Education

 

2010

MS, Special Education, Hunter College, City University of New York, NY

 

2004

MFA, Combined Media, Hunter College, City University of New York, NY

 

2001

BFA, Studio Art and Religious Studies (Minor), Brooklyn College, City University of New York, NY

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2006

Tip Off, Triple Candie, Project Space, Harlem, NY, curated by Nari Ward

 

2005

Untitled, performance project, 1er Symposio de Hip-Hop, Havana, Cuba

 

2004

Uraline Septembre Hager, 10th International Hip-Hop Festival, La Madriguera Gallery, Havana, Cuba, curated by Pablo Herrera

 

2003

410 St. Nick: Thoughts and Reflections on the Hood, La Madriguera Gallery, Havana, Cuba, curated by Yelandey Blaya

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2008

The B Sides, Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ, curated by Edwin Ramoran

 

2007

3rd Annual Harlem Open Artist Studio Tour (H.O.A.S.T.), New York, NY

Infixa: 6DOFMuestraPuebla07, Puebla, Mexico

Expanding Perspectives, Postcrypt Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY

 

2006

2nd Annual Harlem Open Artist Studio Tour (H.O.A.S.T.), New York, NY

Shootout: Reverberating the Spirit and Legacy of Jack T. Franklin, The African-American Museum in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, curated by Shantrelle Lewis

2ndo Symposio de Hip-Hop, Havana, Cuba

Seventh Heaven, Arts for Life Benefit & Auction, Rush Arts Gallery and Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, New York, NY, curated by Derrick Adams and Jaret Vadera

God Complex: Images of Power, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Derrick Adams and Jaret Vadera

 

2005

Harlem Open Artist Studio Tour (H.O.A.S.T.), New York, NY

 

2004

Axé, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY

Identity, Art for Change Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Louis Zweibel

 

 

Teaching Experience

 

2006-present

Tenured Teacher, New York City Department of Education, Bronx, NY

 

2004-2005

Teaching Artist, The Storytelling Project, Barnard College, assisted in developing an arts-based curriculum for secondary school educators that addressed issues of social injustice and racism through the use of personal and collective narrative, New York, NY

 

2004

Visiting Artist, SoBRO VideoKid, presentation and workshop for a group of high school video students, Bronx, NY

Teaching Artist, Un Proyecto de la Fabri K, presentation, lectures, and workshops for youth in Centro Habana, Havana, Cuba

Teaching Assistant, TA for Nari Ward, undergraduate beginning sculpture course, ARTCR 251: Sculpture, Hunter College, New York, NY

 

 

Residencies, Fellowships, and Awards

 

2014

The Art & Law Program, New York, NY

 

2011

Create Change Professional Development Fellow, Laundromat Project, New York, NY

 

2008

Braziers International Artists Workshop, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England

 

2005

Nancy Ashton Memorial Fund, Hunter College, New York, NY

 

 

Publications

 

“The House Party Spirit In All Its Glory: Exhibits That Show The Influence Of Dance, Music and Movement”  by Benjamin Genocchio, Arts & Entertainment, The New York Times, December 28, 2008