Education
MFA Candidate New Genres, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA (2023)
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Printmaking, Magna Cum Laude, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond, VA (2019) 
Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in International Fashion Buying, Magna Cum Laude, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond, VA (2019)
Minors: Art History, General Business 

Solo Exhibitions / Public works 
A Poetic of Living, The Arts Center in Orange, Orange, VA. Curated by Chaédria LaBouvier. (2023)
On Belonging, The Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston, MA. Curated by Audrey Lopez. (2023)
On Belonging: The Space In Between, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA (2021)
Miscegenation, The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative, Charlottesville, VA (2021) 
Somewhere on the Edge: Temporal Entanglements, Welcome Gallery, Charlottesville, VA ( 2021)
Invisible Weight, Rump Gallery, Richmond, VA (2019)

Biennials/Fairs
Let That Be Your Cautionary Tale, Documenta 15, Kassel Germany. Curated by Alice Yard. (Upcoming July 2022)

Performances
My Body is the Architecture of My Every Ancestor, The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative, Charlottesville, VA (2021)
Ode to Soil, Pen Park and Farmington Country Club, Charlottesville, VA (2020)
This May Be The Last Time, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA (2019)
Black Does Not Equal Brown, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA (2019)
Brown Paper Bag on the Wall, Who's The Fairest of Them All?, Richmond, VA (2019)

Selected Group Exhibitions / Screenings 
Territorial, the Land, and Us, Stove Works, Chattanooga, TN. Curated by Haley Clouser. (Upcoming 2023) 
Subversive Media: Materiality and Power, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA. Curated by Haley Clouser. (2022)
Truth or Consequences: A Curated Series of Interdisciplinary Salons, Heidi Duckler Dance Headquarters, Los Angeles, CA (2022)
Conjunctions and Disjunctions / Conjunctions y Disyunciones, Black Ground, Cali, Colombia. Curated by Noah Simblist. (2022)
We've Always Been Here, Like Hydrogen, Like Oxygen, Afrikana Film Festival, Richmond, VA. Curated by Enjoli Moon. (2021)
AND WE WILL SING IN THE TALL GRASS AGAIN: postcolonial futurities at the end of gender, Front Arte Cultura, San Diego, CA. Curated by Alan Luna-Torres. (2021)
ME, WE, WOMEN: Contemporary Gaze at Feminist Art, Museum of Motherhood, St. Petersburg, FL. Curated by Yang Li. (2021)
Movements, Moments, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA. Curated by Eames Armstrong. ( 2021)
Seasonal Repression, Field Projects Gallery, New York, NY. (2020)
You Are Not Wonderful Just Because You Are A Mother, Artists Mother Podcast, Online: artistmotherpodcast.com/exhibitions. Curated by Qiana Mestrich. (2020)
Transmissions, ICOSA Gallery, Austin TX . Curated by Terra Goolsby & Tammie Rubin. (2020)
Finding Necessities, ICOSA Gallery, Austin, TX. Curated by Sidney Mori. (2020)
Reclaimed, Reimagined, Field Projects Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by David Rios Ferreira. (2020)
InLight: Security and Accountability, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA. Curated by Emily Smith and Park Myers. (2020)
New Waves, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA. Curated by Susan Thompson. (2020)
Another Way Around, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA (2019)
Trace, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA (2019)
Social Sock Hop Project, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA (2019)
In Search of Charm, Richmond, VA (2019)
Sic Semper Tyrannis, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA (2018)
Art 29, W Doha, Doha, Qatar (2017)
Juried Exhibition, The Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA (2017)

Collaborative Projects
Score// Performance// Action. Collaboration with: Luis Vasquez la Roche, Nikolai Noel, Wasia Ward, Taya Serrao, Amir Denzel Hall, Suelyn Choo, & Raquel Vasquez La Roche. Trinidad, Germany and USA (Ongoing)
Melodies of Shared Breath/Melodías que Comparten el Aliento, collaborative performance with Jackie AmézquitaFront Arte Cultura, San Ysidro, CA (2021)
Project: Dancing in the Streets, Granderson Lab. Trinidad and Tobago (2020)
When You Stop Dreaming, collaborative performance with Clara Cruz, Rump Gallery, Richmond, VA (2019)
Before I’m a Mother, I’m a Woman, Rump Gallery, collaborative performance with Clara Cruz, Rump Gallery, Richmond, VA (2019)
The Space Between Our Bodies, Collaborative performance with Clara Cruz, Richmond VA (2019)
Last Time I Saw You, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA (2019)

Residencies
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT (Upcoming Winter 2022)
BEMIS Center of Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE (Summer 2022)
Black Spatial Relics, Brown University, Providence, RI (2021-2022)
Summer Studio Program, VCU, Richmond, VA (2019)
SOMA, Mexico City, Mexico (2019)

Fellowships/Grants/ Awards
Arts Racial Equity Fund, University of California Los Angeles, Department of Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA (2022-2023)
Elaine Krown Klein Fine Arts Scholarship, University of California Los Angeles, CA (2022-2023)
Graduate Division Fellowship, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA (2022-2023)
LA Young Creatives Grant, Mission Asset Fund, San Fransisco, CA (2022)
Creative Futures Grant, Black Artists + Designers Guild (2021-2022)
Lilian Levinson Foundation Scholarship, University of California Los Angles, Los Angeles, CA (2021-2022)
Cy Twombly Graduate Fellow, Virginia Museum of Fine Art , Richmond, VA (2021-2022)
Sutton-Wallace Family Fellow, New City Arts, Charlottesville, VA (2021)
New City Arts Fellow, Welcome Gallery, Charlottesville, VA (2021)
New Waves Honorable Mention, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA (2020)
Graduate Opportunity Fellow, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA (2020)
Artist Relief Grant (2020)
CultureWorks Grant, CultureWorks, Richmond, VA (2020)
Summer Studio Program Fellow, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA (2019)
SOMA Study Abroad Recipient, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA (2019)
Black History in The Making Award, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA (2019)
Jurors Award, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA (2018)

Artist Talks
Artist Talk. Via Zoom. “Virtual Artist Lecture Series: LaRissa Rogers,” Trinity College, Hartford, CT. March 3. (2022) 
Virtual Artist Talk. Via Zoom. "Artists In Conversation: LaRissa Rogers, Jackie Amezquita, John Chea, and Luis Vasquez La Roche on LaRissa Rogers' 'On Belonging: On the Space Between,' " Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA, Sept 21. (2021)
Virtual Artist Talk. Via Twitch. "Graphite XII Launch Party," Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA. May 21. (2021)
Virtual Artist Talk. Via Zoom. "In conversation, LaRissa Rogers and Jackie Amezquita Soil as a Living Archive," Welcome Gallery, Charlottesville, VA, Feb 28. (2021)
Artist Interview. Via Instagram TV. Visible Records. Charlottesville, VA, Dec 8. (2020)
Sidney Mori in Conversation with LaRissa Rogers. Via Zoom. ICOSA Gallery. Austin, TX, Nov  20. (2020) 
Artist Interview. Via Zoom. Virginia Commonwealth University. Richmond, VA , Nov 11. (2020)
Virtual Studio Tour. Via Instagram Live, 1708 Gallery. Richmond, VA, Nov 9. (2020) 
New Approaches to Art Making,” Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia  Beach, VA, May 28. (2020) 

Work Experience 
Visiting Artist Lecture Series Coordinator, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA (2021-2022)
Teaching Assistant at the University of California Los Angeles, Arts Education 107 – Visual Arts Methods for the Teaching Artist, The School of Visual and Performing Arts, Los Angeles, CA (Spring 2022)
Teaching Assistant at the University of California Los Angeles, ART 31C - Modernism & Discontents, The School of Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, CA (Spring 2022)
Teaching Assistant at the University of California Los Angeles, Arts Within Correctional Institutions, The School of Visual and Performing Arts, Los Angeles, CA (Winter 2022)
Teaching Assistant at the University of California Los Angeles,  Arts Education Teaching Practicum + Capstone, The School of Visual and Performing Arts (Fall 2021 & Winter 2022)
New City Arts fellowship Selection Committee, New City Arts, Charlottesville, VA (2022)
Teaching Assistant at the University of California Los Angeles, Beginning New Genres, The School of Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, CA (Winter 2020 & Fall 2021)
Art + Activism Graduate Student Mentor, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA (2021) 
Head of Production and Product Development, Allie Burke Sport, Florham Park, NJ (2019)
Textiles Teacher, STEAM, University of Virginia Tech, Richmond, VA (2018-2019)

Bibliography
Graduate student’s art exhibit speaks on diasporic communities through soil. Daily Bruin (2021)
A New Generation Of Artists Imagines A Dismantled Future. KPBS (2021)
"A Poetic of Living" POOL Issue No. 06: Plant, POOL Magazine. (2021)
¡Atención! Graphite Journal Volume 12. Hammer Museum (2021)
You Are Not Wonderful Just Because You Are A Mother. Brooklyn Rail (2021)
Gallery: Movements, Moments at Torpedo Factory Arts Center. Metro Weekly (2021)
In the galleries: A focus on the intersection of art and movement. Washington Post (2021)
Glasstire, "Top Five: November 12, 2020," (2020) 

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