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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018    Possessions, Peachcan Gallery, St. Croix, VI

2017    Chaney: Stories from Migrant Fragments (with Gitte Westergaard), Christiansted National Historic Site, St. Croix, VI

2017    Ledgers from a Lost Kingdom, Udstillingsstedet Meter, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011     The Great House (with Monica Marin), Estate Whim Museum, St. Croix, VI

2009    Hideaway, Maufe & Salt Gallery, St. Croix, VI

2005    Entre Mi Casa Y Tu Casa, Walsh Metal Works, St. Croix, VI

2005    Home Theater, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, La Habana, Cuba (catalog)

2002    Blackboard Productions, Walsh Metal Works, St. Croix, VI

2001     Postcard Series: Returned to Sender, Walsh Metal Works, St. Croix, VI

2000    Breathe, Taller Larjas, St. Croix, VI

1999     Visions of Hope for a New Millennium, Fort Frederick Museum, St. Croix, VI

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017    Universal Belonging, Prizm Art Fair, Miami, Curated by Mikhaile Solomon

2017    Behind Colonial Mirrors, Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark, Curated by Mirja Thaulow

2017    Colonial Stories: Power and Representation, Gammel Holtegård, Rudersdal, Denmark, Curated by Marie Oxholm Zigler & Maria Gadegaard

2017    My Islands Do Not Make a Nation, Casa De Las Americas, La Habana, Cuba, Curated by Priscilla Hintz Rivera & David Knight, Jr.

2017    Blind Spots: Images of the Danish West Indies, Royal Danish Library,  Copenhagen, Curated by Mette Kia Krabbe, Sarah Giersing & Mathias Danbolt

2017    100 Years of… A Centennial Transfer Reflection Exhibition, Bajo del Sol Gallery, St. John, VI, Curated by Priscilla Hintz Rivera & David Knight, Jr.

2017    Invisible Heritage: Transfer 2017, Caribbean Museum Center fo the Arts, Curated by Monica Marin

2017    Unravelings, Udstillingsstedet Meter, Copenhagen, Denmark, Curated by Rie Rasmussen & Louise Lassen

2017    New Blood, Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts, St. Croix, Curated by Lucien Downes

2017    The Danish Connection, Top Hat Gallery, St. Croix, VI

2016    Take Five Performance Art Festival, St. Croix, VI, Curated by Monica Marin & Carla Acevedo Yates

2016    Where is Here, Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA, Curated by Jacqueline Francis & Kathy Zarur

2016    Invisible Heritage: Memory, Identity & Our Town, Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts, St. Croix, VI, Curated by Monica Marin

2016    An Ocean of Dignified Dust, Yacht Haven Grande, St. Thomas, VI, Curated by Priscilla Hintz-Rivera & David Knight Jr.

2016    Anatomy of an Heirloom, Top Hat Gallery, St. Croix

2015    Woman to Woman, Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts, St. Croix. Curated by Carmen Mojica (catalog)

2015    Architecture and Landscape, National Park Service Steeple Building, St. Croix. Curated by Dr. Opal Palmer Adisa

2014    Caribbean Colors: Seeing Red, Yacht Haven Grande, St. Thomas, VI, Curated by Priscilla Hintz-Rivera

2012   Caribbean: Crossroads of the World, Museo del Barrio, NY, Curated by Elvis Fuentes

2011    New Media at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival, Medulla Gallery, Trinidad, WI, Curated by Holly Bynoe

2011    What’s On Your Mind: Narratives of a Counterfeit Persona, World Bank, Washington, DC, Curated by Edgar Endress

2011    Wrestling With The Image, Arts of the Americas Museum, Washington, DC. Curated by Chris Cozier & Tatiana Flores

2010   Paradise Lost, Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts, St. Croix. Curated by Monica Marin

2010   Proximities, Alice Yard, Trinidad, Curated by Christopher Cozier

2009  Estado de Excepción, Galería La Habana, La Habana, Cuba. Curated by Tania Bruguera. Special Project for the 10th Biennale of La Habana.

2009  Facing Locality, Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts, St. Croix, VI. Curated by Luis Camnizter.

2008  Overdragelse (Transfer), Overgaden Institute for Contemporary Art,Copenhagen, Denmark. Curated by Jacob Fabricius & La Vaughn Belle.

2006  Tumbando Caña/ Raising Cane, Curated by Gerville Larsen & Brenda Torres, Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts, St. Croix, VI (catalog)

2006  Ghosts & Machines, Rush Arts Gallery, NY, NY. Curated by Jaret Vadera, (catalog)

2006  Access/Denied, Little Carib Theater, Trinidad, WI (catalog)

2006  Looking the Other Way, Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts, St. Croix, VI.Curated by La Vaughn Belle. (catalog)

2005  Ruta, La Habana Vieja, Cuba. Curated by la Cátedra de Arte Conducta.(catalog)

2004  Artivism, Correa Studio, St. Croix, VI, Curated by Elisa Blount-Moorehead.

2004  Centrífuga: Imagen en Movimiento, Centro de Desarrollo de Artes Visuales, La Habana, Cuba. Curated by la Cátedra de Arte Conducta. 

2004  9X9, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Baltimore, MD

2003  V Bienal del Caribe, Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, DR

2003  Maneras de Inventarse una Sonrisa, Centro de Desarrollo de Artes Visuales, La Habana, Cuba.  Special project for the 8th Biennale of

         Havana.  Curated byCaridad Blanco.

2003  Sin Titulo, Centro de Desarrollo de Artes Visuales, La Habana, Cuba.(catalog)

2003  Drawing & the Creative Mind, Walsh Metal Works, St. Croix, VI. Curated by Maude Pierre Charles.

2003  Performance in Reverse, Instituto Superior de Arte, La Habana, Cuba. Curated by Toni Labat & Tania Bruguera

2002  VIA Colectiva, Museo de las Americas, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Curated by José A. Pérez-Ruiz, Marimar Benítez & Andrés Marrero Martínez. 

2001   IV Bienal del Caribe, Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, DR

2001   Contemporary Caribbean Visions, Walsh Metal Works, St. Croix, VI. Curated by Michele Alfred & Gerard Alexis

2001   The Heart of Africa in the US Virgin Islands, Grand Galleria, St. Thomas, VI & Mattye Reed African Heritage Center, North Carolina. Curated

           by Shira Sofer & Vandorn Hinnant. (catalog)

2001   Between the Lines, Centro Cultural Cariforo, Santo Domingo, DR. Juried by Marianne de Tolentino. (catalog)

 

PUBLIC INTERVENTIONS

2018    I Am Queen Mary, a monumentual public art project in collaboration with Danish artist Jeannette Ehlers in front of the Danish West Indian warehouse in Denmark 

2005   Bonche, Transformation of the public bus in Havana (P4) into a space of revelry.

2003   Réquiem, Creation of funeral booklets for recently deceased persons in the national funeral home of Cuba, Calzada y K.  Invited by the

           DIP (Department of Public Interventions) for the 8th Biennale of Havana.

2003   Lighting, Collective intervention of sound works in Pabellon Cuba.  Invited by RAIN for the 8th Biennale of Havana.

2003   La Paladar, Collective intervention.  Simulation of Cuban restaurant in Old Havana.

 

RESIDENCIES & GRANTS

2017     Nordea Fonden Residency, Granted by Nordea Bank, Denmark

2017     Danish Arts Workshop, Granted by the Danish Ministry of Culture

2016     Danish Arts Workshop, Granted by the Danish Ministry of Culture

2014     UVI Cultural Award Grant, Granted by the University of the Virgin Islands

2012     Humanities Grant, Granted by the Virgin Islands Humanities Council

2012     UVI Cultural Award Grant, Granted by the University of the Virgin Islands

2010     Exhibition Grant, Granted by the Virgin Islands Council of the Arts

2008    DIVA Exchange Program, Danish Council of the Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark

2006    Big River 3, International Artist Workshop, Invited by CCA7, Trinidad, WI

2004    Exhibition Grant, Granted by the Virgin Islands Council of the Arts

2003    Creative Fellow, Granted by the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation in conjunction with  Brandywine Workshop Philadelphia, Penn.

2000    Exhibition Grant, Granted by the Virgin Islands Council of the Arts

COMMISSIONS

2017        Royal Copenhagen, The Årets Harald Prize

2017        Flensberg Maritime Museum 

COLLECTIONS

2017        Museum Vestsjælland, Denmark

2017        Danish National Museum of Photograph

EDUCATION

2002-05    Instituto Superior de Arte, La Habana, Cuba

                   M.F.A. Degree, Visual Arts

2002-04    Taller de Arte de Conducta, Performance Art Program

2000          School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

1996-99     Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY

                   M.A. Degree, Curriculum Design & Teaching: Secondary Education

1991-95      Columbia College, Columbia University, New York, NY

                  B.A. Degree, English/ Sociology

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

2000-01    University of the Virgin Islands, St. Croix, VI

2006-16    Instructor- taught Humanities Ouverture, survey course of artistic disciplines in the Caribbean: orality, verse, music, dance, visual arts, theatre & film.

2005         Survey In World Art, survey course in art history.

2011-16      Drawing I & Painting I, experimental and advanced techniques

2012-16     Public Art, course designed to make site-specific projects in the towns

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

LECTURES

  • “Alchemy of Creative Resistance”, Bridgewater State University, March 22, 2018  

  • Artist Talk, Charlottenberg Kunstahl, October 5, 2017

  • “I Am Queen Mary”, Artist Talk with La Vaughn Belle and Jeannette Ehlers, West Indian Warehouse, October 1, 2017

  • “Alternate Histories: Artist Talk with La Vaughn Belle and Tiphanie Yanique”, Danish Royal Library, June 1, 2017

  • “Seeing Sorry: Visuality and Reparative Discourse”, Danish Royal Library, June 1, 2017

  • “Uncertain Archives: Ledgers from a Lost Kingdom”, University of Copenhagen, March 12, 2017

  • “From Imagination to Freedom: Maroon Strategies in the Visual Arts”, SUCCEED (St. Croix Unified for Community, Culture, Environment and Economic Development) & VICCC (Virgin Islands Caribbean Cultural Center) panel discussion on the Maroons of St. Croix, St. Croix Campus of University of the Virgin Islands, September 26, 2014

  • “Losing Our Virginity: Contemporary Art of the Virgin Islands”, 1st Biannual Conference of Music and Art at the University of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas Campus of the University of the Virgin Islands, March 17, 2014

  • “Public Art of the Virgin Islands”, Art Thursday, Taller Larjas, St. Croix, VI, November 21, 2013