Born 1980, Robbins, IL
Currently lives and works in Chicago, IL
2016 M.F.A. Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL
2015 M.A. Governor’s State University, University Park IL
2008 B.A. Chicago State University, Chicago IL
2013-2015 Graduate Teaching Assistantship
2014 John XKoznarek Fund
2013 Helen Merritt Art Scholarship
2012 Graduate Assistantship at Northern Illinois University
2011 Recipient of Graduate Scholarship Tuition Waiver at Governor’s State University
2011 Place second in Governor’s State University Student Show
2011 Honorable Mention in Moraine Valley Regional Art Show
2007 Recipient of 2006-2007 Talent Scholarship from Chicago State University.
2015 ACRE Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions
2016 Music From the Hospital Gift Shop, Autotelic Studios, Chicago, IL
2015 Dark Matters: The Donuts of Time, Cicero Public Library, Chicago, IL
Dark Matters: The Donuts of Time, NIU Gallery 214 Dekalb, IL
2015 ANX 2015 Roots and Culture, Chicago IL
Justified Art Exhibition Overture Art Center, Madison, WI
In(finite) Recent Works-NIU MFA Group Show, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL
Museum of Science and Industry’s Annual Black Creativity, Chicago, IL
2014 Substitution, Dekalb ,IL, Museum of Science and Industry’s Annual Black Creativity, Chicago, IL,
Northern Illinois University President’s Home/Gallery Dekalb, IL,
2013 The Ballroom, Dekalb, IL. Pedagogical Paradigms, Dekalb, IL, See; Pretentious,
Dekalb IL. Indie art Exhibition in a Suburban Kitchen, Evanston IL, The Numbered Days “Rise” Show,
Chicago, IL. Museum of Science and Industry’s Annual Black Creativity, Chicago IL.
2012 Groupie, Phoenix Gallery, Chicago, IL. Moraine Valley Community College Regional Art Show, Palos Hills, IL.
Alumni Exhibition, Chicago State University, Chicago, IL. One Night Stand Art show, Dekalb, IL. 63 days
First year Graduate Show, Dekalb, IL. Museum of Science and Industry’s Annual Black Creativity, Chicago, IL
Being Human National Exhibition, Chicago Heights, IL. Ways of Making National Juried Exhibition, University Park, IL.
2011 Black History Show, Governor’s State University, University Park, IL. Union Street Gallery Collective Show, Chicago Heights, IL.
Moraine Valley Community College Regional Art Show, Palos Hills, IL. Invitational President’s Gallery, University Park, IL
2013 - 14 Northern Illinois University Foundations Drawing Instructor, Dekalb, IL
2012 Northern Illinois University: Grad Assistant, Dekalb, IL
2011 - 13 Homewood/Flossmoor School District: Visiting Artist for grade school children.
Went to various schools in the district doing full day artist talks and demonstrations for middle schoolers, Homewood/Flossmoor, IL
2011 Volunteer and Co-Curator for Austin Special Disabled Persons Services, “Visible” Art Exhibition.
Volunteer showcasing artwork by www.austinspecial.org University Park, IL
2010 - 12 Governor’s State University Library: Serials And Acquisitions, University Park, IL
2008 - 11 Devils Due Publishing: Graphic/Web Designer, Chicago, IL
2004 – 06 Robbins IL Volunteer for Cable Public Access Show “139 BLVD”. The show was dedicated to bringing news and social awareness to the community
Vice President of GAA (Graduate Arts Association) at Northern Illinois University
President of Art club at Governor’s State University
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