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A cultural programmer, creative director, author, filmmaker and designer, my focus is upon building engagement, developing diverse connections and conversations. Graduating from Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Illustration, I have built a career focused on the power of narrative, public storytelling and engagement with a diverse portfolio which includes creative art direction for numerous clients, curating exhibitions, public art, and exhibiting paintings and design throughout New England and New York, publication in books, prints and textiles. 

Extending my practice towards collaborative and community projects, I have consulted for institutions, cultural and educational organizations; served on the Board of Directors for several non-profit art organizations; and created new initiatives that strengthen and expand new audiences, including producing and directing a documentary film exploring the art and culture community featuring artists, curators, historians and collectors. I call Providence, Rhode Island home.

 

EXPERTISE


Creative direction
Fashion anthropology
Cultural programming production
Award-winning Filmmaking
Exhibition curation
Writing | Art journalism
Design research
Art & Design Instruction
Public speaking | Panel moderation
Graphic design | Marketing & PR

PUBLISHED WORK


“Collage: Contemporary Artists Hunt and Gather, Cut and Paste, Mash Up and Transform”- Chronicle Books

“Contemporary Art in Nature” - Schiffer Publishing


COLLABORATIONS


Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
Museum of Art, RISD
Newport Art Museum
Providence Public Library
New York Public Library
Rhode Island Historical Society
City of Providence
Providence Preservation Society
Rhode Island State Council for the Arts
THinc Design
New York Times
Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture