EDUCATION

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2017. Bachelor of Fine Arts.

École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, FR, 2016. Bachelor of Fine Arts.

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah GA, 2012-2013. Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography.

Alliance Française de Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2014 - 2016

RESIDENCIES & WORKSHOPS

New York Film Festival Artists Academy, New York, NY, 2019.

La Selva Film Accelerator with Lucrecia Martel, Barcelona, Spain, 2019.

Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, 2017

SOLO SHOWS

Obsidian, Lyles & King, New York, NY, January 2023 

ii-V-I, Chart Gallery, New York, NY, 2021

GROUP SHOWS

Wanda Coleman Songbook by Cauleen Smith, 52 Walker, January 2024

The Rose, The Lumber Room, Portland, OR, July 2023

Artist’s Space, New York, NY, May 2023

Tangible Possibilities, No Place Gallery, Columbus, OH, 2022

If We Never Get Better, Tilt Institute, Philadelphia, PA, 2022

Black Melancholia, Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 2022

Kickin’ the Can, Drama Club Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2022

I as Other, Lyles & King, New York, NY, 2022

Beneath Tongues, Swiss Institute, New York, NY, 2022

Moveable Image, Academy Art Museum, Easton, MD, 2022

I Belong to This, Huxley-Parlour Gallery, London, UK, 2021

Dreamscapes: Imaginings of a Black Pastoral, Roots & Culture, Chicago, IL, 2021

The Skin I Live In, Lyles & King, New York, NY, 2021 

Live From New York, Helena Anrather, New York, NY, 2021

In a Silent Way, Dakar Biennale, Dakar, Senegal, 2018

To Break the Ocean, AC Institute, New York, NY, 2018

Eclipsing, Arts Incubator, Chicago, IL, 2018

Multiple Sides of the Bed, MINKA Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, 2017

BFA Show, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL, 2017

DeNue, SUGS Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2016

Relational Aesthetics of Some Sweet Strangers, École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, 2016

15 (Because We Are Here For the Walls That Say Maybe), Fat City Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2015

Blackness is More Than One Story, Siragusa Gallery - SAIC, 2015

Intersection, Siragusa Gallery - SAIC, 2015

Fresh Juju, Black Harvest Film Festival, Gene Siskel Film Center, 2014

SCAD Foundations Honors Show, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2013

GROUP SCREENINGS

The Get Free Telethon, Red Bull Arts, 2020

New Cinema Club, 2020

Onion City Film Festival, 2019

Ten Toes Down, MoCP Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2018

Sincerely, Yours, Microlight, Milwaukee, WI, 2018

What We Say in Cars, Brooklyn, NY , 2018

Infinity, Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Brooklyn, NY, 2018 

SOLO SCREENINGS

Heat Situated/Necessary Accessories, The Nightingale Cinema, Chicago, IL, 2017

PUBLICATIONS

Tender Noted, Wendy’s Subway, 2022

TOUCH by Sable Elyse Smith, Swiss Institute, 2021

Public Excess Issue No. 1, 2016

MOUTH, SAIC BFAW Publication, 2015

SAIC Photography Department Catalog, 2014 & 2015

Body, Manifold, SUGS Gallery publication c/o Amina Ross, 2015

PERFORMANCES

Genesis Medley, Artist’s Space, New York, NY, 2023

Dreaming Otherwise, Performance Space New York, New York, NY, 2021

To America, Death of Classical, Green-Wood Cemetery, New York, NY, 2020

If the wind were water we’d all be really whet… by Kaleigh Moynihan, Prairie Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2017

The Walk, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2017

Last Week by Beau O’Reilly, Curious Theatre Branch, Prop Thtr, Chicago, IL, 2017

‘I Can’t Reach the Sugar on My Back’ - An Anti Love Song About Love Songs Made With Butter in My Hands and a Dandelion to My Chin by Shala Miller. Reading, Curious Theatre Branch Rhinofest Vaudeville, Prop Thtr, 2017

The Play by Kayleigh Moynihan, Activate Chicago in Association with the Loop Alliance (Creative Director: Cheryl Pope), 2015

LECTURES/TALKS/PANELS

Queer Art Prize Panelist, juror, 2020

Intersectionality Critique Panel, panelist, SAIC, 2014 & 2015

ACHIEVEMENTS

Google Image Equity Fellow, 2023

NYFA Artist Fellow, 2023

Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture Fellowship, 2017

Student Leadership Award, SAIC, 2017

Goldman Sachs Scholar, 2015

SAIC Dean’s List for Outstanding Sophomores, 2015

Excellence in Leadership Award, SAIC, 2015

SAIC Merit Scholarship, 2013

SCAD Merit Scholarship, 2012-2013







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