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* born in the Bronx, NY, raised in Atlanta, GA, lives and works in Jersey City, NJ

EDUCATION
Bucknell University | B.S.B.A Business Administration
Savannah College of Art & Design | B.F.A Photography

EXHIBITIONS
2018 brown, carmine, and blue., SiTE:LAB Public Space 415, Grand Rapids, MI
2018 Ain't I, AS220 Resident Gallery, Providence, RI
2018 Ain't I, Spiral Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI
2017 Society of Spectacle, The Fed Galleries at KCAD, Grand Rapids, MI
2015 On Being Black, Arnika Dawkins Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2014 Rights of Passage, Whitespace, Atlanta, GA
2014 African American, Anacostia Arts Center, Washington, D.C.
2014 Logical Climax, Big Studio, Atlanta, GA
2014 Silver & Ink, Gallery See, Atlanta, GA
2014 Symbiosis, Graffiti Gallery, Chattanooga, TN
2013 SCAD Small Works, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA
2013 Silver & Ink, Dewberry Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2013 Forge: The Art of Storytelling, Fuse Arts Center, Atlanta, GA
2013 Skin, Darkroom Gallery, Essex, VT
2013 Identity, The Cube Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2010 Black Arts Showcase, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
2010 Facing Race Installation, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

FELLOWSHIP, GRANTS & AWARDS
2018 Artprize 10 Grand Prize Juried Award
2018 Artprize 10 Time-Based Category Award
2018 Artprize 10 Frey Foundation Seed Grant
2017 ArtPrize 9 Contemporary Black Art Award

LECTURES & PANEL DISCUSSIONS
2017 "Diversifying Spaces Part I: A Conversation on Race and Inclusion within Art Institutions" with Dr. David Pilgrim and Michigan activist and educator Dana Knight, KCAD of Ferris State University, Grand Rapids, MI

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2017 800: Cranes, Crowns and Scales, TILA Studios, Atlanta, GA
2015 A|No Issue 1 Launch Exhibit, Studio No. 7, Atlanta, GA
2014 Symbiosis, Graffiti Gallery, Chattanooga, TN
2013 Forge: The Art of Storytelling, Fuse Arts Center, Atlanta, GA
2013 Identity, The Cube Gallery, Atlanta, GA

COLLECTIONS
Edelman PR Firm Private Collection, Atlanta, GA
Chattanooga City Hall
Savannah College of Arts and Design

PRESS
Culture Hustlers Interview
PhotoShelter: Diving Deep Into brown, carmine, and blue. with Le’Andra LeSeur
WoodTV8: ArtPrize Shortlist piece about trauma,joy
WZZM13: ArtPrize finalist creates pieces exploring the oppression of black women
Cultured.GR: Le’Andra LeSeur to perform at Spiral with “Ain’t I” body of work
Cultured.GR: Black artists offer unflinchingly direct portrayal of racism for viewers at ArtPrize 9
WoodTV8: ArtPrize Shortlist artist addresses controversial shootings
MLive: ArtPrize With a Message: The political and activist entries of 2017
In the Moment: Timely Work Lands KCAD Community Members on ArtPrize Nine Jurors’ Shortlist
Detroit Free Press: Not to Miss Works at ArtPrize 9
GR Mag: The Fed Galleries Explore Artificial vs. Authentic Experiences in ArtPrize Nine Exhibition
ArtsATL: Strong and subtle, “On Being Black” is a must-see, at Arnika Dawkins Gallery
Burnaway: The Plurality of Blackness, at Arnika Dawkins
ArtSlant: On Being Black: Portraits, Identity, Surface