University of California-Irvine. MFA Studio Art with Critical Theory Emphasis.
Université de Rouen. Diplôme Universitaires des Études Françaises.
University of Edinburgh. MSc. Modern Art: History, Curating, and Criticism.
University of North Texas. BA. Art History.
EXHIBITIONS | PERFORMANCES (selected)
Being, wrung out from silence (black notes: a collection of teeth) .UC Irvine Art Galleries. (forthcoming)
2019 Southern Constellations Fellowship Exhibition. NC A&T University. Greensboro, North Carolina. Curated by Jessica Gaynelle Moss.
Four Women. Quotidien. Los Angeles, California. Curated by jill moniz.
Challenger Deep. Garden LA. Los Angeles, California.
Present Tense. Irvine Fine Arts Center. Irvine, CA.
SoCal MFA Exhibition 2018. Millard Sheets Art Center. Pomona, CA. Juried by Howard N. Fox.
Positive/Negative 33. East Tennessee University. Johnson, Tennessee. Juried by Margaret Winslow, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Delaware Art Museum.
Sustainability and the Public Good. California State University-LA Fine Art Gallery.
The Great Compromise. UC Irvine Art Galleries.
do you see the siren Days. Los Angeles, CA. Organized by Meital Yaniv. and Nora Beckman.
maybe all of us at once. The Los Angeles Contemporary Archive. Los Angeles, CA. Organized by Meital Yaniv and Kim Zumpfe.
Sing the Body. CB1 Gallery. Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Soo Kim and Virginia Teresa Arce.
Experimental Music Performance with Charisse Pearlina Weston. Bayoudiversity, a project by Alabama Song in conjunction with the exhibition Friendly Fire. Station Museum, Houston, Texas.
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.
Politics Surrounded (Medley). Southern Constellations. Elsewhere Museum. Greensboro, North Carolina. (link).
School of Experimental Work: Audiovisual series. Alabama Song Houston. Houston, Texas. (organizer).
The Intersection Between Structure and Improvisational Space. Online Exhibition. Curated by Nathaniel Donnett. Not That But This: Link.
Sonic interpretations of scores by Shilpa Gupta. with artist Regina Agu. They, Who Sound. AvantGarden. Houston, Texas.
Houston Fine Arts Fair, presented by Alabama Song Art Space. Houston, Texas.
The Red Book of Houston. Round 43: Small Business, Big Change. Project Row Houses. Houston, Texas. | solo |
Citywide 18: African American Artist Exhibition. Museum of Texas Southern University. Houston, Texas. Curated by Dr. Sarah Trotty.
[un]welcome. Borderlines: Migration and Movement, Part II. Voices Breaking Boundaries. Alexander House Apartments. Houston, Texas.
Salon des refusées. Jung Center Art Gallery. Jung Center Houston. Houston, Texas.
Close Together. Borderlines: Migration and Movement, Part I. Voices Breaking Boundaries. Houston, Texas.
Drive. Lawndale Art Center. Houston, Texas. Curated by Joshua Fischer and Katia Zavistovski.
Travelin’ Man. Summer Studios. Project Row Houses. Houston, Texas. |solo |
Houston Fine Arts Fair. Presented by Alabama Song Houston. Houston, Texas.
Creative Women Unite. Midtown Art Center. Houston, Texas.
Right Here-Right Now, an International Exhibition of Contemporary Art. Project Row Houses.
Traveling through Lancashire, England; Chandigarh, India; Lahore, Pakistan; and Texas, USA. Organized by William Titley.
Fig Pudding Performs! DiverseWorks on Wednesdays. DiverseWorks. Houston, Texas.
Organized by Regina Agu and Sandy Ewen.
2019 | Bemis Center. Omaha, Nebraska.
2018 | SOMA Summer. SOMA. Mexico City, Mexico.
2018 | Session 2 : Capturing the Transitory. Pilchuck Glass School. Stanwood, Washington.
2018 |Associate Artist. Atlantic Center for the Arts. Residency #169 with Terrance Hayes. New Smyrna, Florida.
2016 | Southern Constellations Artist Fellowship. 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 Artist in Residence. Project Row Houses. Houston, Texas.
2014 | Teaching Artist in Residence. Sunblossom AIR Program. Organized by Carrie Marie Schneider. Houston, Texas.
AWARDS | GRANTS
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 Grant. University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UC MEXUS). UC-Riverside.
2018 | Medici Circle Scholarship. Claire Trevor School of Art, UC-Irvine.
2018 | Research and Travel Grant. Claire Trevor School of Art. UC-Irvine.
2018 | Associate Graduate Students Travel Grant. UCI. Irvine, CA.
2018 | Glass Alliance of Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA.
2018 | Individual Artist Grant. Puffin Foundation. Teaneck, New Jersey.
2018 | 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 | 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.
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.
“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.
Borderlines, Volume Two. Edited by Dr. Margot Backus and Dr. Maria Gonzalez. Voices Breaking Boundaries. 2015.
Inspire 2011-2014. William Titley. Café Royal Books. 2014. http://issuu.com/williamtitley/docs/william-inspire
“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.
“Meditations on the Body.” Arts and Culture Texas. February Issue. 2015.
“A Work In Progress.” Arts and Culture Texas. December/January Issue. 2015.
“Special Madness at David Shelton Gallery.” Arts and Culture Texas. October Issue. 2014.