2023. M.A. History of Art, Curatorial Practice Diploma, York University.
2020. H.B.A. with High Distinction. History of Art, African Studies, Curatorial Studies. University of Toronto.
2022 - Present. Curatorial Assistant, Recontres de Bamako: The 13th African Biennale of Photography.
2022 - Present. Research Associate, Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Africa and Its Diasporas.
2021 - Present. Research Associate, Sensorium Centre for Digital Arts and Technology.
2021 - Present. President, Art History Graduate Students Association at York.
2021 - Present. Curriculum Editor, Ringle.
2018 - 2020. Organizer, UNITE HERE! Local #75.
2018 - 2020. Volunteer, Democrats Abroad Progressive Caucus.
2017. Intern, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions.
2015 - 2020. Hospitality experience.
Selected Publications and Presentations
”Gallery Confrontations: Tracking ‘Rose’ through Miriam Syowia Kyambi’s Performance” at Southern Methodist University.
”In Defence of Ideological Art” in Atelier.
”Okwui Enwezor: The Art of Curating from Nka Journal of Contemporary Art” in the Journal of Curatorial Studies.
”Art & Tech” moderated interview at Ringle.
”Museum Appreciation” moderated interview at Ringle.
”Four Iconic Paintings” moderate interview at Ringle.
2022 - “Maa ka Maaya ka ca a yere kono: Recontres de Bamako” 13th African Biennale of Photography. Bamako, Mali.
2018 - “Juan Downey: Radiant Nature” LACE. Los Angeles, USA.
2017 - “El Teatro Campesino” LACE. Los Angeles, USA.
2017 - “Irrational Exhibits 10” LACE. Los Angeles, USA.
"2017 - “home away from” LACE. Los Angeles, USA.
2022 - “You’re Always Coming When I’m Going” Gales Gallery of York University. Toronto, Canada.
2022 - “Overlapping Parts” Joan and Martin Goldfarb Centre. Toronto, Canada.
2020 - “Newcomers Project” Equity and Diversity in Arts at the University of Toronto. Toronto, Canada.
Honours and Awards
2022 - York University Graduate Funding Grant ($2,000 CAD)
2021 - York University Merit Funding ($35,000 CAD)
2021 - Krashinsky Prize for Academic Achievement in the Visual and Performing Arts ($400 CAD)
2019 - Equity and Diversity in Art Research Fellowship ($1,200 CAD)
2016 - Qatar Foundation International Arabic Language Fellowship ($6,000 USD)