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Born in Washington, DC

Lives and works in DC Metro area


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

AARP, Photo Editor

Washingtonian Magazine, Assistant Photo Editor

National Geographic, Digital,  Associate Photo Producer


GROUP EXHIBITS

2017  Inalienable Truths, Gallery 102 , Washington, DC

2016  Addis Foto Fest 2016, Sheraton Addis, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

2016  A Home Built From Memory, Gallery 102, Washington, DC

2014  Portrait of an Artist: Works by DDAY Collective, Pleasant Plains Workshop, Washington, DC

2013  Countenance, The Median, Washington, DC

2012  Supafrik Pop-Up Gallery, Gallery O, Washington, DC

2012  Art All Night (Kaffa Club), 401 9th Street NW, Washington, DC


PRINT/ONLINE PUBLICATIONS

2017  MFON: A Journal of Women Photographers of the African Diaspora

2017  Exploring Ethiopian Diaspora Through Collage Portraits, Format Magazine

2016  Reimagining A Family’s History Through Its Old Snapshots, The Week: Captured Blog

2016  Sally Hemings Dream Zine

2016  Electric Revival | Issue One: $laughter-House Citezin

2015  Nueva Luz Photographic Journal

2015  Rooted In Magazine

2011  Mambu Badu | Issue One: Memory


REVEIWS

2017  Meph: Women, Black and Tenacious: Here’s How a Magazine Is Born Mattlumine

2017  The Strength of the Women Photographers of the African Diaspora Arrives in Madrid Yorokobu

2017  For the First Time in 30 Years, A Book Celebrates Black Women Photographers Quartz Africa

2017  How A Book About Black Women Photographers Was Created, Funded and Published PDN Online

2017  First Look: This Book Celebrates Women Photographers from the African Diaspora okayafrica

2016  Weekly Roundup Dodge & Burn

2014  Black Photography Collective MAMBU BADU Mounts Its Ambitious First Exhibit Washington City Paper

2013  Countenance Pop-Up Art Show Celebrates the Power of the Portrait East City Art


LECTURES AND PANELS

2017  AIGA DCSalon: Selecting Photography With Diversity In Mind, AARP, Washington, DC

2014  If We Came From Nowhere Here, Why Can’t We Go Somewhere There? Curators Talk, Vivid Solutions Gallery, Washington, DC

2013  Black Girls Are From the Future x MAMBU BADU, Cause DC, Washington, DC


CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2014  Portrait of an Artist: Works by DDAY Collective, Pleasant Plains Workshop, Washington, DC

2014  If We Come From Nowhere Here, Why Can’t We Go Somewhere There?, Vivid Solutions Gallery, Washington, DC

2014  Compendium: Selected Works by David Ibata, The Median, Washington, DC


EDUCATION

2008  BFA Fine Art Photography, Corcoran College of Art & Design

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