Lives and works in Chicago, IL
2008 M.A., Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2006 B.A., Howard University, Washington, D.C.
RESIDENCIES, FELLOWSHIPS, HONORS
2019 Vermont Studio Center
2018 The Kalish Workshop for Visual Editing
New York Times Portfolio Review participant
Association for Alternative Newsmedia Award, Best Cover Design - Honorable Mention
Peter Lisagor Award, Best Photography (photo editor)
2017 Association for Alternative Newsmedia Award, Best Multimedia - Second Place
Peter Lisagor Award Finalist, Best Photography (photo editor)
2015 Byrdcliffe Colony Artist-in-Residence
Pollock-Krasner Grant Recipient
THREAD at Yale: Storytelling in Modern Media
2013 Center for Photography at Woodstock Artist-in-Residence
2012 The Wassaic Project Artist-in-Residence
2018-present Visuals Editor, Southern Foodways Alliance
2018 The Lit List Juror
Fresh Look Portfolio Reviewer, Lucie Foundation, Los Angeles
2017-2018 Senior Photo Editor, ESPN's The Undefeated
2016-2017 Director of Photography, Chicago Reader
2011-2014 Photo Editor, LivingSocial
2008-2010 Editorial Assistant, The Washington Post
LECTURES AND PANELS
2018 Inclusivity Now! Presented by Authority Collective, The LINE Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
“You, if no one else” Gallery Talk, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
2017 Luce Center Artist Talk, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
After School Matters guest speaker, Gallery 37, Chicago, IL
MICATalks, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2014 REPRISE: 40 to the Fore Gallery Talk, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
If We Came From Nowhere Here, Why Can't We Go Somewhere There? Curators Talk, Vivid Solutions Gallery, Washington, D.C.
2012 We + Design = Collaborative Design, Allied Media Conference, Detroit, MI
Center for Photography at Woodstock Permanent Collection, Woodstock, NY
2017 Migrations, Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, D.C.
2013 By Extension, Glasco Turnpike House, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
Body Politic, Luther College, Decorah, IA
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITS
2018 You, if no one else, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
2017 Property, Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago, IL
2016 Common Sense(s): A Photo Zine Exhibition, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
2015 Slideshow, Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago, IL
Made in Woodstock VII, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
2014 Portrait of an Artist, Pleasant Plains Workshop, Washington, D.C.
Fourth Annual (e)merge Art Fair, Capitol Skyline Hotel, Washington, D.C.
Wish You Were Here 13: Annual Postcard Show, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
2013 Third Annual (e)merge Art Fair, Capitol Skyline Hotel, Washington, D.C.
Hair Apparent, The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA
2012 Sixth Annual East of the River Exhibit, Honfleur Gallery, Washington, D.C.
2011 Fifth Annual East of the River Exhibit, Honfleur Gallery, Washington, D.C.
2010 FOCUS Group: Four Walls, Five Women, D.C. Arts Center, Washington, D.C.
Top 40 International Juried Art Exhibit, L.A. Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
2009 No Money, No Problems: A Recession Arts Show, Invisible Dog Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2017 "Photographer and Curator Unearth Hidden Photos of Black Chicago", WBEZ Morning Shift
"Inside a Sleek World of Medical Marijuana Cultivation", PDN Online
2015 Spook Magazine Issue 5: America: A Visual Survey
" ‘…And Then You Get Shot’: An artist’s response to black death in America", Latoya Peterson, Fusion
2014 "If We Came From Nowhere Here, Why Can't We Go Somewhere There?", Christina Cauterucci, Washington City Paper
"Black Photography Collective MAMBU BADU Mounts its Ambitious First Exhibit", Carolyn Lang, Washington City Paper Arts Desk
"Art Review: 'Reprise: 40 to the Fore' at Arlington Arts Center", Michael O'Sullivan, The Washington Post
2013 “Representation and Technique: Works by Black Artists at (e)merge Art Fair”, Arts Observer
2012 “Sixth annual ‘East of the River’ exhibition continues to bring culture and change to Anacostia”, Erin Williams, The Root DC
“Photographers of Color 2012: Danielle Scruggs”, Maynard Institute of Journalism
2011 “Photos reach deep into go-go’s ‘pocket’", Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post