Education:

Columbus College of Art and Design Columbus, OH B.F.A Degree – 1987

Art Academy University San Francisco, CA Graduate Program Masters of Fine Arts candidate

2007-2009

 

Grants/Associations:

Minnesota State Arts Board 2006 – Community Cultural Partnership Grant

Jerome Foundation 2009 – Blacklock Artist Residency Grant

Minneapolis Arts Commission – board member 2008-2012

 

Solo Exhibitions:

SooVac Arts Center 2018 — Minneapolis, MN

Nemeth Art Center 2017 – Park Rapids, MN

Obsidian Arts 2004 – Minneapolis, MN  – Tyler Street Gallery 2005 Minneapolis, MN

Art In The Mayor’s Office 2006 – Minneapolis, MN • Emerge2007 Minneapolis, MN

Emerge 2007, 2010 – Minneapolis, MN

Northpoint Health and Wellness Center – 2012, 2013 Minneapolis, MN

Capri Theater 2013 – Minneapolis, MN

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

Visual Arts Minnesota 2017 – Essential Art St. Cloud, MN 

MCAD Gallery 2016 – Self/Identity Minneapolis, MN

Roxalux Gallery 2015 – Open Door Minneapolis, MN

Instinct Gallery 2015 – Empathy Minneapolis, MN

Smack Mellon 2015 – Respond! Group ExhibitionBrooklyn, NY

SooVac Art Center 2014 – Untitled 11 Minneapolis, MN

Banfill Locke Ctr. For The Arts 2014 – Formations, Sediments, Cover-ups and Remnants Mpls. MN

Homewood Studios 2014 – Northside Noir Minneapolis, MN

International Art Exhibition and Art Festival 2012, Sisid, Ecuador

Walker Art Center – Bazinet Gallery Lounge 2012 Minneapolis, MN

University of Minnesota – The Stories Within Us 2011 Exhibit Minneapolis, MN

Van Brabson Gallery – “Two Artists” Exhibit 2010 Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis Foundation – Eyes on the Northside 2009 Minneapolis, MN

Soap Factory – Soul On Ice Exhibit 2008 Minneapolis, MN

Walker Point Ctr. of the Arts – The Good, Bad & the Ugly Exhibit 2007 Milwaukee, WI

ArtCenter/S.Florida – Freedom Fighters: An American Legend Re-imagined Exhibit 2009 Miami, FL

Minneapolis Institute of Arts – Art Perchance Exhibit 2007, 08, 09, 10 Minneapolis, MN

Hamline University – Race and Identity Exhibit 2007St. Paul, MN

Minneapolis Foundation – Race and Identity Exhibit 2007 Minneapolis, MN

Soap Factory Afrofuturism National Art Exhibition – Group Exhibit 2005 Minneapolis, MN

The Lennox Gallery – Group Exhibition 2004 London, England

 

Public Art Commissions

•  City of Minneapolis – 2016-2017 Assemble Bikeway Project –  Minneapolis, MN

•  City of Minneapolis – 2014-2016 John Biggers Seed Project –  Minneapolis, MN

•  Kingfield Neighborhood Association – 2005 Mural Project– Minneapolis, MN

•  Webber Camden Neighborhood – 2006 Public Art Commission – Minneapolis, MN

•  East Side Food Co-Op– 2007 Public Art Gallery – Minneapolis, MN

•  Obsidian Arts Gallery – 2008 Exploding Language exhibition – Minneapolis, MN

•  City of Minneapolis – 2006 Bridge of Dreams Project –  Minneapolis, MN

 

Collection Information:

Givens Collection – University of MinnesotaSt Paul, MN

Al Killiow – Eden Prairie, MN

Boston Scientific – Maple Grove, MN

Bandjoun Station Cultural Center – Bandjoun, Cameroon

Coloplast Manufacturing – Minneapolis, MN

 

Curation:

Minnesota Museum of American Art– 2017  We The People exhibition – St. Paul, MN

 

Teaching Employment:

Art Institutes of Minnesota – 2009-2010 Computer Illustration Adjunct Professor – Minneapolis, MN

BrandLab – 2009-2010 Advertising Curriculum Instructor, Henry High School – Minneapolis, MN

Walker Art Center – 2016 Museum Arts Educator –  Minneapolis, MN