Curriculum Vitae

 

EDUCATION

2010   The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.   MFA  Sculpture, Trustee Merit Scholarship

2008  Moore College of Art & Design.  BFA   General Fine Arts, Summa Cum Laude

 

ART FACILITATION PROJECTS & SOUND INSTALLATIONS

2018

  • Parade to the Post Office: Civic Engagement Project in collaboration with Curie Metro High School & Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

2017

2015

  • Reminiscence:  the story of Vic Fischer
    • Anchorage Museum

2014

  • Topographical Depictions of the Bronzeville Renaissance
  • Stompin’ at the Parkway Ballroom
    • Satellite programming for Columbia College and Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2013

2012

  • The Great Migration (The first Kinship Project installation)
    • Southside Hub of Production, Chicago, IL
  • A Jeli’s Tale:  An Anthology of Kinship
    • Southside Hub of Production, Chicago, IL

2011

  • Gift from Patric McCoy to Samantha Hill featuring Christophe Gilmore  (An Art Facilitation from The Gift Project Chicago)

2009    

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

  • The Reflection in the Puddle is Mine, 70’: Corbett vs. Dempsey presents works from the Chicago Film Archives collection, Art Basel Public Programming:  Soundscape Park, Miami, FL
  • Chicago 9 curated by William Cordova, Prizm Art Fair, Art Basel, Miami, Fl.
  • If You Remember, I’ll Remember, Mary & Leigh Block Museum Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

2016

  • 75/150:  South Side Community Art Center/SAIC Exhibition, Chicago, IL

2015

  • Future Tense, Anchorage Museum at the Rasmuson Center, Anchorage, AK
  • Front and Center, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2014

2013

  • Art Intervention:  Currencies:  Real and Imagined, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC

2012

  • Toward a Union of Public Artists, Southside Hub of Production, Chicago, IL

2010     

  • Sex, Power & Labor, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL
  • Iraq History Project Art Festival, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
  • Final Statement, SAIC Graduate Thesis Exhibition, Chicago, IL
  • Un-Common Territories, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009   

  • Learning Modern, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL  Member of SSCAC@SAIC Collaborative
  • Black Creativity, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, IL  Winner:  Best in Media

2008    

  • ID, Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • 5 into 1 +1, Flux Space, Philadelphia, PA

2007   

  • VOXXOXO, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

 

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2017:  Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant (nominee)

2015:  MAKER Grant, Chicago Artists Coalition

2014:   3Arts Fellowship (nominee: Visual Arts, Teaching Artist)

2010:  Archibald Motley Award

2008:  The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Trustee Merit Scholarship, Sculpture

2007:  Harriet Sartain Travel Fellowship; Philadelphia Sculptors Award

2006:  Frieda Fehrenbacher Leadership Fellowship, Faith Ringgold Internship

2006, 2008:  International Sculpture Center Award

 

LECTURES

2017

  • If You Remember, I’ll Remember, Open Engagement Conference: Mary and Leigh Block Museum, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
  • Feminist Pedagogy through Activist Arts Practices, Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts, College Art Association, New York, NY
  • Art in the Public Realm, MACAA Affiliated Session in accordance with the College Art Association, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, New York, NY

2015

  • Kinship, Art and More:  Exploring Family Photo Collections (Lecturer), UAA/APU Consortium Library, Anchorage, AK
  • Digital Pragmata: The Future in Four Dimensions (Panelist), Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2014

  • Visiting Artist Lecture: Artist working with Archives, Museum and Institutional Collections, Museum Studies Program, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Visiting Artist Lecture: Research Practices, Department of ContemporaryPractices, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
  • Interlink Visiting Artist Program, (Artist lecture and MFA studio visits), School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

2013

  • One Book, One Chicago: Storytelling and Public History (panelist), Harold Washington Public Library, Chicago, IL

2012

  • The Art of a Community Speaks Across Generations (panelist), South Side Community Art Center, Chicago, IL
  • Unofficial Publics: evolving definitions of identity and community engagement (Of Other Chicagos Salon Series: panelist), Threewalls Gallery, Chicago, IL

2011

  • The Gift Project Chicago Panel Discussion, Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture at the University of Chicago, IL
  • The Grand Experiment: Edmond Residency Presentation, MCA Curriculum Slam, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
  • The Grand Experiment: Edmond Residency Presentation and Artist Talk, New Arts Forum, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

2009

  • Linking Communities:  Site/Environment/Communities Class Happening at South Side Community Art Center and Learning Modern Exhibition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

PUBLICATIONS

2013

Problematizing Public Pedagogy, Edited by Jake Burdick, Jennifer Sandlin, Michael O’Malley.  Routledge Press.  pp. 12-13

 

RESIDENCIES

2017 – 2018

  • SPACE Program:  Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL.

2016

  • Blue Mountain Center in the Adirondacks, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
  • Vermont Studio Center, Burlington, VT

2015

  • Anchorage Museum at the Rasmuson Center, Rasmuson Artist-in-Residence, Anchorage, AK
  • The Center Program, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2014

  • Hyde Park Art Center, Spring Artist-in-Residence, Chicago, IL

2013

  • McColl Center for Visual Arts, Fall Artist-in-Residence, Charlotte, NC

2011   

  • Spring Artist-in-Residence at the Center of Race, Politics and Culture at the University of Chicago, IL

2009   

  • Critical Encounters Artist Residency with La Pocha Nostra,   Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women & Gender in the Arts and Media, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

 

 

 

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