EDUCATION

2018 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing Pratt Institute, NY

2013 Associate Degree,Visual Arts Barbados Community College, Barbados

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2019

  • "Who Owns The Island?" as part of the Pratt Jewelry x NYCJW Group of Shows, Brooklyn, NY

  • Chautauqua Annual Emerging Artists Exhibition, Fowler Kellog Art Centre, Chautauqua, NY

  • Under Exposed, Adornment and Theory, Chicago, IL

  • Jonathan Adler x NYCJW x NYC Design, Jonathan Adler Showroom, Manhattan, NY

 

2018

  • BFA Jewelry Thesis Exhibition, Rubelle and Norman Schafler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

  • MADE: Makers Across Disciplines Engage - Juried Student Slideshow, SNAG Conference Portland, OR

  • Pratt Design Show (As Part of NYC x DESIGN), Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

  • Breaking Bread on MLK Day: a juried presentation of Pratt students work for unity empowerment and activism. Higgins HallAuditorium, NY

 

2017

  • Drawing Installation Open Studios Exhibition, Machinery building, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

  • Nexus: SNAG Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Sheraton Hotel, New Orleans, LA

  • Junior Jewelry Show, Design Center Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

 

2015

  • PrattMWP Juried Sophomore Exhibition, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, NY

 

 

ACHIEVEMENTS/AWARDS

 

2019

  • Early Career Presenter, Society of North American Goldsmiths- one of 5 artist chosen to present their work at SNAG’s 50th conference

 

2018

  • One For The Future, New York Jewelry Week- One of 8 emerging artist to be highlighted as the future of jewelry design in New York

  • CFDA+ Design Graduate , The Council of Fashion Designers of America- CFDA annually selects exemplary new talent from a pool of graduate around the world to be featured on their curated platform

  • Pratt Circle Award, Pratt Institute- for Outstanding Academic Achievement, Pratt Institute

  • Outstanding Merit Award, Pratt Institute- Awarded to the student with the highest GPA in each Major of the BFA program

  • Pratt Excellence in Academic Achievement Award

  • Fashion Law Bootcamp Scholarship nominee, Pratt Institute and Fashion Law Institute

  • 1st Prize in Pratt Senior Jewelry Awards Show- most outstanding jewelry collection and presentation

 

2017

  • 1st Prize in Pratt Junior Jewelry Awards Show- Most outstanding work on exhibit

 

2016

  • Designer of Barbados’ 50th Anniversary of Independence National Monument- winner of a national competition to designBarbados’ national monument

 

2015

  • Easton Pribble Memorial Award- Most outstanding student who excels overall, PrattMWP

  • Alfred H. Wardle Memorial Award - Most outstanding student who excels in jewelry/metal arts, PrattMWP

 

2014

  • Freshman of The Year Award, PrattMWP

 

PERFORMANCES/PRESENTATIONS

 

2019

  • "Conversations on Autonomy Through Wearing- Image attitude and creating space" panel discussion, Brooklyn, NY

  • "Who owns the island?" Solo performance- Bridgetown, Barbados

  • VACI Lecture series- Artists in residence works- Co-presented with artist Kris Rumman, Chautauqua, NY

  • "Dinner" R and Company x NYCJW- Manhattan, NY

      "Dinner" was a presentation of my work in a four course meal consisting of materials, concepts and accompanied by scents.

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

 

2019

  • Chautauqua Institute Artist Residency - Chautauqua, NY

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

2019

  • American Craft magazine, December/January 2019 Issue 

  • Caribbean Beat Magazine, November/December 2019 Issue

  • 2018 Jewelry and Metals Survey (JAMS), Vol. 2, December/January 2019, p. 78, 177,178

 

2018

  • CFDA+ 2018 DESIGN Talent Book , p. 6, 36,37,38,39

  • Barbados consulate honors Diasporans during Black History Month, Caribbean Life News online

 

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