CV

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
Sunshine Eaters, Onsite Gallery, Toronto ON (forthcoming)
Embodiment, Museum London, London ON (forthcoming)

2017
all our days are full of breath: a record of momentum; curated by Jenn Goodwin, Art Museum at University of Toronto
WARNING! Mind the Gap, curated Justine Kohleal, OCAD University, Toronto ON

2016
Pixelation, curated by Zviko Mhakayakora, OCAD University and Artscape Youngplace, Toronto ON
Finishing Lines, curated by Jenna Faye-Powell, Forest City Gallery and McIntosh Gallery, London ON

2015
25 Multiples Toward a Past and Future, Deluge Contemporary Art, Victoria BC
Truth be Told, curated by Humboldt Magnussen and Alison Cooley, YBT Gallery, Toronto ON

2014
Exposed, curated by Sandra Brewster, Nia Centre for the Arts, Toronto ON
11:45, curated by Kate Barry, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto ON
It wasn't Supposed to be this way, curated by Amber Landgraff, Videofag, Toronto ON

PERFORMANCES

2018
When blue falls into the ocean, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto ON (forthcoming)

2017
(Performer) Lido Pimienta, La Papessa, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles CA
(Performer) Lido Pimienta, La Papessa, Polaris Prize, Toronto ON
ground and cover me, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto ON
through a brass channel; all our days are full of breath: a record of momentum; curated by Jenn Goodwin, Art Museum at University of Toronto
ground and cover me, WARNING! Mind the Gap, curated by Justine Kohleal, OCAD University, Toronto ON

2016
(Performer) Ame Henderson + Evan Webber’s performance encyclopedia, Toronto: Tributes + Tributaries, 1971-1989 Performance Series; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto ON
Carefree & On, ASSEMBLÉE, curated by WIVES Collective, Studio 303, Montreal QC
#Carefree, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto ON
Carefree, Fine and Mellow, curated by cheyanne turions, Trinity Square Video, Toronto ON
A Still Cling To Fading Blossoms, curated by Chandra Frank, Goldsmiths, London UK
(Performer) Christof Migone’s Mixer, The Royal Conservatory,Toronto ON
Boom Aura, DOORED 24, curated by Jon Pham McCurley and Amy Lam, Double Double Land, Toronto ON
Shade Shadow Spectre, Finishing Lines, curated by Jenna Faye-Powell, Forest City Gallery, London ON
A Still Cling To Fading Blossoms, Pixelation, curated by Zviko Mhakayakora, OCAD University, Toronto ON

2015
A Still Cling To Fading Blossoms, The Artist Newsstand, curated by Jess Dobkin, Chester Subway Station, Toronto ON

2014
Bone Black Dust and Sky Lickers, curated by Rea McNamara, The Drake Hotel,Toronto ON
A Still Cling To Fading Blossoms, curated by Chris Worden, Electric Eclectics Festival, Meaford ON
The trip, and the fall, and the lost heap of longing, 11:45, curated by Kate Barry, FADO Emerging Artist Series, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto ON
(Performer) Brendan Fernandes’ Closing Line, In Practice: Chance Motives, SculptureCenter, New York, NY

SEMINARS + LECTURES

2017
Presenter: Remembrance and Difference (The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto ON)
Presenter: Tender Skeletons (Art Museum at University of Toronto)
Presenter: Don't Forget the Money! Working with Dancers in Contemporary Art Space (Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto Mississauga)
Moderator: The Un-Othered Body, curated by Esmaa Mohamoud (OCAD University, Toronto ON)
Presenter: Conversations about FORCE, organized by C Magazine (Gallery TPW, Toronto ON)

2015
Presenter: In Conversation: Her Hustle, moderated by Ariella Starkman (Soho House, Toronto ON)
Lecturer: Worn Dialogues: Gallery Conversations (The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto ON)
Presenter: Worn Dialogues: Exploring Black Feminine Identity, moderated by Andrea Fatona with Sylvia D. Hamilton (The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto ON)
Presenter: Locating the Black Female Body in Canada, Black Portraitures Conference Series (Harvard University and Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, Florence IT)
Lecturer: Sunday Scene Series (The Power Plant, Toronto ON)
Lecturer: Basquiat Idea Bar: Justice (Art Gallery of Ontario,Toronto ON)

2014
Presenter: Emerging Arts Practices, CARFAC National Annual Conference, moderated by Ella Cooper (Artscape Youngplace, Toronto ON)
Presenter: What Happens After Midnight, FADO Emerging Artist Series, moderated by Tanya Mars (Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto ON)
Presenter: Free Think Tank, The Centre For Incidental Activisms, moderated by Maggie Flynn, Art Gallery of York University (York University, Toronto ON)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018
Sessional Lecturer, Performance Art, Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, University of Toronto
Sessional Lecturer, Visual Strategies, Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, University of Toronto

2017
Sessional Instructor, Nature & Culture: Curatorial, Criticism & Curatorial Practice, Faculty of Art, OCAD University, Toronto ON
Sessional Lecturer, Visual Strategies, Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, University of Toronto

2016
Sessional Lecturer, Performance Art, Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, University of Toronto

JURIES

2017
Juror: Visual Arts Creation Projects, Ontario Arts Council

2016
Juror: Level One: Emerging Artists Grant, Toronto Arts Council

AWARDS + GRANTS

2017
Ontario Arts Council, Visual Arts: Emerging
Ontario Arts Council, Culturally Diverse Curatorial Projects Grant

2015
Toronto Arts Council, Emerging Artist Grant

SELECTED WRITING

2017
Feature, Kapwani Kiwanga, BlackFlash Magazine

2016
Review, Simone Leigh: The Waiting Room, New Museum, C Magazine
Column, Artefact: Francisco-Fernando Granados, C Magazine

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2017
Feature, PosterVirus: Views from the Street, by Adam Barbu, esse esse.ca/en/lgbt
Review, all our days are full of breath: a record of momentum, by Coman Poon, C Magazine cmagazine.com/issues/134/all-our-days-a?
Column, PosterVirus / Day With(out) Art; Issue 46: Intimacy; by Alex McClelland and Jessica Whitbread, NoMorePotlucks nomorepotlucks.org/site/postervirus-day?

2016
Column, PosterVirus 2016, by Visual Aids www.visualaids.org/blog/detail/postervi?
Column, Art and HIV, by Theordore Kerr www.cbc.ca/arts/art-and-hiv-this-powerf?
Review, The Artists Newstand, by Emily Fitzpatrick, C Magazine
Interview, A Conversation with Jessica Karuhanga, by Luther Konadu, Public Parking www.thisispublicparking.com/single-post?
Interview, A Complex Magic with Jessica, by Karen Campos Castillo, Heartbeats heart-beats.ca/HDB/exhibit/jpkk/

2015
Interview,Tribal Dances of a Female Black Body, by Kofi Fosu Forson, Armseye Magazine, Los Angeles CA issuu.com/armseyeartmagazine/docs/armse?

EDUCATION

2012 Master of Fine Arts, University of Victoria, Canada
2010 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Honors specialization in Studio Arts; Western University, Canada