EDUCATION
2023 

  • Masters of Fine Arts Candidate in New Genres, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA 

2019

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Printmaking, Magna Cum Laude, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond, VA 
  • Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in International Fashion Buying, Magna Cum Laude, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond, VA 
  • Minors: Art History, General Business 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2022

  • We've Always Been Here, Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA. Curated by John Spiak. (Upcoming)

2021 

  • On Belonging: The Space In Between, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA 
  • Miscegenation, The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative, Charlottesville, VA
  • Somewhere on the Edge: Temporal Entanglements, Welcome Gallery, Charlottesville, VA 

2019

  • Invisible Weight, Rump Gallery, Richmond, VA (2019)

PUBLIC WORKS 
2023

  • A Poetic of Living, The Arts Center in Orange, Orange, VA. Curated by Chaédria LaBouvier. 
  • On Belonging, The Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston, MA. Curated by Audrey Lopez. 

BIENNIALS / FAIRS
2022

  • We've Always Been Here, Like Hydrogen, Like Oxygen, Frieze Seoul, Seoul, Korea. Curated by GYOPO x WESS. (Upcoming)
  • Let That Be Your Cautionary Tale, Documenta 15, Kassel, Germany. Curated by Alice Yard. 

PERFORMANCES
2021

  • Melodies of Shared Breath/Melodías que Comparten el Aliento, collaborative performance with Jackie Amézquita, Front Arte Cultura, San Ysidro, CA 
  • My Body is the Architecture of My Every Ancestor, The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative, Charlottesville, VA 

2020 

  • Ode to Soil, Pen Park and Farmington Country Club, Charlottesville, VA 

2019

  • This May Be The Last Time, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA 
  • Black Does Not Equal Brown, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA 
  • Brown Paper Bag on the Wall, Who's The Fairest of Them All?, Richmond, VA 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS / SCREENINGS  
2023 

  • Of Seeds, Soil and Stars: Regenerative Actions in Transformational Times, LACE, Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Joy A. Anderson & Robin Garcia. (Upcoming)
  • Territorial, the Land, and Us, Stove Works, Chattanooga, TN. Curated by Haley Clouser. (Upcoming) 

2022

  • I Am My Own Other, Magjib (통의동 막집), Seoul, Korea. Curated by GYOPO and WESS.
  • I Am My Own Other, Together Together (투게더투게더), Seoul, Korea. Curated by GYOPO and WESS.
  • Subversive Media: Materiality and Power, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA. Curated by Haley Clouser. 
  • Having Just Come Back to Life, I Lay Down Under Its Warmth, Heidi Duckler Dance Headquarters, Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Ching Ching Wong. 
  • Conjunctions and Disjunctions / Conjunctions y Disyunciones, Black Ground, Cali, Colombia. Curated by Noah Simblist. 

2021

  • We've Always Been Here, Like Hydrogen, Like Oxygen, Afrikana Film Festival, Richmond, VA. Curated by Enjoli Moon. 
  • 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. 
  • ME, WE, WOMEN: Contemporary Gaze at Feminist Art, Museum of Motherhood, St. Petersburg, FL. Curated by Yang Li. 
  • Movements, Moments, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA. Curated by Eames Armstrong.

2020

  • Seasonal Repression, Field Projects Gallery, New York, NY. 
  • You Are Not Wonderful Just Because You Are A Mother, Artists Mother Podcast, Online: artistmotherpodcast.com/exhibitions. Curated by Qiana Mestrich. 
  • Transmissions, ICOSA Gallery, Austin TX . Curated by Terra Goolsby & Tammie Rubin. 
  • Finding Necessities, ICOSA Gallery, Austin, TX. Curated by Sidney Mori. 
  • Reclaimed, Reimagined, Field Projects Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by David Rios Ferreira. 
  • InLight: Security and Accountability, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA. Curated by Emily Smith and Park Myers. 
  • New Waves, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA. Curated by Susan Thompson. 

2019

  • Another Way Around, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA 
  • Trace, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA 
  • Social Sock Hop Project, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA 
  • In Search of Charm, Richmond, VA 

2018

  • Sic Semper Tyrannis, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA 

2017

  • Art 29, W Doha, Doha, Qatar 

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS 
2022

  • 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)
  • Truth or Consequences: A Curated Series of Interdisciplinary Salons. Collaboration with Ching Ching Wong, Jobel Medina, Pablo Calogero, Roberto Miranda & Dwight Trible. Heidi Duckler Dance Headquarters, Los Angeles, CA 

2021

  • Melodies of Shared Breath/Melodías que Comparten el Aliento, collaborative performance with Jackie Amézquita, Front Arte Cultura, San Ysidro, CA (2021)

2020

  • Project: Dancing in the Streets, Granderson Lab. Trinidad and Tobago (2020)

2019

  • When You Stop Dreaming, collaborative performance with Clara Cruz, Rump Gallery, Richmond, VA 
  • Before I’m a Mother, I’m a Woman, Rump Gallery, collaborative performance with Clara Cruz, Rump Gallery, Richmond, VA
  • The Space Between Our Bodies, Collaborative performance with Clara Cruz, Richmond VA 
  • Last Time I Saw You, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA 

RESIDENCIES
2023 

  • Stoveworks, Chattanooga, TN (Fall) 

2022 

  • Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT (Upcoming)
  • BEMIS Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE (Summer)

2021

  • Black Spatial Relics, Brown University, Providence, RI (2021-2022)

2019

  • Summer Studio Program, VCU, Richmond, VA
  • SOMA, Mexico City, Mexico

FELLOWSHIPS/GRANTS/AWARDS
2023

  • 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)

2022

  • LA Young Creatives Grant, Mission Asset Fund, San Fransisco, CA 
  • 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)

2021

  • Sutton-Wallace Family Fellow, New City Arts, Charlottesville, VA 
  • New City Arts Fellow, Welcome Gallery, Charlottesville, VA 

2020

  • New Waves Honorable Mention, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA 
  • Graduate Opportunity Fellow, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Artist Relief Grant 
  • CultureWorks Grant, CultureWorks, Richmond, VA 

2019

  • Summer Studio Program Fellow, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 
  • SOMA Study Abroad Recipient, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 
  • Black History in The Making Award, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 

ARTIST TALKS
2022 

2021

2020

  • Artist Interview. Via Instagram TV. Visible Records. Charlottesville, VA, Dec 8.
  • Sidney Mori in Conversation with LaRissa Rogers. Via Zoom. ICOSA Gallery. Austin, TX, Nov  20. 
  • Artist Interview. Via Zoom. Virginia Commonwealth University. Richmond, VA , Nov 11. 
  • Virtual Studio Tour. Via Instagram Live, 1708 Gallery. Richmond, VA, Nov 9. 
  • New Approaches to Art Making,” Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia  Beach, VA, May 28. 

WORK EXPERIENCE
2022

  • Visiting Artist Lecture Series Coordinator, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • 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 (Winter 2022)
  • New City Arts fellowship Selection Committee, Welcome Gallery, Charlottesville, VA (2022)

2O21

  • Visiting Artist Lecture Series Coordinator, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • Teaching Assistant at the University of California Los Angeles,  Arts Education Teaching Practicum + Capstone, The School of Visual and Performing Arts (Fall 2021)
  • Teaching Assistant at the University of California Los Angeles, Beginning New Genres, The School of Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, CA (Fall 2021)
  • Art + Activism Graduate Student Mentor, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA 

2020

  • Teaching Assistant at the University of California Los Angeles, Beginning New Genres, The School of Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, CA (Winter 2020)

2019 

  • Head of Production and Product Development, Allie Burke Sport, Florham Park, NJ 
  • Textiles Instructor, STEAM, University of Virginia Tech, Richmond, VA 

2018 

  • Textiles Instructor, STEAM, University of Virginia Tech, Richmond, VA 

PUBLICATIONS
2021

  • ¡Atención!, Graphite Journal Volume 12. Hammer Museum.
  • A Poetic of Living, POOL Issue No. 06: Plant, POOL Magazine.

2020

  • Austin Studio Tour Art Book, The Big Medium.

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