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



2018. (upcoming) "amongst friends", projects+gallery, st. louis MO. 
2016. "untagged", schoolhouse gallery. provincetown, massachusetts.
2015. portrait retrospective, national museum of fine arts, turkmenistan
2013. "addio: past, present, future" detroit institute of art, detroit michigan


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.
2016. "double-bind", milk studios. new york city
2015. "WNL", jack shainman gallery, new york city

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