Educational Experience

 

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Masters of Fine Arts in Studio Arts, May 2016

 

The Barbados Community College, Bachelor Degree of Fine Arts, November 2008

 

The Barbados Community College, Associate Degree of Visual Arts, November 2005

 

 

Recognitions/Honors

Recipients of the Greensboro School of Art Distinguished Alumni award, October 2020

Funded by the National Cultural Foundation for solo show located in Barbados, September 2020

 

Fulbright Scholarship, August 2014

Barbados Arts and Sports Funds, May 2012

 

Funded by the Government to participate in the Havana Biennial located in Cuba.

 

The Prince Claus Foundation, June 2011

Funded to participate in an artist’s residency at Tembe Art Studio located in Moengo, Suriname.

 

The Sixth Carmichael Prize Award, December 2011 

 

The Carmichael Prize Award is an annual art exhibition in tribute to Dr. Trevor Carmichael who supports the arts in Barbados.

 

Lesley’s Legacy Foundation grant, December 2010

First Artist in Barbados, to be funded by the Lesley’s Legacy Foundation. It is an organization

that supports the arts in Barbados. 

 

Triangle Art Trusts travel grant, Triangle Art Trust, May 2010

Given a grant from the Triangle Art Trust to participate in an artist’s residency in Cape Town, SA.

 

National Cultural Funds travel grant, November 2009,

 Funded to participate in an exhibition in Connecticut, U.S.A 

 

United Nation Development Plan travel grant, July 2009

 Funded to participate in a motivation speech in Antiqua for the United Nation Development Plan.

Solo Exhibitions

2020

"Lampoon, Quick Sand, Dance With Me" Caribbean Market Centre, Barbados

 

2018

"Gravity Waves" Connect Gallery, Chicago, USA

2017

"Island Monster Performance" Barbados Tourism Marketing, MoCADA, New York, USA

"Island and Monster Performance" ICF, Royal Academy of Arts, London

2016        

 

“#BabyPink” EBCCI, University of the West Indies, Barbados

 

“This Strange Land…” Sumter County Gallery of Art, South Carolina, USA

        

“Black Obeah” Third Horizon Film Festival, Miami, USA

 

2015       

 

 “A bit of Gossip, A bit of Privacy,” Barbados

 

2012         

 

“Town to Town,” CMAC, Martinique

 

2011        

 

'Town to Town,” Barbados Community College, Barbados

 

Group Exhibitions

2020

 

Prizm Art Fair

 

"Drawing the Ghost" Koplin Del Rio, USA

2019

"The Other Side of Now" Perez Art Museum Miami, USA

2018

 

Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany

 

Sculpture Park, Art Omi, New York, USA

 

2017

"5th Edition of Prizm Art Fair"  Prizm Art Fair, Miami

" Expanded Caribbean" Pearlstein Gallery, Philadelphia, USA

 

"My Home is not your backyard" Corridor Gallery, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, New York, USA

"Quick Sand Performance" Cafa Art Fair and Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, Barbados

2016    

 

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Auction - Art for Life, Miami, USA

 

Prizm Art Fair, Miami, USA

 

“Their Way” Millitzer,  Saint Louis, USA

    

“Bird Story” Alice Yard 10th anniversary, Alice Yard, Trinidad

    

“Model Migration” Residency Art Gallery, LA, USA

 

“From the Fringe” A.I.R Gallery, New York, USA

    

“Curating the International Diaspora” The Asia Culture Center Gwangju, Gwangju Biennial, South Korea

    

“Quaternary: Four Barbadian Female Artists” NuEdge Gallery Fine Arts Ltd, Barbados

 

“MoCADA Second Annual  Masquerade Ball” MoCADA,  New York, USA

    

“UNCG MFA Thesis Exhibition” Weatherspoon Museum, NC, USA

 

“Digital” National Gallery of Jamaica, Jamaica

        

“Mother Goddess” Meta, Opa- Locka, Miami

 

2015      

 

 “Afropolis in the Gardens” Art Basel, Miami

 

“ Venice Agenda: The Right to Fail” Turner Contemporary Gallery, Waugh Office, UK 

 

“ I Luv Africa” Film Festival, Ghana

 

“ Bienviendios al Centro Historico de Asuncion,” Paraguay

 

“Moengo Festival” Moengo, Suriname

 

“Target First Saturday” Brooklyn Museum, New York

 

“RWUL Film Academy,” Ispace, Ghana

 

“This Strange Land…” UNCG, North Carolina

 

“Divinity Revealed” African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, Miami

 

“Vision Quest” MoCADA, Brooklyn, New York

 

2014       

 

 “Jamaica Biennial” National Art Gallery of Jamaica, Jamaica

 

“Confluence: Shifting perspective of the Caribbean” public spaces such as Mall and Train Stations, Canada 

 

“Flow, Economies of the look and creativity in contemporary art from the Caribbean” Washington, DC

    

2013   

 

“Free!” CBK Gallery, CBK Amsterdam, Holland, 

A collaborative drawing exhibition, with Raquel Van Haver at the CBK Gallery

"Panama Biennial Del Sur”, Panama,

Exhibited in Panama’s first biennial located in the south of Panama

 

2012         

 

11th Havana Biennial” Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba, 

Exhibited, in one of the largest art exhibitions in the Caribbean, which happens every two years.

 

“Caribbean Crossroads,” Queens Museum, New York, 

Exhibited in one of the largest Caribbean Art shows in the USA between three museums; Queens Museum, Studio Museum of Harlem, and El Museo del Barrio

 

Into the Mix” Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

A Contemporary Caribbean Art Exhibition in the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, curated by Christopher Cozier

 

Who’s More Sci-fi than us?” Uitnodiging, Holland, 

Exhibited in a Contemporary Caribbean Art exhibition located in Utinodiging curated by Nancy Hoffman

 

“Muesra de Videoarte Caribeno” Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Puerto, San Juan, Puerto Rico 

 

“Yosoyelotro Caribe” ACIA, Madrid, Spain, 

A contemporary Caribbean exhibition organized by the ACIA

 

2011      

 

 “Wrestling with the Image” Art Museum of the Americas, Washington D.C,

 curated by Christopher Cozier

“Billboards” Moengo,  Tembe Art Studio, Suriname, 

 

2010      

 

 4X4, Alice Yard fourth Anniversary” Alice Yard, Trinidad

MAD Art moments” IArt Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa, 

2009        

 

“Rockstone and Bootheel”, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

curated by Yona Backer and Kristina Newman-Scott

 

“Black Diaspora Visual Art”, Public art project, Bridgetown, Barbados, 

Artist’s Residencies

 

2018      

   

The Hermitage Artist's Retreat, USA               

The Betsy, Diaspora Vibe and Fountain Head, Miami, USA

2017        

 

The Hermitage Artist’s Retreat, Florida, USA
 

 

2013       

 

Art Omi, Ghent, New York, US

IS 183 Art School of Berkshires, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA

OAZO-AIR, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

2012        

 

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Kentucky, USA

 

2011         

 

Tembe Art Studio, Moengo, Suriname, 

 

2010         

 

Greatmore Art Studio, Cape Town, South Africa, 

 

2009         

 

Alice Yard, Trinidad, 

Performances 

2018

 

"Island and Monster"  Black Ogun, The Fundraising  Show, Barbados

 

"The Astronaut" The Astrologer Who Fell Into A Well,  Waugh Office, Manpuku-ji Temple, Osaka, Japan

 

Open House, Fountain Head, Miami, USA

 

"Island and Monster" New Waves, Port of Spain, Trinidad

 

"The Black Lagoon" Art Omi Sculpture Park, Ghent, NY, USA

2017

 

"Island Monster Performance" Barbados Tourism Marketing, MoCADA, New York, USA

 

"Island and Monster Performance" ICF, Royal Academy of Arts, London

2016

 

"Duppy Love"  ICF and Waugh Office, Gwangju Biennial, South Korea

2015

 

"FinallyILoveMyself" Instagram, Social Media

 

“ Venice Agenda: The Right to Fail” Turner Contemporary Gallery, Waugh Office, UK

 

“A bit of Gossip, A bit of Privacy,” Barbados, July 

2012

 

Sweet Gossip, Collaboration with Adrian Richards and Natalie McGuire, Bridgetown, Barbados

Auctions

 

2017

 

" Art for Life" Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Gala, New York, USA

"My Collection" MoCADA, New York, USA

 

2016         

 

MoCADA Second Annual  Masquerade Ball” MoCADA,  New York, USA

        

"Art for Life", Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Auction, Miami, USA