CV

Experience

Freelance Artist

Self-Employed • AUG. 2015-Present

   > Offers commissions, prints, and other projects through a           self-designed website.

 

Selected Keynote Speaker for the LENYIS Latinx Youth Conference

LREI • New York, NY • APR. 2020

   > Conference for Latinx youth from New York independent          schools

   > 120+ students, teachers, and faculty in attendance 

   > Canceled due to COVID-19 (LENYIS Website)

 

Book Signing at the Gordon School

Gordon School • East Providence, RI • DEC. 2019

   > Visiting author-illustrator at the Gordon School Book Fair

   > Included a virtual return visit to speak with 2nd-grade                students (Held through Zoom due to COVID-19)

 

RISD Museum Guild

RISD Museum • Providence, RI • NOV. 2019-JAN. 2020

   > Responsible for planning and executing Third Thursday            family events held at the museum

   > Museum Guild Website

 

Installation with a Professional Artist

Brown University • Providence, RI • OCT. 2019

   > Helped artist Consuelo Jímenez Underwood install “The          Brown-Violet Borderline” as part of the Exposing Unseen          Boundaries exhibit in the Sarah Doyle Center for Women          and Gender at Brown University

 

Children’s Book Author and Illustrator

Self-employed • Washington, DC & Brooklyn, NY • JUN. 2019

   > Wrote, illustrated, and self-published a children’s book

   > Over 350 books sold since June 2019 

   > Online orders are individually packaged, labeled, and                shipped by the artist

 

RISD Summer Pre-College Sculpture Intensive

Rhode Island School of Design • Providence, RI • JUN. 2018-JUL. 2018

   > Attended the 6-week program which included classes in          2D design, drawing, art history, and sculpture

Education

BA in Visual Arts and Psychology

Brown University 

Providence, RI / 2019-Present

 

High School Diploma

Georgetown Day School (GDS)

Washington, DC / 2015-2019

Awards

First Prize Winner at the Annual Juried Student Exhibition at Brown University (2020)

 

Scholastics National Gold Medal [Sculpture (2019)] 

 

Recipient of the GDS Director’s Award (2019)

   "A senior who best exemplifies the ideals and values of GDS.”

 

YoungArts National Merit Winner in Visual Arts (2017)

 

GDS Debbie Haynes Award for Excellence and Achievement in Painting (2017)

 

2 Scholastics National Silver Medals [Painting (2016, 2017)]

 

18 Scholastics Regional Awards (2015-2019)

Exhibitions

 

Solo

Annual Delbarton School Black History Month event 

Delbarton School • Morristown, NJ • FEB. 2020

Group

RAW Brooklyn Presents Holiday RAWk 

Warsaw •  Brooklyn, NY • DEC. 2019

 

Freer Sackler Teen Takeover Exhibition

Smithsonian Freer Sackler Museum • Washington, DC • MAY 2019