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EDUCATION 2018 Yale School of Art, Painting and printmaking, MFA Candidate. 2014 Rutgers State University, Painting, Bachelors of Art. SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2016 Exchange Art, Rush Arts, Chelsea, NY First Time Show, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT Black Joy, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT | Curator Enjoy/Endure: The City and Its People: Newark Open Doors, Newark, NJ 2015 Power, Protest and Resistance, Skylight Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Echo, Gallery Aferro, Newark NJ After Afropolitan, Weeksville Heritage Center/CCCADI, Brooklyn, NY Beyond These Brick Walls, 67 Orange Street, New York, NY Ted x Cuny: Access Art Showcase, Macauley Honors College, New York, NY Sanctuary, Newark Open Doors 2014, Newark, NJ Printed in Newark, Art Kitchen Gallery, Newark, NJ For Whom it Stands, Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Baltimore, MD 2014, BFA Thesis ,Paul Robeson Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ Breaking Through Tradition, Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ 2013 Art+Activism Exhibition, City With Out Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ Dreams Before Sleeping, Aferro Gallery, Newark, NJ Stigmata, Newark Open Doors, Newark, NJ Gala Exhibition, Newark Museum, Newark, NJ 2012 Submissions & Transmissions, Rupert Ravens Contemporary Gallery, Newark, NJ H(A)UNTED, A Treyvon Martin Exhibition, Caribbean Cultural Center of African Diaspora Institute, New York, NY HONORS 2017 Alice Kimball Traveling Fellowship Leopoldo Villareal iii Scholarship | Yale University Vermont Studio Center Artist Grant Rutgers University Award of Excellence in Fine Art SELECTED PRESS http://www.ebony.com/entertainment-culture/shareblackjoy-yale#axzz4RcU6gHi6 http://www.thedp.com/article/2016/11/yale-black-joy-poster-burned Bey, Amir. "H(A)UNTED." Artvoices Magazine. N.p., Aug. 2012. Web. 24 Dec. 2012. Dacey, Kim. "Museum Exhibit Offers American Flag Interpretations." Http://www.wbaltv.com. WBALTV, 3 July 2014. Web. 5 July 2014.