Education

School of Visual Arts — Master of Fine Arts, Visual Narrative — 2015

Pennsylvania State University — Master of Arts, English — 2010

Rutgers University — Bachelor of Arts, English — 2008


Select Exhibitions

2018 — Arte Studio Ginstrelle, "International Art Show," Assisi, Italy

2017 — School of Visual Arts “Resist & Record,” New York City, NY.

2017 — Intersections “Light a Candle Festival,” New York City, NY.

2016 — Zhou B Art Center “Twisted Oyster International Film Festival,” Chicago, IL.

2016 — Unlock House, “Unlock House Opening,” Chicago, IL.

2015 — School of Visual Arts “And Then,” New York City, NY.

2015 — Spacewomb Gallery “A Piece In Time,” New York City, NY.

2014 — School of Visual Arts “No On,” New York City, NY.

2014 — Greenpoint Gallery “Salon de Eros,” Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

2014 — Spacewomb Gallery “Silenced,” New York City, NY.

2012 — Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, “Matters of the Heart,” New Brunswick, NJ.

2011 — Art Alley “Art on the Move,” University Park, PA.

2011 — Weston Community Center, “A Night With the Arts II (Exhibitor and Curator), University

Park, PA.

2010 — Robeson Gallery “Art on the Move,” University Park, PA.

2010 — HUB Robeson Gallery “World Cultural Festival” University Park, PA.

2010 — Centre County Home for Elderly “Accompaniment” (Solo Exhibition), Bellefonte, PA.


 

COLLECTIONS

Africa. Africana Research Center, Pennsylvania State University, 2010

Healing Hearts. Heart Kidney Transplant Center, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital,

Donation, 2012

 

PUBLICATIONS

Coif City, 2017

“Protest Art, V.3,” AI-AP DART, Vol. 3, March 16, 2017

“Collage Life: Art is Journey,” Moore Women Artists, March 12, 2016

“Strong Female Protagonist: Book One,” Visual Arts Journal (SVA), Page 10, Spring 2015

“Kale in Crown Heights” Excuse Me Ladies and Gentlemen, Pages 42-43, July, 2014

“Crowns of Crown Heights,” Excuse Me Ladies and Gentlemen, Pages 63-64, July, 2014

 

FILM

Home, Writer and Director, 2018

Utica, Writer and Director, 2017

Backpack Full of Cash, Content Strategist, 2016

Meeting MacGuffin, Set Decorator, 2016

Speaking of Freaks, Set Decorator, 2016

Spilt Milk, Writer and Director, 2015

 

CREATIVE DIRECTION | DESIGN

Conference Art and Design: Race and Resistance African American Literary Conference, PennState, 2016

Cover Art: Contemporary African American Literature, 2012

Conference Art and Design: The Contemporary African American Novel, Penn State, 2010

A Night with the Arts I and II, Weston Community Center, 2010-2011

Cover Design: African American Culture and Legal Discourse, 2009

 

TALKS

“Suspense and Visual Storytelling,” Girls Write Now, October 2018

"Women in the Creative Industries," School of Visual Arts, February 2018

“Nadia DeLane's Coif City: Hair Tales and Visual Narrative,” Bluestockings, January 2017

“Digital Black Feminisms,” Penn State University, October 2016

“Spilt Milk,” School of Visual Arts, August 2015

 

RECOGNITION

Official Selection, Utica, Resist and Record Film Festival, 2017 

Official Selection, Spilt Milk, Twisted Oyster Film Festival, 2015, 2016

MFA Visual Narrative T-Shirt Design Contest, SVA, 2014

Bunton Waller Research Fellowship, Pennsylvania State University, 2009

 

AFFILIATIONS

Parsons — Visualizing Finance Lab 

Girls Write Now — Digital Media Mentorship Program 

Moore Women Artists

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Carlitos Wish Foundation