American, b. Caracas, Venezuela


EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts / Photography     2021

     Pratt Institute – Brooklyn, NY                                                                                                

     Bard College/International Center for Photography  – New York, NY  (first year)                    


General Studies Certificate Program     2012

     International Center of Photography – New York, NY                                                            


B. A. in International Business     1999

     North Greenville University – Greenville, SC                                    


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021             Saber de Tí, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2018             Landings, Cindy Lisica Gallery, Houston, TX 

2017             Tease, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX 

2016             Tease, ClampArt, New York, NY

2013             Tease, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 


SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021             Unfkd: Fine Art and Photography MFA Thesis Exhibition, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2020            I Thought I Saw, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

                       Slow Motion, Pratt Institute. Brooklyn, NY

                      Unbound9!, Candela Gallery. Richmond, VA

                      Culture Place, Dallas Art Fair - Bill Arning Exhibitions

2019            MFA Open Studios, ICP-Bard, Long Island City, NY 

                      Not Gay as in Happy, but Queer as in F*ck You, Alabama Song. Houston, TX

                     The Assembly, FotoFest International. Houston, TX

2018           Heat Wave, Cindy Lisica Gallery. Houston, TX

                     Observing the Invisible (two-person show with Emilie Duval), Pop-up. Houston, TX

                     Contemporary Art Museum Houston Annual Gala. Houston, TX

2017           Sotheby’s Auction: The Cantor Fitzgerald Fund/Hurricane Harvey Relief. Houston, TX

                     Texas Treasures, Vaughan Mason. Houston, TX

                     Art on Paper, Cindy Lisica Gallery. New York, NY

                     Art City Austin, Cindy Lisica Gallery Austin, TX

2016           Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta Contemporary. Atlanta, GA

2015           #masculinity, LOW Museum, Atlanta, GA 

                     Art Papers, Annual Show. Atlanta, GA

                     Atlanta Contemporary, Studio Artist Program. Atlanta, GA 

2014          Ballet X, Bridgette Mayer Gallery Philadelphia, PA 

2013          Summer Show, Santa Fine Art. Bethlehem, PA

                    Dallas Art Fair, Bridgette Mayer Gallery. Dallas, TX

                    The Members Show, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center. Philadelphia, PA 

                    Ballet X, Bridgette Mayer Gallery. Philadelphia, PA

2012          Art Miami, Bridgette Mayer Gallery Miami, FL

                    Camera Club NY Annual Show. New York, NY

                    InterContinental New York Barclay. New York, NY

                    Rita K. Hillman Gallery, International Center of Photography. New York, NY 


SELECT PUBLICATIONS 

2022        Interlogue (upcoming)

2021         Pratt 2021

2018        OutSmart Magazine (November)

                   Arts + Culture TX (March)

                   Houston CityBook (Winter)

2017         Spot Magazine, Houston Center for Photography (Spring)

                   L'Oeil de la Photographie (June)

                   FreePress Houston (July)

                   Magenta Mag/Magenta Foundation (Spring/Summer - Canada)

2016         Les inRocKtables (July - France)

2013         Jan Rattia, Tease, Bridgette Mayer Gallery 

2012         Shift Vol. 7 Order Disorder, International Center of Photography


CURATORIAL

2022         p l e a s e, come in, Commons Cafe, Brooklyn, NY

2021         I Thought I Saw, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2019          MFA Open Studios, ICP-Bard, Long Island City, NY


SELECT COLLECTIONS

The Bunnen Collection of Photography at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

Private collections 


AWARDS

2021          Excellence in Academic Achievement, School of Art, Pratt Institute

2019          Director's Fellowship, International Center of Photography-Bard College 

2017          Carol Crow Memorial Fellowship, Houston Center for Photography


SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Bronx Documentary Center - New England College - SPE 2020 Annual Conference - International Center of Photography - Houston Center for Photography - Savannah College of Art and Design - Georgia State University - Agnes Scott College - Kennesaw State University


TEACHING + RELATED EXPERIENCE

Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Art, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY (2021 - present)

Visiting Artist, Visual Arts Low-Residency MFA, New England College, Manchester, NH (2021 - present)

Director of Education, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX (2018-19)