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Professional Experience

2018

2017

  • The QC Family Tree - Resident Artist

  • Better Block - Artist and Committee Member

  • Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture - Social Justice Creative in Residence

  • League of Creative Interventionists- Design and Implementation Fellow

Exhibition & Performance History

International Capoeira School/NC Brazilian Arts Project, Performing Artist (August 2014- Present)

Performs the Afro-Brazilian art forms of capoeira, machulele’ and samba which incorporates elements of dance, music, acrobatics, social justice and martial art.

2018

2017

*Denotes Solo Exhibitions

  • Boom Charlotte, Plaza Midwood, Charlotte NC

  • Mood Black, Good Year Arts, Charlotte, NC

  • Westside Community Listening Project, Charlotte, NC

  • Band in the Van, Charlotte, NC

  • BlkMkt Studio, Charlotte, NC

  • Pop Up Coffee Shops (Traveling Exhibition), Charlotte, NC*

  • Renascido Mural at The Project Space at Area 15, Charlotte, NC

  • Transformation Transportation, Charlotte, NC

  • Be Constructive CLT

  • We Declare CLT

  • Open House: Art, Food, Conversation, & Gentrification, Charlotte, NC*

  • Philly Art Collective, Philadelphia, PA

Education

Winthrop University - Rock Hill, South Carolina

Mass Communication & Political Science, Dual BA

Post Graduate Studies

Northwestern University, Social Media Marketing (6 Course Specialization)

IDEO/ACUMEN,  Human Centered Design Thinking Certification - October 2017

Mecklenburg County Beekeeping Association - Certification Summer 2017