2003 American University, MFA
2001 The University of Tennessee, BFA
1999-2000 Scuola Lorenzo de’Medici (Drake University) Florence
1998 Skidmore College, New York , Summer term
1997 School of Art Institute Chicago , Summer term

Solo and Two Person Shows
Forthcoming 2013 Dem' Golden Slippers, Cuchifritos Gallery, NY, NY
2012 Meet Me in the Bottoms, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center_Project Space, San Antonio,TX
2012 Without Laughter, Fabbrica, Gambettola, Italy
2012 Tossin’ the Rag, The Bindery Projects, St. Paul, MN
2012 The First Book of Africa,l’Associazione le arti Tessili Maniago(PN)
2012 I’m Gone (performance), SRISA Project Space, Florence
2012 Rag Poppin’(two person Solo with Filmmaker Kevin Jerome Everson) , Hiram Van Gordon Gallery/TSU New Media Space, Nashville,TN
2011 The Pits, University of Tennessee Downtown Gallery, Knoxville, TN
2011 I Take My Time(performance), Grassy, Madrid
2011 The Jesse Tree(performance), Santa Reparata Contemporary Art Gallery; Florence
2010 Swingin’;They Won’t Find Us Here, Minneapolis, MN
2010 Jacobs Ladder and other Aspirations; Sign Salon, Minneapolis, MN
2009 Southern Trees; Santa Reparata Contemporary Art Gallery; Florence
2009 Martirio; Brooklyn Public Library/ Business Library; Brooklyn,NY
2008 I got somethin’ for your…; number_5 GmbH; Zurich, Switzerland
2008 Maybe it Runs in the Family; Buffalo Arts Studio; Buffalo, NY
2008 Signpost; SACI Gallery; Florence
2007 La Ruota degli Innocenti (Sponsored by the Fulbright Commission); Ospedale degli Innocenti, Florence
2006 Tree (with Amber Scoon; Castello del Pieve del Vescovo, Corciano (PG)

Group Shows
Forthcoming 2013 Through the Lens of the Blues Aesthetic, curated by Kevin Jerome Everson, The Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, NY
Forthcoming 2013 Correspondencia II, Palazzo Lucarini, Trevi(PG), Italy
2012 Transition, curated by Yvette Naylor, Jamie Liles, and Alison Morley, ICP Education Gallery, NY, NY
2012 Tossin’ the Rag, Art in Odd Places, NY, NY, Curated by Edwin Ramoran
2012 USUK Olympics Exhibition, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY
2012 Global Positioning System (So You Say You Want a Revolution) curated by Keren Moscovitch, SVA Westside Gallery, NY, NY
2012 African American Artists from the Permanent Collection, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
2011 Revolution/Evolution, Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, NY
2011 Correspondencia, Vecchio Municipio, San donato Val di Comino Curated by Bruno Corà
2011 Green, Textile Museum, Washington D.C.
2010 Exquisite Corpse, Soundfjord Gallery, London
2011 TPS Report, SpaceCamp Microgallery, Indianapolis
2010 DIY( Do It Yourself), Dash Gallery co-curated by Derrik Adams and Wardell Milan III , NY, NY
2010 There is no Looking Glass Here, Deutsche Bank 60 Wall Gallery/MOCADA curated by Kim Gant, NY NY
2010 Past residents at CAC; CAC Woodside, Troy NY
2010 Dialogo a Tres,Studio Clara Carvajal, Madrid
2010 Laguna Prize; Arsenale, Venice
2010 Videoholica;Visualcontainer tv, Milan, Italy
2009 Videoholica Festival; In Difference Festival; Vip Art Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
2009 Vuelta al Cole, La Nave/Galeria Altamira, Gijon, Spain
2009 Funktified, Staller Center for the Arts, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
2009 Elsewhere: I am here; MAS Gallery, Odzaci, Serbia
2009 Tools for Revolution; Rotte Metropolitane; Villa Romana, Florence
2009 All Art Now International Video Festival; British Council, Damascus, Syria
2008 Liquid Cities; Micro Museum; Brooklyn, NY
2008 Revolutionary Sound; Fortezza da Basso, Florence
2008 Gen X: Postboomers and the New South; Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
2008 Valcellina Prize; Museo del Tessile, Pordenone
2008 Arnaldo Pomodoro Prize; Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milan
2007 Drift; Rush Arts Gallery New York, NY
2006 Frame International Video Festival; Rivoli Teatro, Porto, Portugal
2006 Bridging Cultures Through Art; Marrakech, Morocco
2006 Langston Hughes African American Film Festival; Seattle, WA
2006 Legion (NY,NY); NADA Art Fair, Miami, FL

2012 Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Grant
2012 Open Studio Fellowship; Franconia Sculpture Park
2012 Artist in residence; Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN
2011 Artist in Residence, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY
2011 Artist in Residence, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
2010 CAC Troy Residence, Troy, NY
2009 Taller de Jannis Kounellis, Fundacion Marcelino Botin, Santander, Spain
2008 Winner of Revolutionary Sound, Sound Art Competition; Radio Papesse(section of Palazzo delle Papesse)
2008 Jerome Fellowship; Franconia Sculpture Park
2008 Finalist Arnaldo Pomodoro Prize
2007 USUK Cast Iron Symposium; Salem Art Works Salem, NY
2006 Sculpture and Installation Residence; School of Visual Arts Ny,NY

Articles and publications
2012 Cross-Cultural References Converge in the Pits, Higher Ground by Sarah Collins Haywood?
2012 Last Night's Opening: Rag Poppin' at TSU's Hiram Van Gordon Memorial Gallery, Nashville Scene by Laura Hutson ?
2009 Justin Randolph Thompson Shrines and Found History; Sculpture Magazine International by critic Elaine A. King; May 2009 Vol.28 No.4 pg. 42-47
2007 A Trickling Renewal published in Artseen Journal Fall

2012 Hampshire College
2012 Tennesee State University
2011 Univeristy of Tennesee
2010 Premio Valcellina; Maniago
2008 Santa Reparata, Florence
2008 Franconia: 3D Symposium On the Road ; St. Croix Falls
2008 Constructed Community: An Ex-Patriot in Italy : New Critical Perspectives on African-American Art; The Driskell Center, College Park, MD
2008 From the Monument to the Ritual; Multicultural Center, Williams College

Mobile Museum of Art; Mobile, AL
Brooklyn Public Library/ Business Library; Brooklyn, NY
Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, MN
Albornoz Palace Hotel; Spoleto
Salem Art Works Sculpture Park; Salem, NY
Premio Valcellina Collection, Maniago
Collezione Civica di Fiber Art di Chieri, Chieri(TO)