ABOUT/CV/Resume

 

SHOWS:

-2014 Group Exhibition “Calculated Resentence” SSA at Aaron Davis Hall City University New York Harlem, NY

-2014 Group Collaboration Exhibition “Negro Primero” SSA & Contrapunto Boricua College Manhattan, NY

-2013 Group Exhibition “Pack a Pistol: Smoke School of Art Collective” Harriet Tubman Museum Macon, GA

-2013 Group Exhibition “Smoke School of Art Collective” Rialto Theater, Georgia State University

-2013 Group Exhibition “Pop-Up Show: Smoke School of Art Collective” Heritage Festival, Atlanta, GA

-2013 Group Exhibition “Smoke School of Art Collective” Auburn Research Library Atlanta, GA

-2012 Group Exhibition “Organized Noize” Southwest Art Center, Atlanta, GA

-2012 Group Exhibition “Cult of Personality” The Doogallery, Atlanta, GA

-2010 American Craft Council Show, Baltimore, MD

-2009 Solo Show at the Seen Gallery, Decatur, GA

-2009 Performance art piece “Sigao”, Waterloo, IA

-2009 Group Exhibition the Seen Gallery, Decatur, GA

-2008 Group Exhibition the Fine Line Gallery, Atlanta, GA

-2008 Group Exhibition the Seen Gallery, Decatur, GA

-2008 American Craft Council Show, Baltimore, MD.

-2007 Group Exhibition Contemporary Art Center, Peoria IL

-2007 American Craft Council Show, Charlotte, N.C.   

-2007 Group Exhibition University of Puerto Rico

-2007 Celebrity Fundraiser Woodruff Arts Center Atlanta, GA

-2007 American Arts and Craft Show, Baltimore, MD

-2006 Solo Exhibition at Apres Diem (ongoing to 2008) Atlanta, GA

-2006 Solo exhibition at 191 Club Atlanta, GA

-2006 Ongoing group showing at The Seen Gallery Decatur GA

-2005 Ongoing group showing at The Seen Gallery Decatur GA

-2005 Faculty Exhibition at Georgia Perimeter College Decatur, GA

-2005 Group Exhibition Outdoor Sculpture Show, Maryville, MO

-2002 Southern Exposures at Kouvolan Tademusea, Kuovola, Finland

-2002 Southern Exposures at Imatra Tademuseo, Imatra, Finland

-2001 Faculty Exhibition at Georgia Perimeter College Decatur, GA

-2001 Gardens to Main outdoor sculpture group exhibition at Cedar Falls, IA.

-2001 Solo Exhibition curator Buzz Spector at 9 ½ Gallery Champaign, IL.

-2001 A View Outside curator Preston Jackson at Parkland College Champaign, IL.

-2000 Beef and Feet Gallery Solo Exhibition Champaign, IL.

-2000 Temporary Services at Temporary Services Chicago, IL.

-1999 Faculty Show at Kamerick Art Building University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA.

-1999 Riverfront Outdoor Sculpture Show at Peoria, IL.

-1999 Graduate Thesis Show at Krannert Art Museum University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, IL.

-1998 Riverfront Outdoor Sculpture Show at Peoria, IL.

-1998 Sculpture Show at Link Gallery University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, IL.  

 

PERFORMANCE ART:

-2010 “Secret” Decatur, GA.

-2009 “Sigao”  International Performance Art Exhibition at Waterloo Recreation Center, Waterloo, IA

-2001 “No Puede Hacer a Noche” at 9.5 Gallery Champaign, IL.

-2000 “The Haircuttin’ Stylist” at Temporary Services Chicago, IL.

-1998 “Golden Boy” at Champaign, IL.

-1997 “Golden Boy” at Champaign, IL.

-1995 “Ladder to Fluxest” at University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA.

 

PUBLIC/PRIVATE ART COMMISIONS:

-2008 “Triptych Dance”  Commission for The Maslow Media Group, Inc, Washington, D.C.

-2003 “Utoy  Hands” Commission for Utoy Creek Water Reclamation Treatment  Center, Atlanta, GA.

-2003   Got Kids Playground, Commission for Got Kids Child Development  Center, Atlanta, GA

-1996 “Engine of the Heartland” Commission for the Waterloo Grout Museum Waterloo, IA.

-1994 “Architectural and Environmental Symposium” Commission for the University of  Northern Iowa’s

            Industrial Technology Center, Cedar Falls, IA.

 

PRESTATIONS

-2014/July  18:    "MASTERPIECES: Visual Art and Postcolonial Racial Supremacy" Auburn Ave. Research Library, Atlanta, GA

-2014/Feb. 28:    “Artist Talk” Boricua College Manhattan, N.Y.

-2013/Aug. 23:  “Smoke School of Art Collective artist review round table” Harriet Tubman Museum Macon, GA

-2013/Aug. 1:     “Smoke School of Art Collective artist review round table” Rialto Theater Georgia State University

-2013/June, 3:     “Smoke School of Art Collective artist review round table” Auburn Ave. Research Library, Atlanta, GA

 

TEACHING:

- Atlanta Metropolitan College                              Atlanta, Georgia                                          August 2007-Present

Professor of Art/Interim  Department Chair

        Classes:  Art Appreciation, Introduction to Ceramics

- Georgia Perimeter College                                   Clarkston/Lawrenceville, Georgia               August 2001-May2007

  Fulltime Instructor

        Classes: Art Appreciation, Drawing I, Drawing II

-Bradley University                                                   Peoria, Illinois                                         August 2000-May 2001

 Adjunct Professor

        Classes: Three-Dimensional Design (Sculpture Foundation/Studio)

                        Two-Dimensional Design (Foundation for art majors/Studio)

-Parkland College                                                      Champaign, Illinois                                  June, 2000-August 2000               

 Teaching Assistant for Talent Search

        Class:  Assisted with the web page design in the TRIO summer program.

-University of Northern Iowa                                 Cedar Falls, Iowa                                        August 1999-May 2000

 Adjunct Professor

        Classes: Three Dimension Concepts (Sculpture Foundation/Studio)

                        Visual Perceptions (Gen. Ed. For non-art majors/Lecture)

-University of Illinois C/U                                       Champaign/Urbana, Illinois                           August 1997-May 1999

 Graduate Assistantship

        Classes: Drawing I (Foundation for art majors/Studio)

                     Drawing II (Foundation for art majors/Studio)

 

 

 

EDUCATION: 

-Master of Fine Art                                    December 2003

 University of Illinois                                   Champaign/Urbana, Illinois

 Emphasis: Sculpture

 

-Bachelor of Art                                          May 1995

 University of Northern Iowa                   Cedar Falls, Iowa

 Emphasis: Sculpture

 

-Work Study Grant                                    June 1997

 Penland School of Art                               Penland, North Carolina

 

-Apprenticeship                                          August 1995-August 1996

 Tom Stancliffe (Sculpture)                       New Hartford, Iowa

 

-Apprenticeship                                          July-August 1994/1995

 Preston Jackson (Sculpture)                     Peoria, Illinois

 

PROFESSION AFFILIATIONS:

-Smoke School of Art Collective Non-profit

-Fulton County Arts Council

-Iowa Arts Council

-American Arts and Crafts Council

-College Art Association