EDUCATION
2015 MFA  Transart Institute Berlin & New York, Master of Fine Art in Creative Practice with Plymouth University,UK.
2011 BFA Advanced Painting & Art Education & Hofstra University, NY
Additional Education :
2009 American University in Cairo,  Anthropology & Archaeology ,Cairo Egypt
2013 Museum Studies, Certificate  NYU, NY
2012 Expressive Arts Therapy Certification
FINE ARTS EDUCATOR
Art Education Professor, The Art Education University
Head of Art,Drama,Music Department American International School, Hangzhou, China (3 years)
Studio Arts Educator Brooklyn Museum, NY (7 years)
Assistant Director  & Curator African American Museum, Long Island NY(7 years)
Selected Exhibitions
2021     Xika Gallery, Solo Exhibition, “Cycle of light ,” Hangzhou China
2020    Virtual performance, “Quauntium Love & Unity,” China/NYC,
2019    Hangzhou Fashion Week, “Red energy,” Fashion Performance Installation, Hangzhou, China
            Blue + Gallery, Lotus Rainbow, Performance, Hangzhou, China
2018   “The StoryTeller,” Archaeology of Frivolous , Marfa TX USA
2017 Solo show, “Light,” Multi Media Installation, Ansi Gallery, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
          Curator : African Genius, Ancient Africa Art & Science, African American Museum, NY USA
          “Black Women of NASA,” Interactive Exhibit African American Museum, NY USA
          Group show ,” Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter (BWAforBLM), Installations, Black Women Artist, Project Row House, Houston TX
2016   Group show, Simone Leigh’s Black Women Artist, New Museum, New York NY
           Group show ,“String theory,” Multi Media Performance, Buoyant Art Studio, Kolkata India
            “Color,” Live body painting performance piece, Zorba the buddha, New Delhi India
            “Five Elements,”  Painting performance,Mumbai India
            “The Future is Now,” Multimedia performance, American Center New Delhi Embassy, India                         
2015 “Storyteller,”  Somsos Gallery,  Berlin Germany
         “Power,” Perpendicular biennial photography,  Sao Palo, Brazil
2014 “Ancestral Stars,” Site -Specific Performance, Marrakesh, Morocco
PANEL DISCUSSIONS/LECTURES/
2019    Community Mural, US Peace Core, Jakarta Indonesia
            Visiting Artist & Lecture, Zhejiang College of Technology, Hangzhou China, “Innovation &             Sustainability.”  Hangzhou, China
2018    Jump Into the Light, Virtual Reality Residency, New York NY
2017   Named Cultural Advocate by Caribbean Cultural Center
            & African Diaspora Institute,Harlem NY
           Ansi Gallery,  Artist in Residency Addis Abba, Ethiopia
           Project Row House, “Black Women Artist Collective,” Houston TX USA
2016  Cultural Art Ambassador, U.S Embassy New Deli, India
         Simone Leigh & Black Women Artist for Black Lives Matter, New Museum,  NY New York USA
2015  Mayor Service Award for Excellence in Community Arts, Hempstead NY
2018     Visiting Lecture,  University of Addis Abba, Ethiopia
             “Sona,” Graphic Novel, Anansi publishing company, Global
2017     Guest Lecture, “African Genius,” math & physics of Ancient Africa, of University of 2017    Riverdale University , Speculative fiction/Science Fiction Research, CA USA
            Visiting Artist, Art Collective Conversation , Brooklyn Museum NY
2016     Visiting Lecture, “History of Art graffiti” Hind College Hai University, Mumbai India
            Mural Artist, Okhla-Khush Rainbow Home for orphan girls, Mumbai India
            Visiting Lecture, Murals & Youth Hofstra University, NY
2015     Afrofuturist Anthology, London UK

Selected EXHIBITIONS
2021     Xika Gallery, Solo Exhibition, “Cycle of light ,” Hangzhou China
2020    Virtual performance, “Quauntium Love & Unity,” China/NYC,
2019    Hangzhou Fashion Week, “Red energy,” Fashion Performance Installation, Hangzhou, China
           Blue + Gallery, Lotus Rainbow, Performance, Hangzhou, China
2018   “The StoryTeller,” Archaeology of Frivolous , Marfa TX USA
2017 Solo show, “Light,” Multi Media Installation, Ansi Gallery, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
          Curator : African Genius, Ancient Africa Art & Science, African American Museum, NY
          “Black Women of NASA,” Interactive Exhibit African American Museum, NY USA
          Group show ,” Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter (BWAforBLM), Installations, Black Women Artist, Project Row House, Houston TX
2016   Group show, Simone Leigh’s Black Women Artist, New Museum, New York NY
           Group show ,“String theory,” Multi Media Performance, Buoyant Art Studio, Kolkata India
            “Color,” Live body painting performance piece, Zorba the buddha, New Delhi India
            “Five Elements,”  Painting performance,Mumbai India
            “The Future is Now,” Multimedia performance, American Center New Delhi Embassy, India                         
2015 “Storyteller,”  Somsos Gallery,  Berlin Germany
         “Power,” Perpendicular biennial photography,  Sao Palo, Brazil
2014 “Ancestral Stars,” Site -Specific Performance, Marrakesh, Morocco
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