Curriculum Vitae



2010 MFA, Figurative Painting and Drawing  \  New York Academy of Art 

2008 BFA, Fine Arts \  Corcoran College of Art and Design 

Special Programs:

2018: - "Transformer Gallery 15th Annual Silent Auction 2018", Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, Nov 18

2018: John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art and Community Celebration, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, March 25th

2018: Phillips Collection Contemporaries Private Collection Visit, Washington DC, Jan. 27th


Solo Exhibitions ::

2019: “I See a Darkness”, Transformer Gallery, Washington DC, Jan. 12

Group Exhibitions ::

2019: “Somewhere Near the Inside”, Washington Studio School, Washington DC, April 5 (Curated)

2018: “Face Forward”, Carroll Square Gallery, Washington DC, Sept. 7

2018: "We Got Next: Young Contemporaries" - Curated by Deirdre Darden - DCCAH Gallery 200 Eye St. SE, Washington DC, May 25

2017: Artist Showcase #3 - Curated by Rose Jaffe, The Stew - 624 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington DC, Dec 15

2017: - "Transformer Gallery 14th Annual Silent Auction 2017", American University's Katzen Arts Center, Washington DC, Nov 18

2017: “We Who Believe in Freedom” – Black Artists of DC, Pepco Edison Gallery – Washington DC, April 10

2016: - "Transformer Gallery 13th Annual Silent Auction 2016", American University's Katzen Arts Center, Washington DC, Nov 19

2016 - "Power; I know it When..." - Sparkplug Collective's 2nd Show - DC Arts Center, Washington DC - October 21st

2016 - "Art on the Vine", Agora Culture, Martha's Vineyard - August 16th

2016 - "Daydreaming", Small drawings Exhibit @ Maketto, Washington DC - July

2016 - "Mixed Bag Paris" , Small Works Exhibition by BOXOUT - Paris, France - April 28

2016 - This is Made in DC - We | DC South by Southwest (SXBW) Exhibit, Austin, Texas - March 12

2016 - *Artist Social Media Takeover of Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library's Instagram Account, Washington DC, February 15th - 21st

2015 - "Transformer Gallery 12th Annual Silent Auction 2015", American University's Katzen Arts Center, Washington DC, Nov 21

2015 - "Debut Exhibition at Latela Gallery", Washington DC, Nov 7

2015 - "Implicit Bias - Seeing the other: Seeing ourself", Joan Hisoaka Gallery, Washington DC - September 18

2015 - "The Push Back", HOMME Boutique, Anacostia Arts Center, Washington DC, July 24

2015 - "8th Annual East of the River Show", Honfleur Gallery, Anacostia, Washington DC, July 10th  

2015 - "Localized" at Chapin Row, Washington DC, July 9th  

2015 – “The Tilling Phase”, 4800 Rhode Island Ave, Hyattsville MD, May

2015 - "Alchemical Vessels 2015", Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington DC, March

2015 - "The Triptych" Presented By: Flow Artist Representation, HOMME Boutique, Anacostia Arts Center , February

2015 – “Dis/Satisfaction: Permission to rewrite history, it’s personal”, DC Arts Center, Washington DC, February

2015 - "Transforming Anew: Perspectives of Black Men", February

2014 - "QUOTA", Pop-up Space: The Murrell Building, Washington DC, November

2014 - "Portrait of an Artist, D.D.A.Y Collective, Pleasant Plains Workshop, Washington DC, October

2014- Project Create 20th Year Anniversary, Paul Hasting Law Firm, Washington DC, October

2014 -"Our Power?" , Homme_DC Boutique, Anacostia Arts Center, Washington DC, October

2014 - "I Like My Chocolate Dark",  (Sanaa Fest 2014) MT. Rainier Artspace, Washington DC , August

2014 - "Compendium-Selected Works by David Ibata", The Median Gallery, Washington DC (Solo Showcase), March

2013 - "Countenance", D.D.A.Y Collective, The Median Gallery, Washington DC (Co-Curator) 

2013 "Crowns, A Chess Inspired Gallery Show”,  Fridge Gallery, Washington DC

2010 - "You Naughty Children", NYAA MFA Exhibit, New York City

2008 - "Quart Bag Show", Civilian Art Projects Gallery, Washington DC

2007 - “Emerging Artist Show”, ArtCade Magazine Launch Party, Washington DC

2006 - “Emerging Artist Show & Live Auction”, DC-KNEW2, Washington DC

2005 - “Drifter Gallery Art Show”, Washington DC


Teaching Experience:

2019 Painting Faculty, Washington Studio School, Washington DC

2018 Montgomery College Summer Immersion Alla Prima Oil Painting Workshop, Montgomery College, Silver Spring MD

2017-2018 Museum Teaching Artist, Art Around the Corner Education Program, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

2015-2016 | 2016-2017  Museum Teaching Artist, Art Around the Corner Education Program, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

2014, 2015  Teaching Artist, Project Create Studio, Washington DC

2014  Painting Workshop Instructor, Randall Community Center, Washington DC

2013  Teaching Artist, Boys and Girls Club, Washington DC

2010-2011  Gallery Educator, National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC 


Residency / Programs:

2014-2016  Sparkplug, DC Arts Center, Washington DC

2012 - Present  Official Registered Copyist, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC