Printmaking+ Illustration


EDUCATION

2018     Master in Fine Arts (MFA) concentration in Printmaking, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
2015     BA Cum Laude in Studio Art, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA                            
2013     Domestic Exchange Summer Student, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

GROUP  EXHIBITION 
2018     Solo Exhibition, Master in Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition (Kweku Anansi Fables) Exhibition, EL Museo Gallery, 
              University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
2018     Trimania, Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, NY
2018     Our Community: Artworks from the Gerald Mead Collection, Buffalo Center for the Arts and Technology
              Buffalo, NY
2017     African Prints, Dreamland Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY 
2017     02-09-17 Art Show, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 
2017     Prelude: Works by Incoming Department of Art Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Students, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
2015     Mistletoe Art Market, Arts Clayton Gallery, Jonesboro, GA
2015     Small Works 6: A Group Exhibition of Great Art on Small Surfaces, Fulton County Southwest Arts Center, Atlanta, GA
2015     Folktales and Legends: An Exhibition Without Borders, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
(curated by Dennis McNett and Joseph Velasquez)
2014-15    Juried Student Art Competition, (Curated by Lisa Tuttle), Spelman College, Atlanta, GA
2014          2nd National Arts Program Art Exhibition, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Atlanta, GA
2012-13    Up Against the Wall, Pin-Up Show, Fine Arts Building, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA


AWARDS

2018         Robert G. and Carol L. Morris Arts Scholarship and Fellowship, University at Buffalo MFA Program,

​                   Buffalo, NY

2018         Mark Diamond Research Grant, University at Buffalo MFA Program, Buffalo, NY

2018         Eugene L. Gaier Printmaking Scholarship, University at Buffalo MFA Program, Buffalo, NY

2018         Mary L. Bagus Memorial Scholarship, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
2015         Highest Ranking Senior Department of Art and Art History, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA
2014         Mellon Undergraduate 3-D Art Exhibit Contest, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA                                                                        
2012         Black Retail Action Group, Best Design Logo Contest, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta,  GA

 

INTERNATIONAL  EXHIBITION

2015-16   Tokyo International Miniprint Triennial Triennial 2015 Touring Exhibition, Tama Art University, Sapporo, Japan 
2015         Tokyo International MiniPrint Triennial 2015 Executive Committee, Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan 
                  (curated Yarimizu, Hachioji)

 

INTERNSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS
2014          Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship Summer Academy, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA                                                     
2013          Internship, Clark Atlanta University, Clark Atlanta University Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA​

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

2018          Buffalo Center for the Arts and Technology, Gerald Mead Collection, Buffalo, NY

2018          Eugene L. Gaier Collection, Buffalo, NY


PRINT MEDIA

2018        Milletti, Christina, Technologies of the Self: Future Shock, "Kweku Anansi Fables", April 27, 2018. 

 

WEBSITE PUBLICATION 
2015          Yarimizu, Hachioji, “King Playing”, Tama Art University,” access date: October 31, 2015. http://www.tamabi.ac.jp/timpt/
2015          Abergal Elodie, “Peripheral ARTeries Art Review,” access date: February 2015.   http://issuu.com/artpress/docs/peripheral_arteries_art_review_-_fe

 

RESIDENCIES 

2015          Artist in Residency Teaching, Arts Clayton Gallery, Jonesboro, GA


COLLABORATIVE PROJECT
2015          AUC Unity! Morehouse College, Mural project (10 by 12 ft.), Atlanta, GA
2014-15    Print Big! Atlanta Printmakers Studio, large-scale woodcut (4 by 4 ft.), Atlanta, GA


COMMISSIONS 

2018           Public Art Commission, Afro-Centric Love II, large scale mural (12 ft x 23 ft), EL Museo Gallery,

                    Buffalo, NY

2018           Public Art Commission, Afro-Centric Love III, large scale mural (40ft x 60ft), Buffalo Arts Studio,

                    Buffalo, NY
2014-15     Sustainable Logo, (8.5 x 11.5), Digital, Campus Operations, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA
2014-15     Gamma Sigma Sigma Logo Design, (30 x 30), Collage, Atlanta, GA
2013-14     Portrait Commission, Drawing (18 x 24), Charcoal and White conte, Tucson, AZ


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2016-17    Teachers Assistant, Life Drawing 1, Department of Art, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

2014-15    Teachers Assistant, Department of Art and Music, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA
2014-15    Teachers Assistant, Department of Art and Art History, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA
2011-12     Tutor/ Teacher Assistant, Atlanta Preparatory Academy, Atlanta, GA  


GALLERY ASSOCIATIONS

2018          EL Museo Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2018          University at Buffalo Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2015-18    Arts Clayton Gallery, Jonesboro, GA

2014-15    Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA

2015          Fulton County Southwestern Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

​2014          High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA


LECTURES/WORKSHOPS

2018          Artist Talk, EL Museo Gallery, Buffalo, NY, April 6. 

2018          Lecture/Presentation, Whose Stories? A Conversation with Artists of Color, EL Museo and Just Buffalo

                   Literary Center, Buffalo, NY, April 11.