EDUCATION
BFA cum laude in Photography 2012
Minor degree in Art History
Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts
Nonprofit Emerging Leaders Certificate Program from The Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School 2013
 
EXPERIENCE 
Gallery Manager, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
February 2013 - Present
Co-Founder and Administrative Director, Collaborate Audio Lab, Newark NJ
November 2014 - Present
Judge & Administrator of the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
January 2016 & 2017, Hosted by Gallery Aferro
Curatorial Intern, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
May 2012 - February 2013
Electrician/Assistant Office Administrator,
Tripoint Electric, Parsippany, NJ
June 2008 - October 2014
 
RESIDENCY
Studio Residency, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ, August 2012 - Present
Resident/Co-Curator with Oculus Art Collaborative, September 2015 - Present
Resident Artist Talks, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ, 3rd Annual Gallery Aferro Holiday Party, December 15th, 2012
 
EXHIBITIONS
2017
Respond In Kind, 
Solo Exhibition curated by Evonne M. Davis, Gallery Aferro
Curator for Only Home, Solo Exhibition by Kevin Durkin, Gallery Aferro

2016
Moments Notice,
 Curated by Jo-El Lopez Group Exhibition for Newark Open Doors
Newark Open Doors Studio Crawl, Gallery Aferro
Curator for Everyone In Their Own Way, Group Exhibition at the Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway
Curator and Contributing Artist for O.O.O.A., Group Performance and Showcase Created by Oculus Art Collaborative, Performed at Gallery Aferro and Summit: The High Focus Institute
Art Block Open Studios, hosted by Newark Print Shop, Index Art Center, and Gallery Aferro

2015
Curator for Molting, Group Exhibition for Newark Open Doors, Gallery Aferro
Newark Open Doors Studio Crawl, Gallery Aferro
EXT+SOA, Group Exhibition with Oculus Art Collaborative, Index Art Center
Echo, Group Exhibition in Collaboration with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Gallery Aferro

2014
Newark Open Doors Studio Crawl, Gallery Aferro

2013
Contradiction, Evolution, Placebo, Solo Exhibition for Newark Open Doors
Co-curator for Dreams Before Sleeping, Group Exhibition for Newark Open Doors
Newark Open Doors Studio Crawl, Gallery Aferro
 
2012
Newark Open Doors Studio Crawl, Gallery Aferro
Heavy Petting, BFA Thesis, Mason Gross Gallery
 
2011
Mason Gross Annual
Mason Gross Open Studios
 
2010
Mason Gross Fall Video Retrospective
Mason Gross Open Studios
 
2008
Blackwell Street Art Competition
NJ Congressional Art Competition
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