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EDUCATION
2017      Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
2015      Rhode Island School of Design, Ÿ Providence, RI Ÿ MFA Painting
2009     Cornell University,Ÿ Ithaca, NY

AWARDS/ HONORS
2017     Adjunct Faculty Grant, Virginia Commonwealth University
2016     Adjunct Faculty Grant, Virginia Commonwealth University
2015     Fountainhead Fellowship, Virginia Commonwealth University
2015     Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship Award, Rhode Island School of Design
2014     Scholarship, Rhode Island School of Design
2014     Maharam Steam Fellowship, Rhode Island School of Design
2014     Graduate Studies Grant, Rhode Island School of Design
2013     Scholarship, Rhode Island School of Design
2009    Charles Baskerville Painting Scholarship, graduation Cornell University

EXHIBITIONS

2017     "groupshow,"The Sussex Contemporary, Ottawa, Canada
2017    “Raft”, ADA Gallery solo show, Richmond, VA
2017     Solo booth, NADA Art Fair, ADA Gallery, New York, NY
2017     AIR Biennial, curated/juried by Piper Marshall and Lola Cramer, Brooklyn, NY
2017    “New Waves”, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, juried by Ken Harmon, Virginia Beach, VA
2016     Untitled Art Fair, ADA Gallery, Miami, FL
2016     ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA “AB Fab 3”
2016     Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA, “the compound”
2015     Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL, “Sub-Scheme” curated by Stephanie Cristello,
2015     Kathryn Markel Gallery, New York, NY, “RISD Painting Thesis Exhibition”
2015     Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI, “RISD 2105 Thesis Show”
2015     Zoya Tommy Gallery, Houston, TX, “New Work: A Group Exhibition”
2014     Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI,  “UFO   Hunters”
2014     Memorial Hall, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI,  “Not Tight”
2014     Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, “The Chicago Effect: Redefining The Middle”
2014     111 Front Street, Brooklyn, NY, “The Rainbow Room” curator: AJ Rombach
2014     First Street Gallery, New York, NY, “2014 MFA Juried National Competition”
2014     Cutlog Contemporary Art Fair,  New York , NY
2009     Museum of Contemporary Art Ÿ Jacksonville, FL, “Winter Lab Series”
2009     Museum of Contemporary Art Ÿ Jacksonville, FL, “Summer Lab Series”
2009     Olive Tjaden Hall, Cornell University Ÿ Ithaca, NY, “I AM”
2009     State Street Pop Up Ÿ Ithaca, NY, “Space Available”
2009     Mann Library, Cornell University Ÿ Ithaca, NY
2009     Fine Arts Library, Cornell University Ÿ Ithaca, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2017     Art News, Fair’s Fare: Highlights from NADA New York, Anne Doran and Andrew Russeth, March 3rd
2016     New American Paintings, No.129 MFA Annual Issue
2016     Yes Ma’am, Issue 8 “In All Modesty,”January 7th
2015     RISD News “Champion of Failure,” September 30th
2015     Hyperallergic “Highlights from the RISD MFA Painting Exhibition,” July 24th
2015     Wall Street Journal ” Yale, RISD MFAs go on Display” Peter Plagens, July 17th
2015     Houston Press Blog ” Zoya Tommy Reunites Contemporary Artists…”
2014     New York University Academic Journal, “Anamesa”
2013     New York University Academic Journal, “Anamesa”

ARTIST LECTURES

2017    Hollins University, October 18th
2015    Virginia Commonwealth University, September 16th

DONATED / AUCTIONED WORK
2015     Sherman Gp/Merrill Lynch Gala (MaliVai Washington Foundation)
2014     Chicago Board of the Northwestern Settlement House Auction Chicago, IL
2013     Cipriani 42nd Ÿ Project Sunshine Annual Gala Auction Ÿ New York, NY
2012     Bowery Hotel Ÿ Project Sunshine Art Auction Ÿ New York, NY
2012     25CPW Gallery Ÿ Global Health Bridge Benefit Juried Exhibit Ÿ New York, NY
2012     109 Norfolk St. Ÿ ALS Benefit Juried Exhibit Ÿ New York, NY
2010     MaliVai Washington Kids Foundation Auction Ÿ Jacksonville, FL

PRESS
NADA New York 2017