education.

2012. mps. fashion photography, school of visual arts. new york city.
1999-2003. b.a. psychology, b.a. communication, rockhurst university


exhibitions.

solo.

2018. "amongst friends", projects+gallery, st. louis MO. 
2016. "untagged", schoolhouse gallery. provincetown, massachusetts.
2015. portrait retrospective, national museum of fine arts, turkmenistan

group.

2018. (upcoming) "performance/politics", steven kasher gallery, new york city
2017. "sartorial escapades" columbia university UPTOWN triennial, harlem school of the arts.
2016. "black fashion designers", the Museum @ FIT. new york city.
2016. "raison d'etre", red rooster harlem. new york city.
2015. "WNL", jack shainman gallery, new york city

performance.

2018. "american, also." for pyer moss, spring studios. new york city (director)
2016. "double-bind" for pyer moss, milk studios. new york city (director)
2014, "twilight in harlem" original musical for symphony space, new york city (writer, director, choreographer)
2013. "addio: past, present, future" w/ carmen de lavallade, detroit institute of art, detroit michigan (choreographer)


fellowships + awards.

2017-2018. visiting research scholar, school of art, design history, and theory, parsons the new school
2016.  ideasCity fellow: Athens, the new museum.
2012. paula rhodes awards, school of visual arts . 


 

2018. the school at columbia university, nyc. "the power of art as resistance" (panelist).
2017.  recess art, nyc.  "m4m: fashion's role in stop and frisk procedures" (presentation).
2017. museum of modern art "fashion is kale: celebrating fashion's hidden heroes" (moderator the “trial and error” stage of fashion production).
2017. schomberg center for research in black culture. "photography culture: rog and bee walker" (moderator).
2017. museum at f.i.t. "the role of fashion media" w/ constance white and teri agins. (panelist).
2016. black portraitures conference, johannesburg. "gospel, gold, and go-go boots" (presentation).

panels + presentations