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Born 1976 in Brooklyn, New York
Lives and works in Queens, New York


2013   MFA, Columbia University, New York City
2006   Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
2002   BFA, Parsons School of Design, New York City


2023   Denniston Hill Artist Residency, Catskill, New York
2022   The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant, New York City 
2022   KinoSaito Artist Residency, Verplanck, New York
2021   Joan Mitchell Fellowship, Joan Mitchell Foundation, New York City 
2020   Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, Washington (postponed)
2019   Black Rock, Dakar, Senegal.
2019   Lighthouse Works Public Art Commission, Fishers Island, New York
2018   The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire
2018   Headlands Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California
2018   Project for Empty Space, Newark, New Jersey
2018   New York City MTA Arts & Design Commission, Brooklyn, New York
2017   Robert Rauschenberg Residency, Captiva, Florida
2017   Open Space Labs, Ottawa, Canada
2017   NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship, New York City
2015   Civitella Ranieri, Umbertide, Italy
2015   Meet Factory, Prague, Czech Republic
2015   LMCC:Process Space Residency, New York City
2015   The Fountainhead Residency, Miami, Florida
2015   Urban Glass Merit Scholarship, Brooklyn, New York
2014   FSP/ Jerome Fellowship Shafer, Minnesota
2013   Tropical Lab 7, La Salle University, Singapore
2013   A Blade of Grass, Artist File Grantee, Brooklyn, New York
2010-11   Acadia Summer Arts Program, Brunswick, Maine
2009   Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska
2009   Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2009-07   Fellowship, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, Massachusetts
2009-07   Apexart: Outbound Residency to Kellerberin, Australia
2008-10   Art in General’s New Works Commission, Brooklyn, New York
2006   The Peekskill Project Public Art Initiative, Peekskill, New York
2006   Roma Independent Film Festival (Best Feature Nominee), Rome, Italy
2006   SFX Amsterdam Film Festival (Official Selection), Amsterdam, Netherlands
2004   The Brooklyn Icons Project , Brooklyn, New York
2004   Jamaica Flux Public Art Project, Jamaica, New York

2022   Who Writes History, ArtsWestchester, Westchester, New York
2020   Walk With Me, Project for Empty Space, Newark, New Jersey
2020   ­In Your Absence The Skies Are All The Same, Midnight Moments, Times Square Alliance, New York City
2019   Vanishing Lines, Lighthouse Works, Fishers Island, New York
2019   Future Continuous (dual show with Andre Wagner), Studio Museum of Harlem, New York City
2019   Zulu Time, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas
2018   Where The Sky Begins, City of New York MTA permanent installation, Brooklyn, New York
2018   Skywriters & Constellations, Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey
2018   Zulu Time, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
2018   Off-Axis (dual show with Yoshua Klos), Time Equities, Art-Buildings, New York City
2017   Zulu Time, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, Wisconsin
2017   Where Does The Time Go…, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York City
2016   What Endures, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, California
2016   Solastalgia, Cue Arts Foundation, New York City
2015   What's Left to Burn?, Bindery Projects, Minneapolis, Minnesota
2014   Blind Sum, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York City
2014   A Life in Pictures, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Boston, Massachusetts
2014   The Conspiracy of Good People, Young World, Detroit, Michigan
2012   A Life in Pictures, apexart, New York City
2011   Love to Lose, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, California
2010   Wayward North, Art in General, New York City
2009   The Clouds Are After Me, Saatchi & Saatchi, New York City
2008   Winter in America, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, California
2008   The Clouds Are After Me, Meyers Gallery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
2008   The Clouds Are After Me, Branch Gallery, Durham, North Carolina
2008   The Clouds Are After Me, Main Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
2007   The Lost Rivers Dream Index, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut
2006   Walk The Plank, Gallery 138, New York City


2023   When We See Us: A Century of Black Figuration in Painting, Zeitz MOCAA, Cape Town, South Africa 
2023   Inheritance, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City 
2023   Love & Anarchy, Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina
2023   Thinking Historically in the Present (curated by Hoor Al Qasimi), Sharjah, United Arab Emirates 
2023   Everyone We Know is Here (curated by Heidi Hahn), Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, Massachusetts 
2023   Black American Portraits, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia
2022   Hank Willis Thomas & For Freedoms: Another Justice: Us Is Them, The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York
2022   Chasing Icebergs: Art and A Disappearing Landscape, The Olana Partnership, Hudson, New York 
2022   Crosscurrents: Contemporary Art from the Speed Art Museum Collection and Beyond, Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky 
2022   The Janet and Walter Sondheim Art Prize Finalists Exhibition, Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland
2022   Black American Portraits, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
2022   Our Whole, Unruly Selves, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
2021   American Epidemic, The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois
2021   New Histories, New Futures, Transformer Station, Cleveland, Ohio
2021   Another American’s Autobiography: Selections From the Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African American Art, Easton, Pennsylvania
2021   All Together, Amongst Many: Reflections on Empathy, Bemis Center, Omaha, Nebraska
2021   Fantasy America, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
2020   Unreachable Spring, Luis De Jesus Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
2020   This Is America | Art USA Today, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, Netherlands
2019   Street Dreams, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
2019   As Long As We Are Flyin.., Luce Gallery, Torino, Italy
2019   A Thousand Plateaus, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2019   The Wretched of the Screen, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
2019   Destroy, he said, Art Basel: Film, Basel, Switzerland
2018   The 50 State Initiative, For Freedoms, Des Moines, Iowa
2018   Shadow Stories & Matters of Time, Savannah College of Art and Design Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia
2017   Project 107: Long Wolf Recital Corps, Museum of Modern Art, New York City
2017   The Half-Life of Love, MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts
2017   More Than A Two Step, MoMA PS1 & For Freedoms Laboratory, New York City
2017   The Exposed Suture, Rond-Point Project, Marseille, France
2017   Sabbath, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, California
2016   Paradoxical Stranger, Momo Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
2016   Time+Space: Futures, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska
2015   Draw: Mapping Madness, Inside Out Museum, Beijing, China
2015   Draw: Mapping Madness, Dali Contemporary Art Museum in Yunnan, China
2015   Winter in America, Jack Shainman Gallery: The School, Kinderhook, New York
2014   Crossing Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York
2013   Mnemonikos, Jim Thompson Art Center, Bangkok, Thailand
2013   Rapid Pulse: International Performance Art Festival, Defibrillator, Chicago, Illinois
2011   Pictures are Words-Not-Unknown, LiShui Museum of Photography, LiShui City, China
2009-2011  StreetWise, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
2009-2011  On Screen: Global Intimacy, Krannert Museum of Art, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois;Bermuda National Gallery, Hamilton, Bermuda; Museo de Arte Carillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico (traveling exhibition)
2009-2010  Fax, The Drawing Center, New York, NY; Para/Site, Hong Kong, China (traveling exhibition)
2008   Videocracy, The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, Prague, Czech Republic
2007   Harlem Postcards, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City
2007   Float, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York City
2007   Night Vision, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
2007   Dark Matters, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California
2007   For the Love of the Game, The Wadsworth Museum, Hartford, Connecticut
2007   Black Light/ White Noise, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Texas
2006   UnderPlayed, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California
2006   The Black Alphabet, The Polish National Gallery, ZachÄ™ta Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, Warsaw, Poland
2006   The California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California
2005   Frequency, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City
2005   URB Visual Urban Arts in the 21st Century, The Finnish National Gallery, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

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