). UC Irvine Art Galleries.

2016 | Politics Surrounded (Medley). Southern Constellations. Elsewhere Museum. Greensboro, North Carolina.

2015 | The Red Book of Houston: A Compendium for the New Black Metropolis. Round 43: Small Business/Big Change:

Economic Perspectives from Artists and Artrepreneurs. Curated by Ryan Dennis.

Project Row Houses. Houston, Texas.

2014 | Travelin’ Man. Summer Studios. Project Row Houses. Houston, Texas.

GROUP (selected)

2019 | shhh. Human Resources. Los Angeles, California. Curated by Miranda Javid.| (forthcoming)

2019 | 2019 Southern Constellations Fellowship Exhibition. NC A&T University. Greensboro, North 

Carolina. Curated by Jessica Gaynelle Moss.

2018 | Four Women. Quotidian Gallery. Los Angeles, California. Curated by jill moniz. 

2018 | Challenger Deep. Garden. Los Angeles, California. 

2018 | Present Tense. Irvine Fine Arts Center. Irvine, CA. Curated by Yevgeniya Mikhailik. 

2018 | SoCal MFA Exhibition 2018. Millard Sheets Art Center. Pomona, CA. Juried by Howard N. Fox. 

2018 | Positive/Negative 33. Slocumb Galleries. East Tennessee State University. Jackson, Tennessee. 

Juried by Margaret Winslow. 

2018 | The Great Compromise. University Art Gallery. University of California-Irvine. Irvine, CA.

2018 | Sustainability and the Public Good. California State University-LA Fine Art Gallery. Los Angeles, 

CA. Curated by Kim Abeles and Mika Cho. 

2017 | do you see the siren. Days. Los Angeles, CA. Organized by Meital Yaniv. and Nora Beckman. 

2017 | maybe all of us at once. The Los Angeles Contemporary Archive. Los Angeles, CA. Organized 

by Meital Yaniv and Kim Zumpfe. 

2017 | Sing the Body. CB1 Gallery. Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Soo Kim and Virginia Teresa Arce. 

2016 | Experimental Music Performance with Charisse Pearlina Weston. Bayoudiversity, a project by 

Alabama Song in conjunction with the exhibition Friendly Fire. Station Museum, Houston, TX. 

2016 | Southern California/Baja California Biennial. San Diego Institute of Art. San Diego, California.

Juror: Anthony Graham, Assistant Curator of Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego. 

2016 | The Intersection Between Structure and Improvisational Space: Online Exhibition. Curated by Nathaniel Donnett. Not That But This

2015 | Sonic interpretations of scores by Shilpa Gupta with artist Regina Agu. They, Who Sound. AvantGarden. Houston, Texas. 

2015 | Citywide 18: African American Artist Exhibition. Museum of Texas Southern University. Houston, Texas. Curated by Dr. Sarah Trotty.

2015 | [un]welcome. Borderlines: Migration and Movement, Part II. Voices Breaking Boundaries. Alexander House Apartments. Houston, Texas.

2015 | Salon des refusées. Jung Center Art Gallery. Jung Center Houston. Houston, Texas.

2014 | Close Together. Borderlines: Migration and Movement, Part I. Voices Breaking Boundaries. Houston, Texas. 

2014 | Drive. Lawndale Art Center. Houston, Texas. Curated by Joshua Fischer and Katia Zavistovski. 

2014 | Houston Fine Arts Fair. Presented by Alabama Song Art Space. Houston Fine Arts Fair. Houston, Texas. 

2014 | Sunblossom Exhibition. Sunblossom Artist in Residence Program. Houston, Texas.

2014 | Creative Women Unite. Midtown Art Center. Houston, Texas.

2014 | Right Here-Right Now, an International Exhibition of Contemporary Art. Project Row Houses. 

2014 | Fig Pudding Performs! DiverseWorks.  Houston, Texas. Organized by Regina Agu and Sandy Ewen.


RESIDENCIES 

2019 | Bullseye Glass Residency. Los Angeles, California.

2019 | Bemis Center. Omaha, Nebraska (unable to attend). 

2018 | SOMA Summer 2018. Mexico City, Mexico.

2018 | Pilchuck Glass School (Summer Sessions). Stanwood, Washington.   

2018 | Associate Writer. Atlantic Center for the Arts. Residency #169 with Terrance Hayes. New Smyrna, Florida.

2016 | Southern Constellations Artist-in-Residence. Elsewhere Museum. Greensboro, North Carolina.

2016 | Associate Artist. Atlantic Center for the Arts. Residency #162 with Dana Hoey. New Smyrna, Florida.

2016 | Artist-In-Residence with Merit Scholarship. Vermont Studio Center. Johnson, Vermont.

2016 | Teaching Artist in Residence. Project Row Houses. Houston, Texas.

2015 | Emerging Artist in Residence. Alabama Song Art Space. Houston, Texas.

2014 | Summer Studios. Project Row Houses. Houston, Texas.

2014 | Teaching Artist in Residence. Sunblossom AIR Program. Organized by Carrie Marie Schneider. Houston, Texas.

AWARDS/HONORS (selected)

2019 | Dedalus MFA Fellowship. Dedalus Foundation. New York, New York. 

2019 | Research and Travel Grant. Claire Trevor School of Art. University of California-Irvine. 

2018 | Dean's Dissertation Fellowship. Graduate Division. University of California-Irvine. 

2018 | Dean's Scholarship. Claire Trevor School of Art. University of California-Irvine. 

2018 | Research and Travel Grant. Claire Trevor School of Art. University of California-Irvine. 

2018 | Associate Graduate Students Travel Grant. University of California-Irvine. Irvine, CA. 

2018 | Medici Circle Scholarship. Claire Trevor School of Art. University of California-Irvine. 

2018 | Research Grant (SOMA Summer). University of California Institute for Mexico and the United 

States. University of California-Riverside. Riverside, CA.  

2018 | Individual Artist Grant (Pilchuck Glass School). Glass Alliance of Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA.

2018 | Individual Artist Grant. Puffin Foundation. Teaneck, New Jersey.

2018 | Individual Artist Grant (Atlantic Center for the Arts). Pabst Cultural Endowment Fund. New 

Smyrna Beach, Florida.

2017 | 21st Century Fellow. Institute for 21st Century Creativity. Claire Trevor School of the Arts.

University of California-Irvine.

2016 | Southern California | Baja Biennial Juror's Choice Award. San Diego Art Institute. San Diego, CA.

2016 | Graduate Opportunity Fellowship. Graduate Division, University of California-Irvine.

2016 | Southern Constellations Fellowship. Elsewhere Museum. Greensboro, North Carolina.

2016 | Arch and Anne Giles Kimbrough Fund Artist Award. Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, Texas.

2016 | Associate Artist Scholarship (Atlantic Center for the Arts). Sally Mead Hands 

Foundation. New Smyrna, Florida.

2015 | Individual Artist Award. Santo Foundation. Saint Louis, Missouri.

2015 | Houston Artadia Award. Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue. Brooklyn, New York.

2015 | charge//practicum artist grant. Art League Houston.

2015 | Community Supported Art Artist Grant. Fresh Arts. Houston, Texas.

TALKS

Southern Constellation Fellows Artist Talk. Elsewhere Museum. Greensboro, North Carolina. 2016. 

The Red Book of Houston: A Compendium of the New Black Metropolis. Artist Talk. Round 43: Small Business/Big Change:

   Economic Perspectives from Artists and Artrepreneurs. Project Row Houses. Houston, Texas. 2015. 

[un]welcome. Voices Breaking Boundaries Summer Production. Living Art. KPFT Radio Station. Houston, Texas. 2015.

Project Row Houses, Summer Studios. Living Art. KPFT Radio Station. Houston, Texas. 2014. 

Travelin’ Man. Artist Talk. Summer Studios 2014. Project Row Houses. Houston, Texas. 

Re-presenting: Heidegger, technology, the body, and Marcel Duchamp. Technology, Gender, Art Session.

    Visual Arts Conference. 48th Annual Texas Art Education Association. Dallas, Texas. 2009.

"François Boucher." Les jeunes ont la parole. Louvre Museum. Paris, France. 2009.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

“Jillith Moniz Curates Four Women, an Exhibition Inspired by their Experiences of Los Angeles.” Art and Cake LA: October 2018.

2016 Southern California/Baja Biennial at the San Diego Art Institute.” Art and Cake LA: December 2016.

Installation, The Red Book of Houston, reviewed in Arts and Culture Texas by Alexandra Irrera. 

"Announcing the 2015 Houston Artadia Awardees." Artadia Fund for the Arts. 

"Artadia Names 10 Finalists for Houston Awards." ArtNews.  

Borderlines, Volume Two. Edited by Dr. Margot Backus and Dr. Maria Gonzalez. Voices Breaking Boundaries. 2015. 

"Round 43: Preview." by Susie Tommaney. Houston Press. 

Inspire 2011-2014. William Titley. Café Royal Books. 2014. http://issuu.com/williamtitley/docs/william-inspire

PUBLICATIONS 

Writing (Poetry)

“On Sinking” and “Interlude” in PVR 10 (Poetry). Pomona Valley Review. Issue 10. California State Polytechnic University. Pomona Valley, California. 

Red Book of Houston: A Compendium of the New Black Metropolis. Self-published. 2015. 

“About Highways.” Not That but This. April 2015. http://notthatbutthis.com/2015/06/about-highways/

Fantasy Objects: An Artist Book of Text and Images. with Ronnie Yates. Book Machine (Houston). onestar press. 2014.

Other Writing (Selected Reviews)

"How She Got Good." Arts and Culture Texas. October Issue. 2015. http://artsandculturetx.com/meka/ 

“The Fantastical World of Hummingbirds.” Arts and Culture Texas. April Issue. 2015. 

http://artsandculturetx.com/the-fantastical-world-of-hummingbirds/ 

“Meditations on the Body.” Arts and Culture Texas. February Issue. 2015. 

http://artsandculturetx.com/meditations-on-the-body/ 

“A Work In Progress.” Arts and Culture Texas. December/January Issue. 2015. 

http://artsandculturetx.com/a-work-in-progress/ 

“Special Madness at David Shelton Gallery.” Arts and Culture Texas. October Issue. 2014. 

http://artsandculturetx.com/special-madness-at-david-shelton-gallery/