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EDUCATION
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY
Independent Study Program Studio Participant, 2015-2016

Wesleyan University, Middletown CT
Bachelor of Arts with Honors in African American Studies,
concentration in Music and Visual Arts, 2010

SOLO EXHIBITIONS + PERFORMANCES

2017
forthcoming solo exhibition + performance, Sadie Halie Projects, Minneapolis MN

2016
|ā’t(y)ōōd| (solo performance) Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Project Space, New York NY

2015
SETPIECE, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island NY
…to collect dreams again, curated by Lauren Wolchik, The Table, Phoenix AZ

2014
Sonia Louise Davis: selections, Rush Arts’ Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn NY

2012
tracing(s) belonging(s), an En Foco Touring Gallery Solo Exhibition, Aguilar Library/NYPL, New York NY

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS + PERFORMANCES

2017
stutter, Visitor Welcome Center, Los Angeles CA
Can We Touch the Sun From Here? (performance duet with iris yirei hu), Wallach Art Gallery, Lenfest Center for the Arts, Columbia University, New York NY
Round 46: Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter, co-curated by Simone Leigh and Ryan N. Dennis, Project Row Houses, Houston TX
2016
shake the stars with your song, (performance collaboration with Tamara Renée), curated by Greta Hartenstein, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY
Whitney Independent Study Program Exhibition, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Project Space, New York NY

2015
Signified Space(s), curated by Remi Onabanjo, Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership, Brooklyn NY

2014
If You Build It, presented by No Longer Empty, Broadway Housing Communities, New York NY
If We Came From Nowhere Here, Why Can’t We Go Somewhere There? Vivid Solutions Gallery, Washington DC
Social in Practice: The Art of Collaboration, curated by Deborah Willis and Hank Willis Thomas, Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York NY

2013
NLE Curatorial Lab: Through the Parlor, presented by No Longer Empty, 24 Rutgers Street, New York NY
The Photographic Self, curated by Carla Williams, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL
Bronx Calling: The Second AIM Biennial, The Bronx Museum of the Arts/Wave Hill/1285 Avenue of the Americas Gallery, New York NY

2012
HOME, curated by Christine Licata, Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education, Bronx NY
Global Positioning System (So You Say You Want a Revolution) curated by Keren Moscovitch, Westside Gallery, New York NY
CPT: Time, History and Memory curated by Keith Miller and Salome Asega, Gallatin Galleries, New York NY

2011
GET IT ON THE RECORD, curated by Yulia Tikhonova, Flatbush Library/BPL, Brooklyn NY

AWARDS, RESIDENCIES & FELLOWSHIPS

2017
Associate Artist, #166: Jennifer Monson & Zeena Parkins, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL
ACRE Artist in Residence, Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions, Steuben WI
2015
WOODSTOCK A-I-R Artist in Residence, Center for Photography at Woodstock (CPW), Woodstock NY
Snug Harbor Artist in Residence (SHARP) Participant, Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanic Garden, Staten Island NY

2014
New York Emerging Artist Grant Nominee, Rema Hort Mann Foundation, New York NY
Emergency Grant Recipient, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York NY                                      
LOOKbetween 2014 Participant, LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph, Charlottesville VA
Photography Expanded Lab: Collaborative Images Participant, Magnum Foundation, New York NY
Process Space Resident, Paths to Pier 42 Commissioned Artist, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York NY

2013
Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) Program Participant, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx NY
Manhattan Community Arts Fund Grant Recipient, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York NY

2012
Residency Unlimited Artist in Residence, Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education, Bronx NY
Grant Recipient, Puffin Foundation Ltd, Teaneck NJ
Wonder Women Resident, _gaia studio, Jersey City NJ

2011
Create Change Professional Development Fellowship, Merit Scholarship, The Laundromat Project, New York NY

2010
Summer Residency: Photography, School of Visual Arts, New York NY
African American Studies Department Vanguard Prize, Wesleyan University, Middletown CT

2009
Wesleyan Black Alumni Council Memorial Prize, Wesleyan University, Middletown CT
ARTIST TALKS
2017
Photography Expanded Symposium, Magnum Foundation, New York NY
2015
Art and Social Practice: A Conversation, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, New York NY
Featured Artist Speaker, Manhattan Community Arts Breakfast, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York NY
2014
Social in Practice Panel Discussion, Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York NY
Sonia Louise Davis, Qiana Mestrich and Renee Cox, Rush Arts’ Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2013
NLE Lab Artist Talk: Sonia Louise Davis, Heather Hart and Betty Yu, 24 Rutgers Street, New York NY
SPOOK Magazine Issue 3 Panel, Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, Brooklyn NY
The Finding Aid: Black Women at the Intersection of Art and Archiving, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York NY
2012
Residency Unlimited Artist Talk, with Kalia Brooks, Shlomit Dror and Kameelah Rasheed, 360 Court Street, Brooklyn NY
En Foco Touring Gallery Artist Talk, Aguilar Library/NYPL, 174 East 110 Street, New York NY
A Cut Above, Visiting Artist Talk, Harlem Children’s Zone, National Black Theater, 2031 Fifth Ave, New York NY
Be The Art, Alumni Artist Talk, Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown CT
PUBLICATIONS
Scatting, Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory, volume 27 issue 1, 2017
shake the stars with your song, newsprint poster with commissioned artist text, Whitney Museum of American Art, 2016
a lost symbolism begins to collect dreams again, handmade artist book, 21 plates, ed. 10, 2015