Who Am I?
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" I am a Rochester based visual artist and photographer who creates captivating portraits of unique and diverse people and captures their true essence. My style consists of vivid colors, Afrocentric shapes and vibes, as well bold lighting techniques. My goal is to create a new style of photography that promotes body positivity and self love."

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The Art Institute of Charleston, BFA, Photography 2018

Monroe Community College, Associates of Liberal Arts 2015

Art in Residence at Flower City Art Center


Oct-Dec 2017- McLeod Plantation

Sept 10th-24th 2018 - Gaillard Center

May 1st-30th 2019 - 540 West Main

Special Events

2016-17 - Charleston Fashion Week, Media Pit

2017 - National Pro-Start Invitational, Event/Red Carpet 

2017 - Community Even Honoring Holocaust Survivor, Joe Engel

2018 - Rochester Black Pride, photographer

2019 - Allendale Columbia TEDX Talk, Speaker

2019 - Artist Talk at FLCC Art Space, Speaker

2019 - Artists Talk, Artist Panel Speaker

2019 - Rochester Black Pride, photographer


December 2017 - Charleston Magazine

January 2018 - Charleston Magazine

Winter 2018 - House Calls

Winter/Spring 2018 - Holy Spirits by The Cocktail Bandits

November 2019 - African Booty Scratcha by Lester Mayers

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