EDUCATION
2015    Master of Fine Arts (Interdisciplinary Arts), Goddard College
2003    Bachelor of Arts (African Diaspora Studies), University of California, Berkeley

EXHIBTIONS
2016    “Bones & Flowers presented at Ashe Cultural Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
2015    “HEAVENLY BODIES” Ode To Babel, Brooklyn, NY
2012    “Solstice” a live production presented by RAW Artists, Brooklyn, NY
2012    Group show RAW Artists, Brooklyn, NY
2012    Group show Townhouse Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2011    “HAIL MARY: a triptych” Blink, Brooklyn, NY
2011    “HAIL MARY: LA” Bradford Stewart Contemporary Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2011    She’s Got The Right Stuff – Women In Comics” Medialia Gallery, New York, NY

COLLECTIONS
Danny Simmons Collection, Brooklyn, NY
Bradford Stewart Contemporary Art Gallery Collection, Los Angeles, CA

AWARDS/PRESS
2016   Recipient of Musagetes Foundation Fellowship
            (Lecce, Italy)
2016   Presenter, "Archives Matter: Queer, Feminist & Decolonial Encounters" Conference
            (Goldsmiths, University of London)
2016    Collaborator, Ryan Conarro's "Saints of Failure" live stage production
            (Residency at the Gainesville Theatre Alliance)
2012    Interview/Feature in Hycide Magazine’s Special Art Basel Edition, December
            (Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection)
2012    Subject of short film, “Danny Simmons: Collage of Imagination”
        
    (Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series / RUSH Arts Philanthropic Foundation)
2012    Recipient of Independent Makeup Artist of the Year Award
            (RAW Artists, Brooklyn)
2012    Work featured on back cover of Hycide Magazine’s “Sex” Edition, February
2011    Subject of Short Documentary, “Skin”
           
 (PBS/World Compass, Director, Laura Checkoway)
2001    Illustrator, "From Girl to Goddess" 
            (UC Berkeley Empowering Women of Color Conference) 

LIVE/STAGE
2016    Live Body Painter - AFROPUNK's “Carnival of Consciousness”
            (Atlanta, GA & Los Angeles, CA)
2016    Collaborator/Concept Artist – Ryan Conarro’s “Saints of Failure”
            (Residency at the Gainesville Theatre Alliance)
2014    MUA – Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons “Procession”
            (Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum – Carrie Mae Weems Retrospective)
2013    MUA“Shelley Nicole's blaKbüshe live show
            (Brooklyn Academy of Music)
2013    Live Body Painter - “Hycide” Magazine, “Art” & “Sex” Issues release parties
            (Rush Arts Gallery, NY & Aljira, Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ)
2012    MUA - “Betty’s Story: a tribute to Betty Davis” 
            (Brooklyn Museum & Apollo Theatre)
2011     MUA - “Betty Davis Retrospective” produced by Black Rock Coalition
            (Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture)

FILM/VIDEO
2017    Key MUA – “Random Acts of Flyness” Pilot
             (Media MVMT / Director, Terence Nance)
2017    Body Painter / Head MUA– “Piu Piu” Short Film
             
(Media MVMT / Director, Naima Ramos) 
2016    Bodypainter – “Egyptian Second Line” Short Film
             (Nicholas Payton / Paytone Records, Director, Ayanna Bassiouni) 

2016    Key MUA – “They Charge for the Sun” Short Film
             (LA Film Independent, Project: Involve, Director, Terence Nance)

2014    Bodypainter – “So Alone & Cold Afternoon” Art Film
             (The Dig / Media MVMT / Director, Terence Nance)
2013    Bodypainter – “Motorola Project” Documentary Short, featuring Storyboard P
             (Droga5 / Media MVMT / Director, Terence Nance)

2013    MUA & Bodypainter –“Goodies” Music Video, Cakes da Killa, premiered on
              interviewmagazine.com (Mishka Records / Director, Ja’Tovia Gary)

2013    Special Effects MUA –“Suicide by Sunlight”, Web Series Promo
             (Independent / Director, Nikyatu Jusu)
2012    MUA & Bodypainter –“The Postman” Music Video by Melissa Laveaux
             (Media MVMT / Director, Terence Nance)

2011    Special Effects MUA –“Black Swan Theory” Short Film
             (Shadow & Act / Director, Nikyatu Jusu)