2008 Masters of Fine Art, University of Minnesota, MN

1998 Bachelor of Science, Art, Illinois State University, IL

1998 Semester Study, University of Wolverhampton, England, UK


Upcoming, Illinois State University, University Galleries, Normal, IL
2020 A Sudden Appearance of The Sun, Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2020 Victoria/Veronica: The Figment Between Us, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Chicago, IL
2020 Writing Forms, Hawthorn Contemporary, Milwaukee, WI
2020 A Form Walks Toward You In The Dark, The TCNJ Art Gallery, Ewing, NJ

2018 Beyond The Kármán Line, St. Catherine University, MN

2018 How Objects Move Through Walls, Company Projects, Minneapolis, MN

2018 Disappearance of the word, Appearance of the world, The Union for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE

2016 Joyful is the Dark, Public Functionary, Minneapolis, MN


2020 Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
2020 The Marxhausen Gallery of Art, Concordia College, Omaha, NE
2020 LatinXAmerican, The Depaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL ( forthcoming)

2019 Five Ways In, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
2019 it grows between: Amalie Jakobsen, Caroline Kent, Jerónimo Reyes-Retana, Alan Ruiz / Efrain Lopez Gallery, Chicago, IL
2018 On The Road: Caroline Kent, Basil Kincaid,Esau McGhee, Jenkins-Johnson Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2018 So Close, Far Away, 2018 Paint School, Flag Art Foundation, NY

2018 Nava, Napoleon, Philadelphia, PA

2018 Up Close, Step Back Further, Curated by Tony Lewis, Studio 1469, Washington, DC

2018 Monique Meloche Viewing Room, Chicago, IL

2018 Out of Easy Reach: Depaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL

2017 Midnight Sun, Triumph, Chicago, IL

2017 Dull Magic, UNISEX, Brooklyn, NY

2017 It Will Be More Like Scratching Then Writing, Goldfinch, Chicago, IL

2015 Imaginary Landscapes, Mana Contemporary Chicago, IL

2015 How to Make a Hood, Washington Arts Incubator, Chicago, IL

2020 Illinois State University, Visiting Artist Lecture
Artist Talk, Saint Kate’s Art Hotel, Milwaukee, Wi
2018 Visiting Artist Lecture, St. Catherine’s University, St. Paul, MN
Creative Practices Public Panel, The Minneapolis College of Art & Design, St. Paul, MN
Visiting Artist Lecture, Oxbow Residency, Saugatuck, MI

2012 Sacred Space/Contested Terrain, Yesomi Umolu, Walker Art Center Curatorial Fellow


2020 Joan Mitchell Foundation Award for Painters & Sculptors

2020 Artadia Award

2016 McKnight Fellowship for Visual Arts

2015 Pollack-Krasner Foundation Grant

2015 MN State Artist Initiative Grant

2013 Creative City Making Grant

2011 MN State Artist Initiative Grant

2009 Jerome Fellowship in Fine Art


2017-18 Shandaken Paint School Residency, NYC
2009 NES Artist in Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland


The New Orleans Museum of Art The Art Institute of Chicago
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
The Joyner/Guiffrida Private Collection
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN

Art Gallery Palm Beach FL
Art Gallery Palm Beach FL

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