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EDUCATION

 

 

Rhode Island School of Design    Master of Fine Art, 2018

  • Concentration: Photography

 

University of Pennsylvania     Master of Liberal Arts, 2012

  • Course Work: Anthropology and Education

 

Columbia College Chicago     Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2009

  • Concentration: Photography

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2018-Current

Longwood University                        

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography

2018

Rhode Island School of Design                         

  • Instructor of Record

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016-Present

Sol Koffler Gallery                         

  • Assistant Manager

 

2016-2017       

Rhode Island School of Design          

  • Graduate Director Assistant

 

2013-2016       

The Simple Studio                                

  • Owner, Photographer

 

2012-2016       

University of Pennsylvania                

  • Co-Director, Cinematographer, Photographer

 

2013-2016       

TZ Production Company                      

  • Associate Producer, Creative Director, Cinematographer, Editor

 

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

PAGE Fellow

Imagine America, 2017

 

Graduate Studies Grant

Rhode Island School of Design, 2017

 

Albert P. Weisman

Columbia College Chicago, 2009

 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

 

Beyond The Margins: Underrepresented Voices

New England Media Symposium, 2018

 

Work In Progress: The Spectacle Of The Tomb

Rhode Island School of Design Museum, 2018

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Rose Land,

University of Illinois Chicago, 2011

South Side Community Arts Center, 2011

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Monument Lab:

Sweet Chariot: The Long Journey To Freedom Through Time

Mural Arts Philadelphia - 2017

 

Who Am I: The Sequel

Drive-by Projects - 2017

 

Dismantled

Rhode Island School of Design, Sol Koffler Gallery - 2017

 

-ISMS: Exploring the Intersectionality of Identity

Rhode Island School of Design, ISB Gallery- 2017

 

The Black Artist Gallery

Brown University, Leung Family Gallery- 2016

 

1st Year Graduate Show

Rhode Island School of Design, Red Eye Gallery- 2016

 

Screening Scholarship Media Festival

University of Pennsylvania, CAMRA - 2014

 

Breaking Point

Chicago Art Council, 2012

 

Fear into Fire

Kalamazoo College, 2012

Art Hop, 2012

Columbia College Chicago 2011

FILM SCREENINGS AND AWARDS

“Bliss”

Art Institute of Chicago, 2014 - Black Radical Imagination Film Series

Cooper Union, 2014 - Black Radical Imagination Film Series

RedCat Cal Arts, 2014 - Black Radical Imagination Film Series

 

“African Independence”

San Diego Black Film Festival, 2013 -Best Documentary

San Francisco Black Film Festival, 2013 -Best African Film

                   175th Anniversary of Emancipation, 2013 -National Televised Screening in Guyana

The People’s Film Festival, 2013

The 36th Annual Philadelphia International Film Festival & Market, 2013

Oakland International Film Festival, 2013

Langston Hughes African American Film Festival, 2013

Cinema at the Edge Film Festival, 2013

African Diaspora International Film Festival, 2013

BlackStar Film Festival, 2013