Born 1987 in Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

Lives and works in Detroit, USA

Education and Teaching

2020 Assistant Professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA

2017 – 2020 Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, USA

Adjunct Professor of Photography, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ, USA

2014 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME, USA

MFA, Interdisciplinary, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, USA

2011 BFA Photography, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ, USA

Awards and Fellowships

2023 FCA Emergency Arts Grant

2021 Red Bulll Arts Micro Grant

2019 Puffin Foundation Grant

2015 Franklin Furnace Fund Grant

2014 Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship

Vermont Studio Center Civil Society Fellowship

MICA Skowhegan Matching Fellowship

2013 Peter W. Brooke Endowed Fellowship for the Mt. Royal School of Art Maryland

Institute College of Art Graduate Scholarship, Baltimore, MD

2012 Maryland Institute College of Art Graduate Scholarship, Baltimore, MD


2024 Cultural DC, Washington DC

2022 Bennington College, Bennington, VT

2021 NXTHVN, New Haven, CT

2020 Pearl Arts Diving Residency, Pittsburgh, PA

2019 Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

2015 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

Lighthouse Works, Fishers Island, NY

ACRE Residency, Steuben, WI

2014 Ordinary Project, Chicago, IL

Solo/Two Person Exhibitions

2024 Tender, South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston Salem, NC

2023 I Feel Everything, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

Renunciation, University of Oklahoma, SOVA Gallery, two-person exhibition with

Corinne Spencer

2022-2023 A Particular Fantasy, Art Omi, Ghent, NY & Usdan Gallery at Bennington College, Bennington, VT, USA

An Infinitive Breath, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany

A Particular Fantasy, Solo companion exhibitions, Art Omi, Ghent, NY, USA and Bennington College, Bennington, VT, USA

2021 The Armory Show with HOUSING Gallery, 2021 Gramercy International Prize Winner, two-person presentation with Nathanial Olivier

Yet Here We Were, Art Basel OVR: Pioneers, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne

2020 What Lies Beneath is Already on the Surface, Langer Over Dickie (two person exhibition with Alejandro T. Acierto, curated by KT Duffy)

2019 Relative Semblance, WDR+G, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2016 When I Feel the Need to Be, I Can Not Regard the Pain of Others, Ballroom Gallery, Baltimore, MD, USA

|Sindikit| Projects Presents: Joyce Scott + Allana Clarke, |Sindikit| Projects, Baltimore, MD, USA

Group Exhibitions

2022-2023 Home/Work, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art (SLOMA), San Luis Obispo, CA, USA

100 Years, Jeffrey Deitch & Gagosian Gallery, Miami, FL

2022 Paris+ par Art Basel, Galerie Thomas Zander, Paris, France

FRONT International 2022, Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art, USA

Expo Chicago, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

Art Düsseldorf, Galerie Thomas Zander, Duesseldorf, Germany

In These Truths, Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY, USA

2021 Art Cologne, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany

Social Works, Gagosian, New York, USA (curated by Antwaun Sargent)

Alternating Currents, Fridman Gallery, NY, USA (curated by Niama Sandy)

Group Show, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, USA

NXTHVN Group Show, James Cohen Gallery, NY, USA

2020 Desire N Flux, HOUSING Gallery, New York, NY, USA

Wrecked Alphabet, Broodthaers Society of America, Harlem, NY, USA (Curated by Joe Scanlan)

Fallen Monuments, Virtual Exhibition, Epoch Gallery (Curated by Peter Wu)

2019 Do-Over, Unrequited Leisure, Nashville, TN, USA (Curated by Didier Morelli)

2018 Indoor Outposts, FRAC des Pays de la Loire, Nantes, France (Curated by Joe Scanlan)

2017 That Around Which the Universe Revolves, SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

Spiral/Recoil, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, USA

Let Me Look At You, Arlington Art Center, Arlington, VA, USA

No Agenda, Williamstown Town Hall, Williamstown, MA, USA (Curated by Alexander Jen)

2016 A Seed Don’t Make a Tree, ACRE Gallery, Chicago, USA

The Others, 56 Bogart Gallery, NY, USA (Curated by Baseera Khan)

A (Mis) Perceived Physique, Target Gallery @ Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA, USA

Love2016, Columbia University Neiman Gallery, NY, USA (Curated by Rachel Stern)

2014 Desired, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL, USA

Surfaced, D Center, Baltimore, MD, USA

Femme, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD, USA

SlamUp!, Gallery CA, Baltimore, MD, USA

Paths That Cross, 313 Gallery, Jersey City, NJ, USA

Metanoia: Practices of Exhaustion, Grace Exhibition space (Volta NYC), Brooklyn, NY, USA

Untitled, TenMarc Gallery, Jersey City, NJ, USA (Curated by Deborah Jack)

2013 3x3x3, Leidy & Riggs Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, USA

Texture of the Drift, Gallery CA, Baltimore, MD, USA

Transmorgrify, Emmanuel Church, Baltimore, MD, USA

2012 Mount Royal Fall Show, Leidy & Riggs Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, USA

2011 In Her Strength, The Brennan Gallery, Jersey City, NJ, USA

2010 Process Impact: A National Exhibition of Activist Art, Murray State University, Murray, KY, USA

Nouns, 32 Jones Gallery, Jersey City, NJ, USA

2009 Breaking Boundaries II: International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China

Visiting Artist Lectures/Panels

2023 University of Oklahoma, Visiting Artist Panel Discussion

Cranbrook Academy of Art, Visiting Artist Lecture

2022 Bennington College, Visiting Artist Lecture

2021 Cerebral Women Art Talks Podcast, December 2021 episode

Museum of African American Art San Francisco, In the Artist’s Studio interview

2020 Cuesta College Laboratory Speaker Series

Archives of American Art Pandemic Oral Histories, Smithsonian Institute

2018 Panelist: Women Artists: Reshaping the Conversation, Longhouse Reserve, East Hampton, NY

University of Chicago Open Practice Committee Lecture Series

2017 Mount Royal School of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series

2014 SUNY New Paltz Visiting Artist


2018 A Recollection of Memories Associated with My Being & How I Forgot Them, Women

Between the Arts Performance Series, New School

Glassbox Studio, NY, NY. Curated by Luisa Muhr

2016 Notes on Belonging to Boundaries, Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Archeology of a Silence: A Duet, Invisible Exports Gallery (In Conjunction with Hard & Fast: Clifford Owens, a Solo Exhibition), NY, NY

ShowDown: Archeology of a Silence: A Duet, Gibney Dance, NY, USA

2015 Bearden Migrations Symposium, Columbia University, NYC (Performance

collaboration with Clifford Owens)

In Situ, School of Visual Arts, NYC, (Performance Collaboration with Cheryl Wing-Zi Wong & Clifford Owens)


2022 The Kitchen On-Screen Series

2017 Dance/Performance in Interdisciplinary Perspective symposium, ’62 Center for Theatre & Dance, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

2016 Are You Loathsome?, Video Revival, Brooklyn, NY

Thomasson Theature Presents: ThatInItself, 426 West Franklin, Baltimore, MD

2015 The Divine Feminine, Black House Cinema, Chicago, IL