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Artist CV

EDUCATION
1998 – 2001 || BA Honours Textile Design, Bradford College of Art & Design, Bradford

EXHIBITIONS – Solo Shows
2021|| Nude Me/Under the Skin: A Transcendence, TAFETA Gallery, London

EXHIBITIONS – Group Shows (selected)
2022 || What Lies Beneath: Women, Politics, Textiles, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge
2022 || Temporary Atlas, Fondazione Imago Mundi – Gallerie delle Prigioni, Treviso, Italy
2021 – 22 || Dentons Art Prize Exhibition, Dentons, London
2021 || Janome Fine Art Textiles Award Exhibition Tour, Knitting & Stitching Show, London and Harrogate
2021 || Hapticity: A Theory of Touch and Identity, Lychee One, London (curated by Marcelle Joseph and Enam Gbewonyo)
2021 || RA Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London
2021 || Memoria, Frac Nouvelle-Aquitaine MÉCA , Bordeaux, France
2020 || Antisocial Isolation presented by Delphian Gallery, Saatchi Gallery London
2020 || Five Hides presented by Thorp Stavri, Manor Place, London
2019 II TAFETA Booth, ART X Lagos Art Fair, The Federal Palace, Lagos, Nigeria
2019 || No Room For Fear (BBFA in collaboration with SMO Contemporary), Hogan Lovells LLP, London
2019 || GOSSAMER, Carl Freedman Gallery, Margate
2018 || BBFA Presents, TAFETA Gallery, London
2018 || WE FACE FORWARD! A Celebration of Modern & Contemporary Ghanaian Art, Bonhams, London
2017 || DISPERSED: cross cultural exchange exhibition (BBFA), Nubuke Foundation, Accra, Ghana
2016 || Artist Project Contemporary Art Fair, Better Living Centre, Toronto, Canada
2015 || TEDxEuston ‘Vision to Reality’ Conference, The Mermaid Conference Centre, London
2014 || AACDD Festival, Bargehouse, OXO Tower, London
2013 || Tribal Africa Exhibition, Sulger-Buel Lovell Gallery, London
2012 || Art Takes Times Square Billboard Premiere, Broadway, Times Square, New York
2011 || WELOVELIKE Exhibition, Adam Street Private Members Club, London
2010 || Sugar and Spice Le Premier, Los Angeles, California

COMMISSIONS
2021 || A Vibe Called Tech/ Faber Publishing, Dear Senthuran Commission
2019 – 2021 || A Nice Cup of Tea? (collaborative commission), Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

WORKSHOPS 
2021 || The 3M’s to Healing online workshop, Peckham Platform, London
2021 || The Art of Handweaving Online Family Workshop, Site Gallery, Sheffield
2021 || The Art of Handweaving Online Workshop – Society of Explorers, Site Gallery, Sheffield
2020 || The 3M’s to Healing Workshop (Five Hides Exhibition programme), London
2020 || The Art of Handweaving IG Live Workshop, Black Minds Matter

FILM
2021 || Nude Me/ Under the Skin: A Resurrection of Black Women’s Visibility (Selected: Portland Dance Film Festival and Aesthetica Film Festival 2021)


PERFORMANCES (selected)
2020 || We Invoke the Black. To Rest, livestream performance in collaboration with sound artist Liz Gre activating the Lynette Yiadom-Boakye exhibition, Tate Britain , London
2020 || Nude me/Under the Skin: Unbinding a path to Black Women’s healing one pantyhose at a time, Two Temple Place, London
2020 || Nude Me/ Under the Skin: Unveiling our stories, one Black NHS Nurse at a time, live stream performance for UnShut Festival 2020
2020 || Nude Me/ Under the Skin: The Embalming of Black Womens Visibility one Pantyhose at a time, Dar Bellarj, Marrakech, Morocco. Presented by Black Shade Projects for 1-54 African Art Fair Marrakech public programme
2019 || Nude Me/ Under the Skin: The Awakening of Black Women’s Visibility one Pantyhose at a time, Part II – Christie’s Lates: Women in the Arts event, Christie’s, London
2019 || Nude Me/ Under the Skin: The Awakening of Black Women’s Visibility one Pantyhose at a time, The Palace of Ritual, Palazzo Donà, Venice Biennale, Italy
2019 || agbegbɔgbɔ: an activation of Senga Nengudi’s, Sandmining – Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
2018 || Nude Me/ Under the Skin: Reclaiming Back Women’s Visibility one Pantyhose at a time, Costume Institute of the African Diaspora, London College of Fashion, London

AWARDS / COMMENDATIONS / RESIDENCIES
2021 || Shortlisted for the Dentons Art Prize
2021 || Janome Fine Art Textiles Award Shortlist
2020 II Black Shade Projects Residency, Marrakech, Morocco
2019 II Baton Awards Highly Commended Award in the Creative Industry Category
1999 || Worshipful Company of Woolmen Award for Outstanding Achievement