2021 MFA (pending) with Distinction, Painting, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL.
(expected May 2021)
2012 MS with Distinction, Digital Art, Knowledge Systems Institute ~ Skokie, IL.
2009 BA Studio Art, Albion College, Albion, MI. (Arthur and Eva Janson Art Scholarship, Geoffrey Morris Scholarship; Dean’s List: Fall 2005 - Spring 2009)
Teaching / Workshops
2019 Graduate Teaching Assistant Foundations (beginning August 2019), Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL.
2017 Painting Instructor for Art Entertainment Workshop, Karcher Artspace Lofts / The Mic, ~ Waukegan, IL.
2017 Painting Instructor for Art Entertainment Workshop, Angie Redmond’s Artist Workshops, ~ Zion, IL.
2015 Painting Instructor for Art Entertainment Workshop, The Artist and The Poet, ~ Bolingbrook, IL.
2018 Invited Guest Artist for Cantv Talk Show (5 episodes), ~ Chicago/Elgin, IL (2009 – 2018)
2016 Requested by BP Gas Corporation to showcase art during Black History Month, ~ Warrenville, IL. (2014 – 2016)
2016 Selected to organize a Marcus Garvey exhibition during Black History Month, ~ Chicago, IL.
2015 Requested by Groupon Corporation to showcase art during Black History Month, ~ Chicago, IL.
2015 Ultimate Painting Chicago Winner
2015 Black History Month’s featured solo artist at the Orland Park Library, ~ Orland Park, IL.
2014 First selected artist for upcoming documentary, Your Hair Your Story
2013 Selected artist for an online art magazine, artimagemagazine.com
2013 Invited Artist, Funder Hut Event (live painting) ~ Chicago, IL.
2010 Russell Simmons Rush Philanthropies Bombay and Sapphire Artisan Series Finalist ~ Art Basel Miami, FL. (Photo displayed in Dec/Jan 2010 issue of Marc Eckos’ Complex Magazine)
2009 Juried Artist for Tall Grass Arts Association ~ Park Forest, IL.
2009 Fred Hampton Scholarship Fund Image Award ~ Chicago, IL.
2019 Sky’s the Limit, Tall Grass Arts Association ~ Park Forest, IL.
2019 Bang! Bang! Art Show, Curio Gallery ~ DeKalb, IL
2019 Black Creativity, Museum of Science and Industry ~ Chicago, IL.
2017 Solo Exhibition, Never A Bad Hair Day, Albion College ~ Albion, MI. (with Artist Talk)
2017 Cultural Giants, Southside Community Art Center, ~ Chicago, IL.
2017 Silent Fierceness, Parlor People, ~ Waukegan, IL.
2017 Art Wauk, Karcher Artspace Lofts, ~ Waukegan, IL.
2016 Lexicon, Zhou B Art Center, ~ Chicago, IL.
2016 Pieces of Eight – Contemporary Art by Eight Millennial Artists, Gallery Pink, ~ Oak Park, IL. (with Artist Talk)
2015 Beyond Color, The Merchandise Mart, ~ Chicago, IL.
2015 30 x 30 x 30, Governors State University, ~ University Park, IL.
2015 Black Creativity, Museum of Science and Industry ~ Chicago, IL.
2014 Ethnic Expressions, Tall Grass Association, ~ Park Forest, IL.
2014 Best Kept Secret_Emerging Artists Exhibition, One Stop Productions ~ Chicago, IL. (with the Artist Talks)
(Created and Curated the Exhibitions) (2012-2014)
2013 The Next Wave Art Salon ~ Elgin, IL
2011 Black Artist Show, Chicago Urban Art Retreat ~ Chicago, IL
2011 Brainstorm, Governors State University ~ University Park, IL.
2011 New York Arts Program Alumni Exhibition ~ New York, NY.
2010 Bombay and Sapphire Artisan Series, G. R N'namadi Gallery ~ Detroit, MI.
2010 Fabulously Focused, Tall Grass Arts Association ~ Park Forest, IL.
2009 Full Circle, Marwen Gallery, ~ Chicago, IL.
Live Events / Vendor
2017 Celebrating the Youth, South Central Community Center, ~ Chicago, IL.
2017 Martin Experience Art Party, Live Painting, ~ Chicago, IL.
2017 Stop Bullying Live Painting, McCutcheon Elementary School, ~Chicago, IL.
2017 Women’s Empowerment, Northern Illinois University, ~ Naperville, IL. (2016-2017)
2017 Art Beat Chicago, Citlalin Gallery and Theater, ~ Chicago, IL. (2016-2017)
2016 WGHC 98.3fm, Radio Interview with Za Na P and live painting, ~ Chicago, IL.
2016 Fame 15 Chicago Launch, Elbo Room, ~ Chicago, IL.
2016 Talk to Me Mondays, Bar 10 Doors, ~ Chicago, IL.
2015 Harlem Fine Arts Show, The Merchandise Mart, ~ Chicago, IL.
2015 Rachel O Beauty’s Natural Summer Meetup, The Little Black Pearl, ~ Chicago, IL.
2015 I am Fest, House of Blues, ~ Chicago, IL.
2015 Sibyl’s Breakfast Club’s Black Man Stand Up, Witherspoon Law Group, ~ Chicago, IL.
2015 Sibyl’s Breakfast Club’s Spring Affair, The Swift Mansion, ~ Chicago, IL.
2015 Subject to Change Underground Culture and Community Art Market, ~ Chicago, IL.
2015 Live Art Event, The Life Foundation, ~ Chicago, IL. (2014-2015)
2014 Tall Grass’s Annual Art Festival, Tall Grass Arts Association, ~ Park Forest, IL. (2009-2014)
2013 Chicago Music Awards Pre Show Performances, WGN News, ~Chicago, IL.
2013 Kinky Curly, a natural black hair event, ~ Bolingbrook, IL.
2017 Sistah's Place Real Talk Magazine Featured Artist, Online Artist by Letrise Carter
2016 Wednesday Journal, Oak Park, IL. article
2015 Bean Soup Times, Online Article by Toure Muhammad
2010 Featured in Jessica Kronika's article, Intensity and Detail in Paint and Drawing at Tall Grass Arts www.Examiner.com
Black Hair: Art, Style, and Culture, Ima Ebong, A’lelia Bundles.
Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America, Ayana Byrd and Lori Tharps.
Why Don’t He Like My Hair: Constructing African Americans Standards of Beauty, Bertram D. Ashe
The Creative Habit, Twyla Tharp
25 Women, Dave Hickey
Ways of Seeing, John Berger
Art/Work, Heather Darcy Bhandari
Artists - Beverly McIver, Jenny Saville, Kara Walker, Michael Dixon, and Kehinde Wiley
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