Born 1984 in Orangeburg, SC.  Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.


EDUCATION

2015     MFA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2010     Postbac, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2006     BA, Davidson College, Davidson, NC


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017     WAGE ON! Women, Art, and Money, curated by Helga Christoffersen, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY

              Is Art Work?, Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg, SC

              12x12, curated by Cora Fisher, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC (solo)

2016     Fresh, curated by Marshall N. Price, Artspace, Raleigh, NC

              Winter Show, curated by Edie Carpenter, GreenHill Gallery, Greensboro, NC

              Young Painters, curated by Gracie Mansion, Hiestand Galleries, Miami University, Oxford, OH

2015     Glossolalia, Allcott Gallery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (solo)

              The Land of No Things, curated by Chris Vitiello, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC

              Spectrum, Rubber Stamp Projects, Miami, FL

              Eureka, curated by Jina Valentine, Allcott Gallery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

              Macroscope, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

              N.E.W., curated by David Terry, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

              Fresh, curated by Cora Fisher, Artspace, Raleigh, NC

              Annual Exhibition, Durham Art Guild, NC; juror: Alice Gray Stites

              Darkroom + Foundry, curated by Allen Thomas Jr., Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

              NC Artists Exhibition, curated by Herb Jackson, Betty McCain Gallery, Raleigh, NC

2014     Pixel and Grain, curated by Jeff Whetstone, Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC

              Annual Exhibition, Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC; juror: Marshall Price

             40 Under 40, curated by Michael Fels, Alamance Arts Council, Graham, NC

2013     South Carolina Biennial, curated by Wim Roefs, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC

              Bridging Place, curated by Giada Pellicari, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Atelier Giudecca, Venice, Italy

              Artfields, Lake City Partnership Council, Lake City, SC

2012     Lusty Gallery, Orangeburg, SC

2010     Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Gallery, Boston, MA; jurors: Joao Ribas, Katherine Bradford, Jessica Dickinson

              Grossman Gallery, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2009     Inside Out, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2008     Recondite, Spark Gallery, Charleston, SC 

2007     North Charleston City Gallery, North Charleston, SC (solo)

2006     Dwell, Van Every/Smith Gallery, Davidson College, Davidson, NC (solo)


AWARDS, GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2017     Working Artist Grant

2016     William and Dorothy Yeck Award Finalist

2015     Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation Award

              VCUarts Fountainhead Fellowship Finalist

2014     UNC Teaching Fellow

2009     Museum School Grant


ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE

2015     AICAD Studio Practice Residency, Brooklyn, NY

              Byrdcliffe Art Colony, Woodstock, NY


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015     6th International Painting Annual, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2008     Smith, Nick. "Painting in 3-D: New Spark Studios Exhibit Goes Beyond Two Dimensions,” Charleston City Paper (December 10)


PUBLICATIONS

2014     “Bernice Sims,” Grace the Table: An Exploration of Food and Civil Rights in Southern Folk Art (Green Olive Media)


COLLECTIONS

Ingersoll Rand Corporation, NC

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