Born

Georgetown, South Carolina, January 21, 1984

 

Education

Masters of Fine Arts, University of North Carolina, 2017 Greensboro, NC 

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2006 Savannah, GA

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015 - 2016

Artspace "Lost and Found" Raleigh, NC

Winthrop University, “Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See” Rock Hill, SC 

New Gallery of Modern Art “Continuum / Day” Charlotte, NC

Central Piedmont College, "Continuum / Night" Charlotte, NC

Morton Fine Art, “Swim” Washington, DC

Myrtle Beach Art Museum,“Swim: An Artist Journey” Myrtle Beach, SC

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 - 2017

Weatherspoon Art Museum, “Untitled” Greensboro, NC

Mint Museum,"80x80" Charlotte, NC

McColl Center of Art and Innovation, "The World is a Mirror of My Freedom" Charlotte, NC

VAE Raleigh "Black on Black" Raleigh, NC

Scope Art Fair Miami, New Modern Art Galley, Miami, FL

 

2014 - 2015 Aqua Art Miami, Morton Fine Art, Miami, FL.

 

2012 - 2013

East Tennessee State University “28th Positive Negative National Juried Art Exhibition” Johnson City, TN

(SCAD) Savannah College of Art and Design, "Snapshots" Savannah, GA

Morton Fine Art, “A Collection of Landscapes and Memories” Washington, DC

The Bennington Art Center, "Artist for the New Century" Bennington, VT

 

2010 - 2011 The Morean Art Center, “Paint the Town” St. Petersburg, FL

 

2002 - 2009

Institute of Classical Architecture and Classical America, New York, NY

Scoop Studios Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC

Pei Lang Art Gallery, Savannah, GA

Lagerquist Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Lachance Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Georgetown Rice Museum, Georgetown, SC

 

Selected Publications / Reviews

2017 Triad City Beat (At MFA Thesis, Charles Williams Stands Out - May 10, 2017)

 

2015 - 2016

Arts Now NC

Charlotte Observer

Washington Post (No Day At The Beach - Oct 11, 2015)

ETV SC

Charlotte Observer

 

2011 - 2012

American Art Collector (Issue 83)

ETV/NPR radio

Professional Artist Magazine

Creative Quarterly (Issue 27)

Composite Arts Magazine

Empty Magazine (Issue 21)

Studio Visit Publication

The Artist’s Magazine

21 Emerging Under 31, Southwest Art Magazine

Bluecanvas Magazine (Issue 10)

Poets and Artist Magazine (Issue 4 & 29)

 

Grants / Awards

2013 - 2014

Riley Institute Diversity Leadership Award

Alumni Spotlight at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Savannah, GA

Griffith-Reyburn Artist of the Year Award; Coastal Community Foundation

Selected artist for 28th Positive Negative National Juried Art Exhibition at East Tennessee State University.

         Juror/curated by Michael Ray Charles from PBS Art21

 

2011 - 2012

Dave Bown Project (25 Selected International Artist) Chicago, IL 

         juried/curated by Karl Hecksher, Owner of K5 Editions, New York; 

         Andrea Karnes, Curator at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth; 

         and Mary Kate O’Hare, Curator of American Art at the Newark Museum

Creative Quarterly Publication (Fine Arts Professional Category)

Bluecanvas Publication 2nd place International Competition “Environments”

21 Emerging Under 31, Honorable Mention - Southwest Art Magazine

 

2001-2003 Best of Show, Georgetown County Rice Museum, SC

 

Residencies

2016 - 2017

Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA  

Gibbes Museum of Art (Selected Artist in Residence) Charleston, SC

SOMA, Mexico City, Mexico

2015 McColl Center of Art and Innovation, (Selected Artist in Residence) Charlotte, NC

2009 Hudson River Landscape Fellowship, "Grand Central Academy" Hunter NY

 

Lectures

2017 Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

2016 Central Piedmont College, Charlotte, NC

2015 McColl Center of Art and Innovation, Charlotte, NC

2014 Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

2013 Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Savannah, GA

 

Public Collections

Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC 

Myrtle Beach Museum, Myrtle Beach, SC

 

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