2014 Kasher/Potamkin Gallery, New York, NY, gallery artists group show
2014 Biggs Museum of Art, Dover, Delaware, Delaware Division of the Arts Grant Awards exhibit
2014 Lindsay Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, It’s Only Natural, two person show
2014 LA Art Show, with Breeze Block Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2013 Judy Saslow Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, solo exhibition
2013 Outsider Art Fair, Judy Saslow Gallery, New York City, New York
2011-2012 Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art special exhibition: New York City,
New York and Chicago, Illinois
2010-2011 American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland, What Makes Us Smile
2009-2010 Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, Mami Wata: Water Spirits of Africa and the Diaspora traveling exhibit. Venues include Smithsonian Museum, Washington, DC.
2008 Solo exhibition, Judy Saslow Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
2006 American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland, Home and Beast Show
2006 Museum of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco, California, group show
2006 Solo exhibition, Judy Saslow Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
2005 Cremation Urn Show, Barrister’s Gallery, New Orleans,LA
2004 Holy H2O, American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore,MD
2003 Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE
2003 Outsider Show, Puck Building, New York City, NY
2002 Musee d’Art Haitien, Contemporary Vodou Artists, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
2002 Museum of Craft and Folk Art, “Sirens and Snakes”, San Francisco, CA
2002 La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2001 American Cultural Center, Cotonou, Republic of Benin
2000 Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge,Ma.
2000 Halle St. Pierre, “Princess Layer Cakes’ Vodou Boudoir, Paris France
1999 Waterloo Museum of Art, Waterloo, Iowa, one person show
1999 Judy A Saslow Gallery, “Princess Layer Cakes’ Vodou Boudoir, Chicago,Il.
1998 Outsider Show, Baltimore, Md.
1998 Muse Image Gallery, Santa Fe, N.M.
1997 Vanderbilt University, Nashville,Tn., Personal Icons
1997 Outsider Show, New York City, N.Y.
1996 Sculpture,Objects and Functional Art (SOFA) Show, Chicago,Il.
1996 Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago,Il, outdoor installation
1996 Northern Indiana Arts Association, Munster,In
1996 EIO Gallery, Cleveland,Oh.
1996 Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago,Il
1996 Bachelier-Cardonsky Gallery, Kent,Ct.
1995 Funk Art Gallery, Houston,Tx.
1995 The Orange Show Foundation, Houston,Tx.
1994 Bridges and Bodell Gallery, New York City,N.Y.
1994 Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago,Il.
1994 Trinity Arts Group Gallery, Atlanta,Ga.
1994 Transmission Gallery,Glasgow,Scotland
1994 Art Show at the Dog Show, Wichita,Ks.
1994 SACI Gallery, Florence, Italy
1993 Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago,Il.
1992 Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville,Tn.
1992 Galeria Mesa, Mesa,Az.
1992 Beret International Gallery, Chicago, Il.
1991 Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, Il.
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND TELEVISION
2013 New York Times, October 24, Home section. “Duet for Violin and Voodoo”, first page story, 9 color photos
2007 Author of “Spirits in Sequins: The Sequined Flags of Haiti” for Schiffer Publishing
2004 Bomb Magazine, Dec.Issue,article on Haitian Sequined Flags
2003 Wilmington News Journal,Oct. 1, set design for Aida article
2001 Benin National Television,interview
1997 Art Cars, Ineri Foundation Book, 4 color plates
1997 The Nashville Banner Newspaper, Nashville,Tn., 2 color plates,page 1 Feb.27
1996 The Chicago Educator, Chicago,Il. Nov.4 issue
1996 United Airlines Sky Magazine, International Flights
1996 The Chicago Tribune Newspaper, Sept. 13, review
1996 Wild Chicago TV segment, Chicago,Il. January 21
1995 NBC Television, The Today Show, October 20
1995 WFLD News, Chicago,Il., Sept.30
1995 WLS News, Chicago,Il., Sept.30
1995 Car and Driver Magazine, August issue
1995 Raw Vision Magazine, summer issue
1995 Chicago Magazine, August issue
1994 The Chicago Reader, December 23 issue
1994 hyphen magazine
1994 Catalogue from Sarratt Gallery show, Vanderbilt University, color plate
1984 Fiberarts Magazine, July/August issue, 2 color plates
1984 Fiberarts Design Book II , color plate
SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2013 Guest Lecture, “Vodou Flags”, Wheaton Arts and Culture Center, Millville, NJ
2013 Workshop Guest Artist, “Memory Jars”, American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
2012 10ftx10ft Beaded Donor Wall, World Café Live at the Queen, Wilmington, DE
2012 Workshop Guest Artist, “Beads: Gluing stuff to other stuff”, American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
2011 Workshop Guest Artist, American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
2010 Workshop Guest Artist, Art Creation Foundation for Children, Jacmel, Haiti
2009 Guest Lecturer, Bead Society of New Jersey
2005 Workshop Guest Artist, American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
2004 Guest Lecture, Towson University, Towson,MD
2003 Set Design for Opera Delaware, Aida
2003 Artist Lecture, Delaware College of Art and Design, Wilmington, DE
2002 Lectures and Workshops, Various Schools in Republic of Benin, West Africa
2002 Workshop, American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
2001 Artist in Residence, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GE
2000 Guest Lecture, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
1999 Artist Lecture, Amherst College, Amherst, Ma.
1998 Artist Lecture, School of the Art Institute, Chicago,Il.
1997 Artist in Residence, Atrium School, Watertown,Ma. School Bus Project
1996 Artist in Residence, Chicago Public Schools, The Bus Stop Project
1996 Curator and Organizer of the 1st
1995 Curator of SOFA Show special exhibit, Chicago,Il.
1995 Curator and Organizer of the 1st Chicago,Il.
1994 Lecturer, University of Wisconsin, Madison,Wi.
1994 Lecturer, Academia Bella Artes, Florence,Itlay
1993 Lecturer, Studio Arts Center International, Florence,Italy
1993 Liason/Artist for the South Side Arts Partnership, Chicago,Il.
1991 Photographic assignment for the New York Post, Feb.13
1989 Lecturer, University of Chicago Laboratory School, Chicago,Il.
1989 Artist in Residence, Wm.H Ray Elementary School, Chicago,Il.
1988 Artist in Residence, University of Chicago Laboratory School, Chicago,Il.
1982 Co-curated gallery show, Linda Sage Gallery, Chicago,Il.
1982 Authored article for Come For To Sing Magazine, Volume 8
2014-present Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Palm Desert, Ca.
2014-present Kasher/Potamkin Gallery, New York, NY
2013-present Red Truck Gallery, New Orleans, La.
1999-present Judy A Saslow Gallery, Chicago, Il.
1996-1999 Joy Moos Gallery, Miami,Fl.
1993-1996 Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago,Il.
1993-1995 Artemisia Gallery, Chicago,Il.
GRANTS AND AWARDS
2014 Delaware Division of the Arts Established Artist Grant
2000 Chicago Artist’s International Program, Travel Grant to Republic of Benin
1997 1st Prize Art Car, Houston Tx.
1996 Very Special Arts of Illinois, grant for Bus Stop Project
1995 City of Chicago Community Arts Assistance Program grant Art Car Parade, Indianapolis,In.
Art Car and Anything That Rolls Parade,
1995 The Orange Show Foundation, Houston,Tx., grant
1993 City of Chicago Community Arts Assistance Program grant
Martin Guitar Museum, Nazareth, Pennsylvania
American Visionary Art Museum
Robin Williams, Los Angeles, California
Mr. Imagination, Chicago,Illinois
Bob Dylan, Los Angeles,California
Waterloo Museum of Art, Waterloo, Iowa
U.S Ambassador Bridgewater,Republic of Benin, West Africa