Curriculum Vitae

BORN

1985

Chicago, IL

EDUCATION

2013

2009

Master of Fine Arts, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

GRANTS / AWARDS

Ella Fountain Pratt Emerging Artists Grant

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Award

Chancellor's Selection Award

2016

2011

2007

RESIDENCIES

Brightwork Fellowship, Anchorlight, Raleigh, NC

2017

Durham Art Guild, Artist in Residence

Power Plant Gallery, Artist in Residence

2016

 

SELECT EXHIBITIONS

Sitters in Transit Solo Exhibition

Duke University Chapel, Durham, NC

Loved Ones Solo Exhibition

Sumter County Gallery of Art, Sumter, SC

Bricks Need Mortar Solo Exhibition 

Anchorlight, Raleigh, NC 

2017

 

 

 

Thicker Than Mud Solo Exhibition

Room 100 Gallery, Durham, NC

Bleed to Breathe Two-person Exhibition

West Union Collections Gallery, Duke University

Black on Black Group Exhibition

Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

Son, Brother, Father Group Exhibition

Clearwater Artist Studios, Concord, NC

The Process of Seeing Two-person Exhibition

Triangle Community Foundation Gallery, Durham NC

Eureka! Group Exhibition

John & June Allcott Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

2015 Members' Showcase Group Exhibition

The Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC

Pleaides Plus One Group Exhibition

Pleaiades Gallery, Durham, NC

A New Face: Contemporary African-American Art Group Exhibition

The Art Center of Greenwood, Greenwood, SC

Notes From a Treacherous Climb Solo Exhibition

Roberta Avonn Fiskum Gallery, Whitewater, WI

60th Annual Juried Exhibition

The Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC

Nah Mean?! Two-person Exhibition

The Carrack Modern Art, Durham, NC

The ArtsCenter's Annual Instructor Exhibit Group Exhibition

The ArtsCenter, Carrboro, NC

Durham Storefront Project Video Installation

The Makery, Durham, NC

Black Like This Group Exhibition

Frank Porter Graham Student Union Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

Invitational 2014 @ Delta Arts Group Exhibition

Delta Arts Center, Winston Salem, NC

Introducing Initiative Two-person exhibition

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, Charlotte, NC

The ArtsCenter's Annual Instructor Exhibit Group Exhibition

The ArtsCenter, Carrboro, NC

Tiny Increments Solo Exhibition

Beloit Fine Arts Incubator, Beloit, WI

2nd Anniversary Community Show

The Carrack Modern Art, Durham, NC

Sincerely Yours Group Exhibition

Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC

Colored Plush Solo Exhibition

John & June Allcott Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

BFF Group Exhibition

John & June Allcott Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

Don't Be Intimidated By This Painting Group Exhibition

William & Ida Friday Center, Chapel Hill, NC

Falling Into Place Group Exhibition

Carrboro Arts Center, Carrboro, NC

Not for Sale Solo exhibition

First Citizens State Bank Gallery, Whitewater, WI

Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition

Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, IL

Art Forever After UW-W Alumni Group Exhibition

Studio 84, Whitewater, WI

3rd Annual Sneak Peek Art Exhibit Group Exhibition

Hedberg Public Library, Janesville, WI

Paintings by William Thomas Solo Exhibition

Hedberg Public Library, Janesville, WI

The Paintings of William Thomas & Joshua Filer

Beloit Fine Arts Incubator, Beloit, WI

Half & Half Two-person Exhibition

Sweetspot Coffee Shoppe, Whitewater, WI

Familiar Faces Solo Exhibition

Roberta A. Fiskum Gallery, Whitewater, WI

Image Memory Representation Three-person Exhibition

Whitewater Arts Alliance Cultural Arts Center, Whitewater, WI

Tap Dancing Without Shoes exhibition

Roberta A. Fiskum Gallery, Whitewater, WI

Figure Me Out Invitational Exhibition

Whitewater Arts Alliance Cultural Arts Center, Whitewater, WI

BFA Senior Exhibition

Crossman Gallery, UW-W, Whitewater, WI

Annual Juried Student Exhibition

Crossman Gallery, UW-W, Whitewater, WI

 

 

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LECTURES / PRESENTATIONS

Lecture at Opening of The Medici's Painter: Carlo Dolci & 17th Century Florence

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

2017

 

Art Appreciation Presentation,

William Peace University, Raleigh, NC

Keynote Speaker College of Arts & Communication, Convocation Ceremony

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI

Lecture Department of Fine Art, Winston-Salem State University

"Drawing Race"

National Conference for Undergraduate Research, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD

"Monochromatic Portraiture"

National Conference for Undergraduate Research, Dominican University, San Raphael, CA

"Monochromatic Portraiture"

American Multicultural Student Leadership Conference (AMSLC), UW-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

2016

 

2014

 

2012

2008

 

2007

 

2006

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

  • The Brodhead Center, Duke University
  • Office of Career & Leadership Development, Permanent Collection, UW-W
  • James R. Connor University Center, Permanent Collection, UW-W
  • Chancellor's Office, Permanent Collection, UW-W