School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 08/2022 - 06/2024
Master of Fine Arts : Painting and Drawing
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 08/2021 - 06/2022
Post Baccalaureate : Painting and Drawing
New York State Teachers Assistant Certification of Completion 11/2017 – 06/2018
Guggenheim Gallery Teaching Course Certificate of Completion 11/2018 – 04/2019
State University of New York, Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Bachelor of Fine Arts: Fine Art, Minor: Education and Art History, Graduated May 2017
SUNY Study Abroad Program Art and Archeology of Greece 06/2017 - 08/2017
UB (SLIDE) Student Leadership International
Dialogue and Exchange program Ireland and Scotland 06/2016 - 08/2016
SAIC Painting Department August 2023 - present
Assistant to the Chair - Chicago, IL
SAIC Continuing Studies Department May 2023 - August 2023
Painting Substitute Teacher - Chicago, IL
SAIC Painting and Drawing Department September 2022 – December 2022
Multi-level painting TA - Chicago, IL
SAIC Continuing Studies Department September 2022 – present
Senior Program Assistant : Early College Programs & Middle School Programs - Chicago, IL
SAIC Continuing Studies Department June 2022 – August 2022
Program Assistant : Multi Arts Camp - Chicago, IL
SAIC Continuing Studies Department June 2022 - September 2022
Program Assistant - Chicago IL
Supports the Continuing Studies Students, Teachers, Teaching Assistants, and Classroom assistants.
Logs attendance for the program. Answers camp emails and concerns.
Facilitates drop- off, pick up and aftercare for MAC camp students.
Takes inventory of supplies and creates end of term websites.
Instructional Resources & Facilities Management January 2022 – June 2022
Resource Technician – Chicago, IL
Serve the SAIC community as the first point of contact for logistical concerns
Assist facilities managers with facilities and maintenance checks, audiovisual issues, painting, furniture moving, classroom equipment, and other tasks as needed.
Success Academy Charter School January 2020 – July 2021
Lead Art Teacher – Queens, NY
Lead Teacher in an Elementary Charter School in Rosedale.
Success Academy Charter School August 2019 – January 2020
Assistant Teacher – Brooklyn, NY
Assistant Teacher in an Elementary Charter School in Bedford-Stuyvesant 1.
Marquis Studios March 2019 – August 2019
Teaching Assistant – Queens, NY
Assisting in Residency at PS. 188Q with third grade Latin dance.
Substitute for other creative art residencies
Guggenheim September 2018 - June 2019
Learning Through Arts Residency Volunteer
Assist teaching lead artist from the Guggenheim in three third grade classes at PS144 once a week for the entire school year.
Queens Museum May 2018 - August 2019
Visitor Experience Agent – Queens, NY
Monitor visitor experience and assist with front desk admission and donations.
Observe visitors entering and exiting galleries and tell visitors not to touch the artwork.
Answer questions and speak with the visitors about the works in the permanent collections and in the current exhibition.
Dick Blick Art Materials August 2017 - August 2019
Sales Associate - New York NY
Using my knowledge of artistic practices and supplies to meet customer expectations
Campus Living, University at Buffalo September 2014 - June 2017
Resident Advisor – Buffalo, NY
Developed academic, educational and social programs
Provided a safe and enriching transition to campus life
Hold residents accountable for their behavior and document policy violations.
Act as a liaison between campus residents and the Residence Hall Director
Albright- Knox Museum June 2016 – September 2016
Curatorial Intern – Buffalo, NY
Updated data on all of the artists in the collection.
Consolidated and re-organized artist files and updated excel sheets,
Set up the miniature model for the new upcoming show.
Wrote letters to the living artists in the show.
Wrote the summaries for the new artist folders.
Worked on the object label draft for the museum’s new acquisition.
Worked with the Registrar on their new artist membership initiative and database.
Institute for Curatorial Practice (ICP) July 2015 – August 2015
It was a six-week intensive course to introduce to the history of Amherst, MA museums, collections, and curating. Examined diverse objects, display techniques, and museum careers during visits to art, science, and history museums in western Massachusetts’ Pioneer Valley and in New York City.
Analyzed new directions in curatorial studies, focusing on current explorations in contemporary practice, issues of exhibiting across cultures, and new media platforms.
Curated digital exhibitions for the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, for their Judy
Pfaff exhibit and Hampshire College Library for their Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here project.
Helen Frankenthaler Scholarship Fund
August 22, 2023
University of Chicago Logan Center: The Experience Chicago
March 12, 2023
Participating Artist – “Mama at Estate Tamarind”, “Auntie at Parkhurst Road”, “Father at Hotel on the Key”
Woman Made Gallery "Windows to the Inside: Expressions of Mental Health
March 1, 2023
Participating Artist – “Condemned”
SAIC HAPI/INCUBATOR Black History/Futures Month Exhibition
Feb 20, 2023
Participating Artist – “Pepe, Nina, Mischa” , “Aunties”, “ Great Grandma”
TPBB [Truly, Post Bachelorette Baby!] Post Baccalaureate End of Year Show
May 12, 2022
Participating Artist – “Abuelita”
Career and Professional Experience (CAPX)
February 11th, 2022
Participating Artist – “Mommy in Brooklyn” , “Grandma Cecille”, “The Impossible Gathering”
SAIC Post Baccalaureate Annual
January 28, 2022
Participating Artist – “Mommy in Brooklyn” , “Father in the V.I.”, “Oath of the Fairies”
MRNOTAT 3rd Annual Art Exhibit
May 20, 2018
Participating Artist – “Don’t Shoot”, “The Shooting of Walter Scott”, “Trayvon’s Wings”
Inter-Spectra / Introspective
May 15, 2017 - May 25, 2017
Participating Artist – “The Other Side”
What So Terrifies Me
March 29, 2016 - April 2, 2016
Solo Artist – “Silence the Hostage”, “Her Unrelenting Strength”, “Don’t Shoot”, “Conversation With Carrie Mae Weems”, “The Shooting of Walter Scott”, “Black Lives Matter”,
Art For Justice,
UB Student Union November 7, 2015
Participating Artist – “Shooting of Walter Scott” and “Silence the Hostage”
Painting Apprentice for Laolu Senbanjo 03/2018 RedBirdNYC – ArtXNYC in New York, NY
2018 Armory Show
Assisted with Private Collection- Carole Server, Oliver Frankel in New York NY and Walk Through of Angel Otero Elegies in Bronx NY
Painted for Rigo 23 in Mundos Alternos: 04/2019 Art and Science Fiction in the Americas The Queens Museum Autonomous InterGalactic Space Program Flushing Meadows Corona Park