b Los Angeles, California
BFA Rhode Island School of Design
2017 - PaperWest, National Works on Paper Juried Exhibition. Gittins Gallery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
2017 – PRECISION. Juried Exhibition. The A.D. Gallery, University of North Carolina, Pembroke
2017 – Featured Artist. Black Belt Treasures. Camden, Alabama
2017 – Featured Artist. Homewood Antiques and Marketplace. Homewood, Alabama
2017 – Sumter County Fine Arts Council Annual Juried Show. Coleman Center for the Arts.
2016 – Sumter County Fine Arts Council Annual Juried Show. Coleman Center for the Arts.
2015 – West Alabama Juried Show. Bama Theater Gallery. Arts Council of Tuscaloosa
2015 – CURIO. Solo Exhibition. Webb Gallery. University of West Alabama
2015 – Sumter County Fine Arts Council Annual Juried Show. Coleman Center for the Arts.
2014 – Sumter County Fine Arts Council Annual Juried Show. Coleman Center for the Arts.
2017 - THE SUMTER COUNTY DRAWING EXPERIMENT. Six weeks of community drawing sessions, happenings, and events. A pop-up Open Studio. Coleman Center for the Arts
2017 – SOUTH17.ORG. A web store and future brick and mortar shop dedicated to presenting and marketing rural, folk, and outsider artists located along the western corridor of Alabama. Nov.2017 launch.
Select Mural/Public Art Commissions
2017 – Barn Quilt Trail. Choctaw County, Alabama. Seven Barn Quilts for Seven municipalities.
Choctaw Co. Extension Office, Auburn U. – Sponsors
2016 – PASTORAL. Recreation Room Mural. 8ft x 28ft. Willow Trace Nursing Home. Butler, Al.
Choctaw Co. Board of Education - Sponsor
2015 – TIGER. Entryway Mural. 10ft x 25ft. Demopolis High School. Demopolis, Al.
2015 – THE VINE AND OLIVE COLONY. Marengo County history mural. A collaboration with Advanced Placement students. 16ft x 4ft. Demopolis High School.
2014 – ALABAMA FOLKLORE. Two panels. 5ft x 9ft each. Celebrating the lives and works of
Ruby Pickens Tartt, Mary Elizabeth Windham, Vera Ward, and Dock Reed.
Collaboration with Social Studies department. Demopolis HS
2013 – A STORYQUILT OF OLD KINTERBISH. 20ft x 8ft. Based on the memoirs of Mildred Black.
Collaboration with Kinterbish Elementary School students. Coleman Center for the Arts - Sponsor
2012 – CROSSING GUARD. 16ft X 30ft. All City Management Services. Corporate Offices.
Santa Fe Springs, California
Select Theater Works
2009-Present – Artist-in-Residence. Theater Department, Demopolis High School.
Overseeing design and construction of sets, props, masks and other visual aspects of theater productions.
Past shows include Treasure Island, Lion King, and Aladdin.
2010 – AND JESUS MOONWALKED THE MISSISSIPPI. Marcus Gardley, Playwright
Production Design. University of Massachusetts. Amherst
2007 – STRANGERS and OTHER ANGELS. Graffitti Wings. Compagnia de Colombari
Museum of the City of New York.
2007 – The BLACKAMOOR ANGEL A Jazz Operetta. Masks, Puppets, Props, Set.
Diedre Murrey – Composer, Carl Rux – Libretto, Karin Coonrod – Director
Fisher Performing Arts Center, Annandale-on-the-Hudson, NY
2005 – NZINGA. Masks, Puppets, Costumes, Sets. Batoto Yetu Dance Company. New York. Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, Carnegie Hall, Joyce Theater, Apollo Theater, Pan-African Festival, Trinidad and Tobago
2004 –COASTLINE. Alice Tuan, playwright. Serious Play! Theater Ensemble.
Puppet design and construction. North Hampton, MA. Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland
Awards / Residencies / Fellowships
ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE, COLEMAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS – 2007-2008
URBAN ARTS INITIATIVE / ASIAN AMERICAN ARTS ALLIANCE – With Hindustani singer, Samita Sinha- 2007
THE WHEELER FOUNDATION – 2006
CHANGE INC. - 2006
ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE, ArtSpace220 - 2002
JIM HENSON FOUNDATION – 2000,1998,1994,1990
FRANKLIN FURNACE FOUNDATION – 1994
NEW YORK FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS (NYFA) – 1993
ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE, LOWER MANHATTAN CULTURAL COUNCIL – 1993-1991
PEG SAANDVOORDT FOUNDATION – 1991
DIVERSE FORMS (NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS) – 1991
RHODE ISLAND STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS – 1987