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GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 all our days are full of breath: a record of momentum; curated by Jenn Goodwin, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto ON
2017 WARNING! Mind the Gap, curated Justine Kohleal, OCAD University, Toronto ON
2016 Poster Virus for AIDS ACTION NOW! organized by Alex McClelland and Jessica Whitbread, Toronto ON
2016 Pixelation, curated by Zviko Mhakayakora, OCAD University, Toronto ON
2016 Pixelation, curated by Zviko Mhakayakora, Artscape Youngplance, Toronto ON
2016 Finishing Lines: One-Day Performance Festival, 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
2015 Truth be Told, curated by Humboldt Magnussen and Alison Cooley, Younger Than Beyonce Gallery, Toronto ON
2014 Exposed, curated by Sandra Brewster, Nia Centre for the Arts, Toronto ON
2014 11:45, FADO Emerging Artist Series, curated by Kate Barry, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto ON
2014 It wasn't Supposed to be this way, curated by Amber Landgraff, Videofag, Toronto ON

PERFORMANCES

2017 ground and cover me, ICE PIX by FIN album release party, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto ON
2017 through a brass channel; all our days are full of breath: a record of momentum; curated by Jenn Goodwin, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto ON
2017 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
2016 Carefree & On, ASSEMBLÉE, curated by WIVES Collective, Studio 303, Montreal QC
2016 #Carefree, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto ON
2016 Carefree, Fine and Mellow, Trinity Square Video, curated by cheyanne turions, Big on Bloor Festival, Toronto ON
2016 A Still Cling To Fading Blossoms, organized by Chandra Frank, Archives Matter Conference, Goldsmiths, London UK
2016 (Performer) Christof Migone’s Mixer, The Royal Conservatory,Toronto ON
2016 Boom Aura, DOORED 24, curated by Jon Pham McCurley and Amy Lam, Double Double Land, Toronto ON
2016 Shade Shadow Spectre, Finishing Lines, curated by Jenna Faye-Powell, Forest City Gallery, London ON
2016 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
2014 A Still Cling To Fading Blossoms, curated by Chris Worden, Electric Eclectics Festival, Meaford ON
2014 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
2014 (Performer) Brendan Fernandes’ Closing Line, In Practice: Chance Motives, SculptureCenter, New York, NY

SEMINARS + LECTURES

2017 Presenter: Don't Forget the Money! Working with Dancers in Contemporary Art Space, (Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto Mississauga)
2017 Moderator: The Un-Othered Body, curated by Esmaa Mohammed (OCAD University, Toronto ON)
2017 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)
2015 Lecturer: Worn Dialogues: Gallery Conversations (The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto ON)
2015 Presenter: Worn Dialogues: Exploring Black Feminine Identity, moderated by Andrea Fatona with Sylvia D. Hamilton (The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto ON)
2015 Presenter: Locating the Black Female Body in Canada, Black Portraitures Conference Series (Harvard University and Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, Florence IT)
2015 Presenter: Critical Ethnic Studies Conference (York University, Toronto ON)
2015 Lecturer: Sunday Scene Series (The Power Plant, Toronto ON)
2015 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)
2014 Presenter: What Happens After Midnight, FADO Emerging Artist Series, moderated by Tanya Mars (Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto ON)
2014 Presenter: Free Think Tank, The Centre For Incidental Activisms, moderated by Maggie Flynn, Art Gallery of York University (York University, Toronto ON)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017 Sessional Instructor, Nature & Culture: Curatorial, Criticism & Curatorial Practice, Faculty of Art, OCAD University, Toronto ON
2017 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
2014 Gallery Assistant, Onsite Gallery, OCAD University, Toronto ON
2012 Sessional Instructor, Drawing, University of Victoria, Victoria BC
2011 Research Assistant to Lynda Gammon, The Visiting Artist Program, University of Victoria
2010 Technical Assistant to Cliff Hammon, The Visiting Artist Program, University of Victoria
2010 Teaching Assistant to Sky Glabush, Advanced Foundations, Western University, London ON

JURIES

2016 Juror: Level One: Emerging Artists Grant, Toronto Arts Council, Toronto ON
2015 Juror: Annual Juried Student Art Show, University of Toronto, Scarborough ON

AWARDS + GRANTS

2017 Ontario Arts Council, Visual Arts: Emerging
2017 Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant
2017 Ontario Arts Council, Culturally Diverse Curatorial Projects Grant
2015 Toronto Arts Council, Emerging Artist Grant
2015 Canada Council for the Arts, Travel Grant
2014 Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant

SELECTED WRITING

2017 Review, Simone Leigh: The Waiting Room, New Museum, C Magazine: Issue 132
2016 Column, Artefact: Francisco-Fernando Granados, C Magazine: Issue 130

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2016 Review, The Artists Newstand, by Emily Fitzpatrick, C Magazine: Issue 131
2016 Interview, A Conversation with Jessica Karuhanga, with Luther Konadu, Public Parking
2016 Interview, A Complex Magic with Jessica, with Karen Campos Castillo, Heartbeats
2015 Interview,Tribal Dances of a Female Black Body, with Kofi Fosu Forson, Armseye Magazine, edited by Kathryn Drury, Los Angeles CA

EDUCATION

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