EDUCATION

University of California-Irvine. MFA Studio Art with Critical Theory Emphasis. 2019 (anticipated).

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

University of Edinburgh. MSc. Modern Art: History, Curating, and Criticism. 2011.

University of North Texas. BA. Art History. 2010. 

RESIDENCIES

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 (February). 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

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 (ACA Residency #162). 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.

EXHIBITIONS | PERFORMANCES

2017

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. 

2016

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. (video installation). 

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

2015

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. 

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.

2014

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. 

Houston Fine Arts Fair. Presented by Alabama Song Houston. Houston, Texas. 

Travelin’ Man.  Project Row Houses.  Houston, Texas.

AIR Exhibition. Sunblossom Artist in Residence Program. 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.

2013

Subject to change/Nothing to be done. They, Who Sound/The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center

for the Arts at the University of Houston. AvantGarden. Houston, Texas. Organized by David Dove.

Dia de los meurtos, Lawndale Art Center. Houston, Texas.

Citywide 2013: African American Art Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. 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

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/