2001                          Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

1999                          MFA, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, Painting

1995                          BFA, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, Studio Art



2021                          Crosstown Arts, Memphis, TN

2020                         Iris Project Residency, Venice, CA

2019                          Ucross Foundation, Ucross, W

2018                          Artpace, San Antonio, TX, curated by Dr. Jeffreen Hayes

2017                          McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Charlotte, NC

2010                          ART342 Residency, Ft. Collins, CO

2009-10                     Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC Artist in Residence

                                  Springfield Pottery, Springfield, MO sculpture Artist in Residence

2005                          Contemporary Artists Center, North Adams, MA

2003                          Patterson Residency for the Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD

2001-03                     Drawing Center Viewing Program, NYC, NY                          

1990                          Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME



Selected Exhibitions

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions 

2020                       C Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD (March 12-July 11)


                                CulturalDC, Washington, DC, “Rendition” (Feb. 8-March 29)

2018                        The Union for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE, "The Ipseity Project", curator: Nicole Caruth

                                Artpace, San Antonio, TX, "The Homestead", curator: Jeffreen Hayes


                                School 33, Baltimore, MD, “The Domestic”


                                Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia, PA, "Luster"


2016                        Terrain Exhibitions, Chicago, IL, “I Live On Paul Russell Road”


2014                        VOLTA art fair, New York, NY, with ConnerSmith.


2013                        ConnerSmith., Washington, D.C., “festoon”


2011                        ConnerSmith., Washington, D.C., “Paladins and Tourists” 


2009                        The Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington, DE, “Imitation of a Life” 


                                The Esther Prangley Rice Gallery at McDaniel College, Westminster, MD, “Prime” 


2008                        ConnerSmith., Washington, D.C., “Family”


                                Holtzman Gallery at Towson University, Towson, MD, “Recent Work: Floaties”


2007                        UNT Art Gallery, Denton, TX, “Saint of the Suburbs”


2006                        Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL, “…in the beginning” 


                                Clementine Gallery, Project Room, New York City, NY, “Glory” 


2004                        Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD, “There Goes the Neighborhood” (w/ Rick Delaney) 


Group Exhibitions

2018                        Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA, “ Reclamation! Pan-African Works from the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection”,                                       presented by Secular Society


                                Tuttle Gallery at McDonogh School, Owings Mills, MD, “aspect” 


                                SPACE, Pittsburgh, PA, “Identity Play”, curator: Kristen Letts Kovak


                                Robeson Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ “Mirror Mirror”, curator: Anonda Bell


2017                        Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, “Engender”, curator: Josh Friedman



                                McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Charlotte, NC, “Stimulus”



                                Harvey B. Gantt Center, Charlotte, NC, “Simple Passion, Complex Vision:  The Darryl Atwell Collection”



                                article Gallery, Montréal, Québec, “The Cinematic Archives of Identity, Embodiment, & Memory”

                                organizer Ayanna Dozier, McGill Institute for Center, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies


                                Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, IL “A New Look”


                                Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC, “State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now”, curator: Chad Alligood and

                                Don Bacigalupi (April 22-Sept 3)  *



                                Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL

                                “Third Space/Shifting Conversations about Contemporary Art” curated by Wassan Al-Khudhairi


                                David C. Driskell Center at University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 

                                “Shifting: African American Women Artists and The Power of Their Gaze”, curators Curlee Holton and Dorit Yaron


2016                         de Stijl, Austin, TX, “One/Sixth” 


                                 Telfair Museums, Savannah, GA,“State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now”, curator Chad Alligood and      

                                 Don Bacigalupi * (catalog)


                                 The Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington, DE , “Carried Weight”, curator Jacqueline Milad


2015                         Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, “Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize” 


                                 Studio Museum of Harlem, NYC, NY, “Concealed: Selections from the Permanent Collection” curator Hallie Ringle


                                 Harvey B. Gantt Center, Charlotte, NC, “Venturing Out of the Heart of Darkness”, curator Rehema C. Barber


2014                         Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR, “State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now”, curator                                          Chad Alligood and Don Bacigalupi (catalog)


                                 Terrain Exhibitions, Chicago, IL, “Sticky & Sweet”, curator Scott Hunter


                                 Silber Art Gallery, Goucher College, Towson, MD, “Virilit-HE”, curator Laura Amussen


2013                         Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL, “Etched in Collective History”, curator Dr. Jeffreen Hayes


                                 Salina Art Center, Fort Hays State University, Salina, KS, “A Complex Weave: Women and Identity in Contemporary Art” *

                                 curator Dr. Martin Rosenberg and Dr. Susan Isaacs (catalog)


2012                         Fischer Museum of Art, University of Southern California, LA, CA, “A Complex Weave: Women and Identity in

                                 Contemporary Art” *, curators Dr. Martin Rosenberg and Dr. Susan Isaacs (catalog)


                                 Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC, NY, “The Bearden Project”, curator Lauren Haynes (catalog)


                                Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco, CA, “Solo ESAS Mujeres: Documenting the

                                Universal/Material”, curators Iona Rozeal Brown and Veronica Jackson


                               Memphis College of Art, Hyde Gallery at Nesin Graduate School, Memphis, TN, “Facts, Fictions and Figures”, curator

                               Rehema Barber and Jennifer Sargent


2010                        Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, University of Denver, Denver, CO, “The Gleaners: Contemporary Art from the Collection of

                                Sarah and Jim Taylor” (catalog)


2009                        Silber Gallery at Goucher College, Towson, MD, “Ambiguous Bodies” curator Laura Amussen (catalog)


                                Pulse New York  (art fair), New York, NY, with ConnerSmith.


                                Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Camden, NJ, “A Complex Weave: Women and Identity in Contemporary                                         Art”* curators Dr. Martin Rosenberg and Dr. Susan Isaacs (catalog)


                                Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD, “FAX” *


2008                        NEXT Chicago (art fair), Chicago, IL, with ConnerSmith.


                                Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, GA  and Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX  

                                “Cinema Remixed and Reloaded: Black Women Artists and the Moving Image Since 1970”, curators Andrea Barnwell

                                Brownlee and Valerie Cassel Oliver * (catalog)


                               The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, “Invisible Rays: The Surrealism Legacy”, curator Michael Rush


                               Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN, “Is You Is or Is You Ain’t”, curators Kristen Anchor and Jed Dodds *


2007                       Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA, “Past Over” 


                               NADA (art fair), Miami, FL, with Clementine Gallery 

                               Pulse Miami (art fair), Miami, FL, with ConnerSmith. 

                               Pulse London (art fair), London, England, with ConnerSmith.

                               Art DC (art fair), Washington, DC, with ConnerSmith.


                               Memphis College of Art, Main Gallery, Memphis, TN, “Reasons to Riot”, curator Jovan Speller


2006                       Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, “siteMaryland”, curator Darsie Alexander


                               Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland , “black alphabet-conTEXTS of contemporary African-American art”,                                          curator Maria Brewinska (catalog)


                               Haas & Fischer Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland, “This Ain’t No Karaoke”, curator Max Henry


                               Union Gallery at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD “Fly: Over State Perspectives” 


                               Mixed Greens, New York, NY, “Hook Up”


                               NADA (art fair), Miami, FL, with Clementine Gallery 

                               ArtBrussels 2006, with Wendy Cooper Gallery 

                               Scope NY 2006,  with Wendy Cooper Gallery 


                               Diggs Gallery at WSSU, Winston-Salem, NC, “Not an Ocean Between Us: Voices of Women from Africa and the African



2005                       Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, “Frequency”, curators Christine Y. Kim and Thelma Golden (catalog)


2004                       School 33, Baltimore, MD, “(In)visible Silence” curator Sandford Biggers


                               The Drawing Center, New York, NY, “Talespinning:  Selections Fall 2004” (catalog)

                               Decker Gallery at Mt. Royal Station, MICA Baltimore, MD, “Baltimore/Chicago Show” curator Kerry James Marshall


                               Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, “Vici, Vidi, Video” curator Christine Y. Kim


2003                       Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX, “Beyond the Academy: Encouraging New Talent from Texas”

                               curator Erina Duganne *


2000                        Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX, “Out of the Ordinary”, curators Lynn M. Herbert and Paola Morsiani


                                Bridge Center for Contemporary Art, El Paso, TX, “The Question of Race”


1999                        Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX, “Four Walls, Three Years” 


                                * traveling exhibitions


Honors, Awards, Nominations

2016                          Grit Fund/Robert W. Deutsch Foundation grant; Semifinalist Sondheim Art Prize; Joan Mitchell nomination

2015                          Louis Comfort Tiffany nomination; Anoymous Was A Woman nomination; Finalist Sondheim Art Prize

2014                          RUBYS Artist Project grant

2012                          Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2006                          Baltimore Museum of Art, siteMaryland grant

2005                          Synergy Collaborative Grant finalist

2003                          Elizabeth Scott Fellowship

2001                          Camille Hanks Cosby Fellowship

                                  Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation nomination


Public Collections

                                Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR                        Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

                                Studio Museum in Harlem, NY                                                                      Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL

                                Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, NY                    Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, MA