B. 1988, New York City
 

EDUCATION

2006-2010 B.F.A. Illustration, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY
2007-2010 Drawing, Grand Central Academy of Art, New York, NY
2013-2016 Painting/Printmaking, Art Students League of New York, New York, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 Human/Nature, Sirona Fine Art, Hallandale Beach, Florida

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 On Paper, An Exhibition of Drawings, The Florence Academy of Art US at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
2018 12x12, A Portrait Exhibition, The Florence Academy of Art US at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
2017 Poets and Artists Group Exhibition, Arcadia Contemporary, Culver City, CA
2017 Expanding Tradition: The Journey of the African-American Artist, Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY
2017 Self Portrait, Eleventh Street Arts, New York, NY
2017 Lot 5 Collective Pop Up Exhibition at Candid Arts Trust, London, UK
2017 Flesh, CasaCano, Bogotá, Colombia
2017 Pop Up Group Exhibition, Mana Glass Gallery at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
2017 Chévere, Sirona Fine Art, Hallandale Beach, Florida
2016 The 26th Annual Holiday Miniatures Show, Abend Gallery, Denver, CO
2016 Contemporary Figuration, Abend Gallery, Denver, CO
2016 Landscapes, Abend Gallery, Denver, CO
2016 Wrap Me Up: Winter Small Works Show, Eleventh Street Arts, New York, NY
2016 Art Renewal Center International Salon
2015 Reflecting the Real, Rehs Contemporary Galleries, New York, NY
2015 Au Naturel, Royal Nebeker Art Gallery, Astoria, Oregon

AWARDS

2016 The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, Québec, Canada
2011 Golden Brush Award/Grand Prize, L. Ron Hubbard's Writer's and Illustrators of the Future

TEACHING

2017/2018 Fashion Institute of Technology, NY, NY | Adjunct Professor, Department of Illustration
2017 London Atelier of Representational Art, London, UK | Portrait Painting Masterclass
2017 Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA | Alla Prima Portrait Painting Workshop
2017 The Loveland Atelier, Loveland,CO | Alla Prima Portrait Painting Workshop
2016 Taller Trescientos Uno , Bogotá, D.C. | Portrait Painting Workshop
2016 Taller Trescientos Uno , Bogotá, D.C. | Portrait Drawing Workshop
2016 L. Ron Hubbard's Illustrators of the Future Workshops | Illustrators Workshop
2014 L. Ron Hubbard's Illustrators of the Future Workshops | Illustrators Workshop

FEATURES

Supersonic
Huffington Post
Afro Punk
Creativity Fuse
Fine Art Connoisseur
American Art Collector
International Artist Magazine
The Artist's Magazine
Publishers Weekly 

RECOGNITION

2016
The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, Québec, Canada

2012              
Manefest International Drawing Annual 6: Artist Feature
Prime, The Definitive Digital Art Collection, 3D Total Publishing: Artist Feature
Digital Painting Techniques Volume 4, 3D Total Publishing: Artist Tutorial
CMYK Magazine #52: Pro Showcase: Illustration
2D Artist Magazine Issue 72: Artist Feature

2011              
L. Ron Hubbard’s Illustrators of the Future 27: Grand Prize Winner
Lessons in Classical Drawing: Essential Techniques from Inside the Atelier by Juliette Aristides, Random House Publishing: Artist Feature
Digital Art Masters Vol. 6: Project Overview
Beginners Guide to Digital Painting In Photoshop, 3D Total Publishing: Artist Tutorial

2010
Spectrum Fantastic Art #17: Artist Feature
3x3 Illustration Annual
Advanced Fashion Drawing: Lifestyle Illustration by Bil Donovan,  Laurence King Publishers: Artist Feature
Digital Art Masters Vol. 5: Artist Feature

2009              
Tate Publishing National Illustration Competition: First Prize
Creative Quarterly 16: Gold Award Illustration