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Collective Member/Teaching Assistant11/2017 - Present Yeyo Arts Collective 2907 South Jefferson Ave, St. Louis, MO 63118 Arranged pop-up shops and vending booths for gallery and artist(s) during art shop events at venues and community organization events Performed general office duties such as typing, operating of office machines, and sorting data File correspondence and added new material to file records and created new records as necessary Instructed arts classes for youth within the Mosiah Community Center Art classes and other community provided art programs at community gallery or other communal spaces Managed frontline operations during community gallery opening hours Market and advertise events and space for exhibitions and community events within space Artist in Residence​ ​​ 06/2018 – 08/2020 Artscope (South City Open Studios and Gallery) 4255 Arsenal St., St. Louis, MO Instructed youth ages 5-12 on art and art history subjects, various visual art categories and artist individuals Facilitated summer camp days, school days-off, birthday parties, festivals, workshops and off-site events in visual art, art activities and workshops for both children and adults Educated and encouraged students and fellow community participants to learn and discuss about art, art history and artists themed works during Camp Create and Skillshare workshops Performed general office duties such as typing, operating of office machines, and sorting data Artist in Residence​ ​​ 06/2015 – 08/2016 Youth and Family Center 818 Cass Ave, St. Louis, MO Instructed youth ages 5-14 on art and art history subjects and artist individuals Facilitated classroom in arts and activities coinciding with summer camp themed weeks Created and designed layout for art gallery and studio exhibitions and shows hosted for events Encouraged students to learn and discuss about art and artists works during art themed field trips Performed general office duties such as typing, operating of office machines, and sorting data Personal Assistant​ ​​ 07/2014 – 01/2015 The Ink Gallery 2903 South Jefferson Ave, St. Louis, MO 63118 Booked walk-in clients appointments and checked and responded to company emails Performed general office duties such as typing, operating of office machines, and sorting data Added new material to file records and created new records as necessary Arrange the tattoo station of the artist(s) whom have appointments that day Created and designed stencils and blueprint for art work to curate in shop Managed frontline operations including operating register, cleaning, and closing the shop Personal Assistant, Teaching Assistant ​ ​​ 01/2014 - 06/2014 Yeyo Arts Collective 2907 South Jefferson Ave, St. Louis, MO 63118 Arranged pop-up shops and vending booths for gallery and artist(s) during art shop events at venues and community organization events Performed general office duties such as typing, operating of office machines, and sorting data File correspondence and added new material to file records and created new records as necessary Instructed arts classes for youth girls in the Girls Create program at community gallery Managed frontline operations during community gallery opening hours Created and designed web page for advertisement and informational purposes about the company and its resource Intern​ ​​ 05/2009-06/2012 Yari Yari Literary Group St. Louis Metropolitan Area Assistance with publishing and editing writings, working with younger members of the African Heritage Youth Group with writing, lead discussions Lead arts and crafts sessions with youth that coincided with discussions and African history topics including co-hosting an internet radio show, WRBG with Brothas Keepa from Memphis, TN Leading interviews with new members of African descent literary group Learning about personal history, communicating with others, professional works, self-publishing & editing. Exhibitions Solo Exhibition, ‘Would You BeLIEve’ ​ ​​ 3/17/2013 Rance John Barbering Salon 2909 South Jefferson Ave, St. Louis, MO 63118 Lifelong Vision Art Contribution ‘Double Vision and EyeBall Pieces’​ ​​ 11/1/ 2014 EyeBall Gala, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center 975 North Warson Rd, St. Exhibition Artist ​ ​​ 11/2014 Saint Louis Art Coalition Fundraiser Downtown St. Louis, MO Live and Exhibition Artist, ‘Darren Jackson and Wildflowr EP Release Party’ ​ ​​ 10/2015 Koken Art Gallery Ohio Ave, St. Louis, MO Exhibition Artist, Rosie Brown and Lily Black (women of color group show) ​ ​​ 2/16/2016 The Ink Gallery 2903 South Jefferson Ave, St. Louis, MO 63118 Solo Exhibition, ‘STARS & BLVDS’​ 5/2017 RKDE/2720Cherokee 2720 Cherokee Ave, St. Louis, MO ‘Black and White’ Group Show​ 6/24/2017 Koken Art Gallery Ohio Ave, St. Louis, MO Solo Exhibition, ‘STARS & BLVDS’ ​ ​​ 09/08-12/31/2017 Yeyo Arts Collective 2907 South Jefferson Ave, St. Louis, MO 63118 Group Exhibition, ‘The Art of Birthing’​ ​​ 10/2017 Art Space 3116 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA Contributing Mural Artist, ‘Year of the Woman’ ​ ​​ 12/2017-2/2018 RKDE/2720Cherokee 2720 Cherokee Ave, St. Louis, MO Group Exhibition, ‘Naughti Gras’​ ​​ 2/22-2/23/2019 Koken Art Factory Ohio Ave, St. Louis, MO Live Paint Art Fundraiser Event, Artscope’s ‘Wall Ball’​ ​​ 3/9/2019 Third Degree Glass Factory 5200 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO Live Paint Art Fundraiser Event, Artscope’s ‘Wall Ball’​ ​​ 3/7/2020 Third Degree Glass Factory 5200 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO Additional Skills Temporary tattoos, such as henna Sculpting (recycled goods and wood) Visual Art (drawing, painting and photography) Claywork (such as throwing, using clay wheel, clay making, glossing paint and drying)