Curriculum Vitae

 

EDUCATION

2010   The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.   MFA  Sculpture

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

1995   Fashion Institute of Technology.  AAS  Fashion Design

 

ART FACILITATION PROJECTS & SOUND INSTALLATIONS

2015

Reminiscence:  the story of Vic Fischer, Anchorage Museum

Herbarium:  A historic reflection inspired by the Mason Family collection, Hyde Park Art Center

2014

Topographical Depictions of the Bronzeville Renaissance, Hyde Park Art Center

2013

Reflections in the Moment: Brightwalk/Double Oaks Oral Histories Project, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC

con·nect·ed: MoCP ‘Artist of Collections’ Curator Project by Jan Tichy, Cornerstone Gallery, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

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), Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, Chicago, IL  http://thegiftprojectchicago.wordpress.com

2009    

If These Walls Could Talk: The Demise of The South Side Community Art Center Exhibition, Chicago, IL

The Family Reunion Project, Millennium Park, Chicago, IL http://thefamilyreunionproject.wordpress.com

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015

Future Tense, Anchorage Museum at the Rasmuson Center, Anchorage, AK

Front and Center, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2014

RISK:  Empathy, Art and Social Practice, Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

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

Permission to Work, What Is It Gallery, Oak Park, IL

2009   

Learning Modern, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL  Member of SSCAC@SAIC Collaborative

Glue Factory, The Museum of Contemporary Phenomena, I Space Gallery, Chicago, IL

Black Creativity, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, IL  Winner:  Best in Media

2008    

Department Store, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

ID, Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

5 into 1 +1, Flux Space, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Sculptors at West Chester University, McKinney Gallery, West Chester, PA

Speaking Volumes:  Transforming Hate, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT   Member of 8moore Collaborative

2007   

VOXXOXO, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

RESIDENCIES

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

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2015:  MAKER Grant, Chicago Artists Coalition

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

 

PUBLICATIONS

2013

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

LECTURES

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