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Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY



AWARDS, GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS AND RESIDENCIES:

2016     Artist-in-Residence, Mana Residencies 2016-17, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
2016     Open Sessions 2016-17, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
2015     Artist-in-Residence, AIRspace 2015-16, Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY
2015     New York Foundation for the Arts, NYFA Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts, NY
2014     Franklin Furnace Fund 2014-15, Franklin Furnace, Brooklyn, NY
2014     Artist-in-Residence, Process Space, Governors Island, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
2014     Artist-in-Residence, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
2013     The Rema Hort Mann Foundation Visual Arts Grant,  New York, NY
2013     Associate Artist with Coco Fusco, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL
2013     The Art Law Program,  New York, NY
2013     Blade of Grass Fellow 2012-13, Blade of Grass, New York, NY 
2012     Visiting Scholar 2011-2012, NYU Steinhardt School,  New York, NY
2012     Artist-in-Residence, Workspace 2011-2012, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
2011     SOMA Summer Residency, SOMA Mexico City, D.F.
2011     Hot Picks, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
2009     Swing Space Residency, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY

2009     Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2008     AIM 28, Artist in the Marketplace, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY



SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2012     Bushwick Basel, NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY
2010     Get Lost! (NYC), Abrons Art Center, New York, NY
2007     Collecting the Sun, The Icehouse, Phoenix, AZ

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2017     Marginalia, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
2016     AIRspace 2015 - 2016 Exhibition, Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY
2016     Of the people, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
2016     Doppelnamer, Spring/Break Art Show, New York, NY
2015     The Evening Star, Peekskill Project 6, Peekskill, NY
2015     In Search of One City: Sensing (In)equality, Old Stone House, Brooklyn, NY
2015     Hunters, Gatherers, Clickers,  The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
2015     Respond, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
2014     Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond, Brooklyn Museum, NY
2014     Quality of Life, BOSI Contemporary, New York, NY
2014     Ten, Cindy Rucker Gallery, New York, NY
2013     5x5 Castelló 13 International Contemporary Art Prize, ESPAI D'art Contemporani de Castelló, Spain
2013     Empire, FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NY
2013     Shadow Puppets: Traces of New Documentary Practices, Welch School Gallery, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
2012     Public Trust, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY
2012     ...Is This Free?, NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY
2012     March 2012, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
2012     Systemic RiskNURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY
2011     P
arts And LaborAbrons Arts Center, New York, NY
2011     A
rt in Odd Places: Ritual, 14th Street, New York, NY
2011     3
0: A Brooklyn Salon, BRIC Rotunda GalleryBrooklyn, NY
2011     The (S) Files Bienal 2011, El Museo Del Barrio, New York, NY
2011     Sorta Rican, Taller Boricua, New York, NY
2011     Loss Generation, Seton Gallery at University of New Haven, New Haven CT
2010     Harvest Moon, Peripher Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland

2010     Past Place, Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS Canada
2010     I'm Caught Up..., Bronx Art Space, Bronx, NY
2010     Hope-A-Holic, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY
2010     Rompe Puesto, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY
2009     Conflux City 2009, New York, NY
2009     The New Easy, Artnews Projects, Berlin Germany
2009     (re)terrain, vertexList, Brooklyn, NY
2009     Poverty, Hans-Sachs-Haus, Stuttgart, Germany
2008     The New Easy, Agentur, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2008     A Wrinkle in Time, BRIC Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2008     How Soon is Now?, AIM 28, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
2008     The World is a Handkerchief, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, Long Island City, NY
2008     The Audacity of Desperation, PS122, New York, NY
2007     The Uncanny Valley, Chandler Gallery, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York at New Paltz, NY
2007     College Art Association New York Area MFA Exhibition, Hunter College / Times Square Gallery, New York, NY
2006     Process of Elimination, MFA Thesis Exhibition, 
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York at New Paltz, NY
2006     Peekskill Project 2006, Peekskill, NY
2006     Smoke and Mirrors: Photography and Performance, Siegfried Gallery, Ohio University, School of Art, Athens, OH
2005     Artistic Fragments 2005, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY



ARTIST TALKS, PANELS:

2017     Artist, Artist Talk. Bruce High Quality Foundation, Brooklyn, NY
2016     Panelist, Art and Propaganda. Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
2016     Artist, Guest Artist, To Whom Will Art Belong?. MoMA Agora Program, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2016     Panelist, What Now? 2016, On Future Identities, Technology and the Self. New School University, New York, NY
2016     Artist, Artist Talk. Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY
2014     Artist, Artist Talk. State University of New York at New Paltz, NY
2013     Panelist, Traces of New Documentary Practices. Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
2013     Artist, Artist Talk. Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
2010     Artist, Artist Talk. NSCAD University, Halifax, NS, Canada
2008     Artist, Artist Talk. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, WI

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Harmon, Katharine. You Are Here NYC: Mapping The Soul of the City. New York, Princeton Architectural Press. 2016
Colucci, Emily. "People Have The Power: "Of the people" At Smack Mellon", ArtFCity.com, July 6, 2016 
Kleeman, Sophie. "Here's What Happens to Your Life When You Have a Famous Internet Doppelgänger", Mic.com, December 19, 2014
Steinhauer, Jillian. "Crossing Brooklyn, Without Leaving the Safe Parts", Hyperallergic.com , December 19, 2014
Johnson, Ken. "The Artist Next Door, 'Crossing Brooklyn' Local Talent at Brooklyn Museum", The New York Times. October 2, 2014
Kim, Eunah. "Google; Creators", Magazine B, Issue No. 28. August 2014:96 
Veronica. "Bushwick's Special", Harpers Bazaar Art HK. December 2013
Hurst, Howard, "Art Is Free ...Sometimes, Hyperallergic.com, September 4, 2012
Guzman, Alissa. "Bushwick Basel, a Very Small Art Fair", Hyperallergic.com, June, 4, 2012
Cotter, Holland. "Artists Whose Vitality Flows From the Streets", The New York Times. June 16, 2011
Sanneh, Kelefa. "Two Bejars", The New Yorker Magazine. March 21, 2011: 21-22
Fressola, Michael J.. "Hope-a-Holic", Staten Island Advance. May 2, 2010
Slome, Manon, Simon, Joshua. The Aesthetics of Terror. Italy, Charta, 2009
Archey, Karen. "The New Easy" Map Magazine. Issue 19 / Autumn 2009
Lopez, Erin-Riley. "How Soon Is Now?" AIM 28 (exhibition catalogue), 2008
Wood, Alison. "The Uncanny Valley", Roll Magazine, August, 2007: 46 Genocchio, Benjamin. "Down by the River", The New York Times, September 30, 2006
Byrd, Jeffery. "Smoke and Mirrors" Photography and Performance, Catalouge, 2006: 8



EDUCATION:

2007     MFA, State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY (Sculpture)
1999     BFA, Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL