RESUME

EDUCATION

California Institute of Integral Arts

MFA Interdisciplinary Arts & Creative Inquiry 2009

 

PROFESSIONAL ART EXPERIENCE

Curator - June 2020

Abrams Claghorn Gallery

Liberation Celebration & Defiance

Curator – 2020

June Steingart Gallery

Afrofuturism

Lead Curator – 2020

Art of the African Diaspora

Richmond Art Center

Curator Laney College 2019

June Steingart Gallery

Curator TAOLB 2011 – 2019

Richmond Art Center

Exhibition Coordinator TAOLB 2017

Richmond Art Center

Visual Art Instructor 2014 - 2016

Alameda Community Learning Center

Visual Art Instructor 2010 – 2013

Five Keys Charter School - SFUSD

Art Instructor 2010 - 2011

Grumbacher @Michaels Program

Emeryville, CA

African Diaspora Advisory Committee 2010 – 2015

Oakland Museum of California -

Art & Mural Instructor 2009 – 2010

Hunters Point Family Agency

San Francisco, CA

Art Teacher 2009

Bayhill High School

Oakland, CA

Fine Art Curator 2009

San Francisco City Hall

AfroSolo

  • Curated art for multimedia visual art exhibition, of printmaking, sculpture, drawing, ceramics and assemblage. Produced marketing materials and hosted public reception for the artists.

Set Designer 2009

Theatre 39, Pier 39

San Francisco, CA

  • Collaborated with the theatre director and production manager to design, construct a permanent backdrop for theatre productions.

Curator 2008

Project Artaud Theater
San Francisco, CA

  • Selected and installed a visual art exhibit for ABD Productions' dance, art, song, theatrical event.

Art Consultant/Curator 2007 – 2008

African American Museum & Library of Oakland Coalition

  • Established and created the theme, criteria, specifications and exhibition proposal for collaborative exhibitions with MOAD and the Oakland Museum of California.

Art, Stagecraft, Woodshop Teacher 2006 – 2008

Richmond High School

Kennedy High School

Curator 2007

Elihu M. Harris State Building, Oakland, CA

  • Two-person art exhibit of Bill Dallas and Amana Johnson.

Art Juror 2007

Richmond Art Center

  • Selected artworks for Jan Hart-Shuyers Artistic Achievement Awards and Merit Awards.

Curator 2006

Chi Gallery

Oakland, CA

  • Selected and installed art for a multicultural, mixed media contemporary art exhibit.

Art Consultant 2004

Resources for Community Development

Berkeley, CA

  • Formulated the aesthetic criteria and selection of participating artists, for inclusion in community development projects.

Guest Speaker 2000

KPFA 91.7 FM

"Caribbean Crossroads" and the African Diaspora Visual Aesthetic

 

GLOBAL ON-LINE EXHIBITIONS

"Women, Power & Politics"

International Museum of Women
"Now and Then"

Museum of the African Diaspora

MoAD Stories Project
"Shelter from the Storm" Photography

 

2008 -2020 SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Danville Village Theatre 2020

Danville CA

EBMUD 2020

Oakland Admin Building

Women’s Cancer Resource Center 2020

Berkeley, CA

RBA Creative 2020

Oakland, CA

Richmond Art Center 2019

Richmond, CA

SOMArts 2018

San Francisco, CA

Pascal-Hunter Gallery

Oakland, CA

February - Match 2017

San Pablo Art Gallery

San Pablo, CA

January – February 2017

Oasis Gallery/American Steel

Oakland, CA

February – March 2016

Petaluma Art Gallery

Petaluma, CA

October – November 2015

Marin Community Foundation

Novato, CA

May – September 2015

Oakstop Gallery

Oakland, CA

Black Women Artists Legacy Exhibit

January – April 2015
National Steinbeck Center Museum 2013

Salinas, CA

Art on the Balcony 2013

Piedmont, CA

SF Main Library

November 2011 – February 2012

CK Gallery

July 2012

Village Theatre Art Gallery 2011

Danville, CA

Stoneridge Gallery 2011

Oakland, CA

Joyce Gordon Gallery

A Celebration of Women

February 12 – March 28, 2010

African American Art & Culture Complex 2009

San Francisco, CA

SF City Hall 2009

Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit – Freedom’s Sisters 2009

Sacramento Central Public Library

Oakland Museum 2008

African-American Rhythms On and Off Canvas

Oakland, CA

 

SELECTED AWARDS & HONORS

Jan Hart-Shuyers Artistic Achievement Award, 2005

Richmond Art Center

Art in Embassies Program, 2001-2003
Maputo, Mozambique

Artistic Achievement Award, 2000

Touchstone Gallery

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

CIIS Gallery Center, 2009

San Francisco, CA

Mojito Restaurant, 2007
San Francisco, CA

Chi Gallery, 2001
Oakland, CA
Thelma Harris Gallery, 1998
Oakland, CA
Grand Oak Gallery, 1989
Oakland, CA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

African American Museum & Library 2008, Oakland, CA

Mills College, 2008, Oakland, CA
San Francisco Main Library 2008, San Francisco, CA

Fetterly Gallery 2006, Vallejo, CA

San Pablo Art Gallery 2006, San Pablo, CA

The Art of Living Black 2005 -2004, Richmond Art Center

PCOG Gallery 2004, New York, NY

Variety Preview Room 2004, San Francisco, CA

Limner Gallery 2003, New York, NY

Sargent Johnson Gallery 2003, San Francisco, CA

ProArts 2003, Oakland, CA
Mission Cultural Center 2003, San Francisco, CA

African American Historical Society 2003, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

CBS MarketWatch 2003, 2002, San Francisco, CA

Richmond Art Center 2003, 2002, 2001, Richmond, CA

Danville Fine Art Gallery 2002, Danville, CA

California Institute for Integral Studies 2002, San Francisco, CA

Artship Project 2002, Oakland, CA
The Art of Living Black Traveling Exhibit 2001, Aspect Communications, 3Com Corp., Synopsis Inc.

Art Quest 2001, Fort Smith Convention Center, Fort Smith, AR

Chi Gallery 2000, Oakland, CA

JM Gallery 2000, New York, NY

Touchstone Gallery 2000, Washington, DC

Fine Arts Institute 1999, San Bernardino County Museum

Redding Museum of Art and History 1998, Redding, CA

Danville Fine Arts Gallery 1998, Danville, CA

McKesson Corporate Headquarters 1996, San Francisco, CA

3 Com Corporation 1993, Santa Clara, CA

Bomani Gallery 1992, San Francisco, CA

 

SELECTED ART COLLECTIONS

Asaki Bomani Glove

Fort Smith Arkansas Convention Center

Terry Gardner

Ethnic Gold

Shirley Leonard

Carolyn Tyler

Alfre Woodard