1993 M.F.A./Painting, University of California, Berkeley, CA
1987 B.A., Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
2011/12 Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, The Space Program, Brooklyn, NY
2009/10 AIRSpace, Abrons Arts Center, Studio Residency, New York, NY
2009 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2006 Cooper Union Residency Program, New York, NY
1995 Artist In The Marketplace (AIM) Program, Bronx Museum, NY
1993 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2010 Sweet Talk, Slate Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1996 Funny, Weintraub/Thomas Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1995 Manner and Intent, Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2013 'TOONSKIN, Artspace, New Haven, CT
2012 40th Anniversary Celebration, The Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY
Marie Walsh Sharpe Open Studios, DUMBO Brooklyn, NY
Itsa Small, Small World: guest curator Hennesey Youngman/Marilyn Minter Virgin Productions,
Family Business Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Die Like You Really Mean It, Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York, NY
The Art Of Collecting, Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI
Clifford Chance Space, curated by Jacob Robichaux: Deana Lawson, Brendan Fernandez,
Yashua Klos and Wardell Milan, New York, NY
2010 Apologues, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY
Group Show, Slate Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Single Lady, curated by Candice Madey, Kate Gilmore and Jenny Salomon, Brooklyn, NY
AIRSpace, Artists-in-Residence, Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY
Ves*sel, curated by Kenya Robinson, The Brennan Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
2009 Elsewhere, curated by Shinique Smith, SALTWORKS Gallery, Atlanta, GA: Jennie C. Jones,
Christine Bailey, Marcus Morales, Mickalene Thomas and Sean Ryan.
African Americana, curated by Kenya Robinson, The Brennan Gallery, Jersey City, NJ: Mike Cloud,
Rashaad Newsome and Hank Willis Thomas.
2008 Yes, We're Open, Yes! Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
She's So Articulate, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
Black: A Celebration of African American Art Sacramento Area Collections, 40 Acres Art
Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2006 Cooper Union Summer Residency Program, Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY
2003 African-American Art and Artifacts, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
1999 "Size Matters", Gale Gates Gallery, DUMBO Brooklyn, NY
1997 Kenny Schachter's Inside Out Art Fair, New York, NY
1995 Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) Exhibition, Bronx Museum, NY
Yale Summer School of Music and Art, Norfolk, CT: Christian Schumann, Scott Grodesky, Prudencio
Irazabal and Lisa Yuskavage.
95 Degrees, Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY
Group Show, Mad River Post, New York, NY
1994 Gen Art, Cristinerose Gallery, New York, NY
Emerging Artists, Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY
Comic Influences, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
An Exploration of Color, Bomani Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Gathering Medicine, Art in General, New York, NY
The Berkeley Connection, Weintraub Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1993 Cherry Bomb, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Introductions, William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Introductions, Judith Weintraub Gallery, Sacramento, CA
University of California, Berkeley MFA Exhibition, University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
1987 Senior Thesis Exhibition, Ezra Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
TEACHING/VISITING ARTIST POSITIONS:
2011 Visiting Artist/Lecture, Steinhardt School Art and Art Professions/ NYU
2007 Visiting Artist/Lecture, Steinhardt School/Art and Art Professions/NYU
2007-now Adjunct Professor, Steinhardt School/Art and Art Professions, NYU
2011 Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation Space Grant
1996 New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), Fellowship for Painting
Gomez, Enrique, "Sweet Talk", wagmag (online): Brooklyn Art Guide, June 1, 2010.
Frederick, Helen, "She's So Articulate: Black Women Artists Reclaim the Narrative", ART PAPERS, p.54, September/October 2008.
Smith, Roberta, "Despite Changes, a Gallery Scene that's Resilient and Vital", NEW YORK TIMES, May 9, 1997.
Cotter, Holland, "Art Review: Domestic Images from Young Talent", NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1997.
Levin, Kim, "The Silverstein Invitational", THE VILLAGE VOICE, January 3, 1995.
Roth, David M., "Auspicious Beginnings", ARTVIEW (photo p.7), 1993.
Baker, Kenneth, "Welcome Introductions", SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE DATEBOOK, (photo p. 40), July 18, 1993.
Wright, David, "Art to the Test", THE DAILY CALIFORNIAN (cover photo and phot p.7), May 21, 1993.
She's So Articulate: Black Women Artists Reclaim the Narrative, exhibition catalogue (cover photo), 2008.
Black: A Celebration of African-American Art Sacramento Area Collections, exhibition catalogue (back cover photo), 2008.
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA.