BIO

Born in 1979, New York, NY

Lives and works in New York

 

EDUCATION

2018  MFA, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY

2001  BFA, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY

 

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS AND HONORS

2017 Kossak Travel Grant, Hunter College, New York, NY

2014 Summer Ink Scholarship, Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, NY

2014 Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) Program, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY

2013 Studio Immersion Project, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, New York, NY

2011 NYFA Artists As Entrepreneurs Boot Camp, Brooklyn, NY

2011 Individual Artist Grant, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, New York, NY

2010 Individual Artist Grant, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, New York, NY

2009 Harlem Community Arts Fund, Harlem Arts Alliance, New York, NY

2008 Artist in Residence Studio Program, Chashama Art Foundation, New York, NY

 

PUBLIC ART PROJECTS

2011 Harlem River Park Fund, New York, NY

2009 Heineken Mural Art Program, Heineken, White Plains, NY       

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011 Torn Asunder, Heath Gallery, New York, NY

2007 Migration, Columbia University, New York, NY

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 Associated Presents: Appear Here at Bretheren Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2017 Hunter MFA Thesis, Group 2, Hunter College, New York, NY

 

2014   

Studio Immersion Project, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, New York, NY

Blackburn Exchange Show, The Ink Shop Printmaking Center, Ithaca, NY

Social In Practice, Nathan Cummings Foundation & NYU Tisch Galleries, New York, NY. Curated by Deborah Willis and Hank Willis Thomas [March–November]

Bronx Speaks No Boundaries, Bronx Arts Alliance, Bronx, NY

Aspirations, LPD Brooklyn Arts Foundation, New York, NY

Visual Aids Postcards From The Edge, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY

The March, The Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY

 

2013 Members Group Show, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, New York, NY

 

2012

The Small Works Show, Columbia University, New York, NY

Itsa small, small world, Family Business, New York, NY

 

2010

Uptown Arts Stroll, NoMAA, New York, NY

Emerged, Gallery at Theatre for the New City, NY

Winter Show 2010 An Inter-disciplinary Group Show, Workspace Harlem Studio, NY

 

2009

Cornerstone, Workspace Harlem Studio, New York, NY

Hispanic Heritage Month Festival Celebration, Riverbank State Park, New York, NY

Aqui, NoMAA Gallery, New York, NY  

Nude, Temple M / Al Johnson Art Inc, New York, NY

Pulse, Taller Boricua, New York, NY

The Artists in BankStreet’s Backyard, Bank Street College, New York, NY

 

2008

Confluence: Artists Across the Hudson Divide, Oualie Arts / IFA, Orange, NJ

Chashama Open Studio Exhibition, Chashama Art Foundation, New York, NY

Hispanic Heritage Month Festival Celebration, Riverbank State Park, New York, NY

Evolution: The Changing Face of Harlem, artHarlem, New York, NY

Uncommon Festival @ Public Assembly, Nolej Records, New York, NY

 

2007

Hispanic Heritage Month Festival Celebration, Riverbank State Park, New York, NY

Arte Con Color Latino, Picture that LLC, Connecticut, NY

Formation, IFA / Columbia University, New York, NY

 

2006

Unbridled, Inspiration Fine Art, New York, NY

Harlem Open Studio / Gallery Tour, Inspiration Fine Art, New York, NY

“Celebration Of Summer”, Inspiration Fine Art, New York, NY

Faces & Places, Inspiration Fine Art, New York, NY

 

2005

Night Of A Thousand Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY

New Roots, Inspiration Fine Art, New York, NY

Harlem Open Studio / Gallery Tour, Hamilton Landmark Gallery, New York, NY

 

2003 The Changing Same, Artists in Harlem, Triple Candie Gallery, New York, NY

 

COLLECTIONS

2013 United Way of New York City, New York, NY

 

PUBLICATIONS

2009 Brooklyn Review Literary Journal, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

 

PRESS

2009

El Diario La Prensa

Defining Trends Magazine

 

2008  New York Times

http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/09/25/art-show-examines-harlem-gentrification