CV

Education

2018 Leith School of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Full time Painting Course, Full Time Drawing Course

2015 – 2017
Individually designed, private instruction through Leith School of Art. A customized long distance learning program between Edinburgh and my home in The Bahamas, specifically designed to teach the fundamentals of painting and to provide guidance on building an art school portfolio.

2014 Leith School of Art
Spirited Bodies: Life Drawing with Matt Storenstein
Human Traces: Colour and Landscapes with Jemma Derbyshire
Painting and Drawing with Val Mclean

1980 Sweet Briar College, Amherst, VA
BA (Hons) Cultural Anthropology and Sociology 

            

Art Projects

2004 - 2012: Co Founder/ Co Chair: The Grand Bahama Heritage Foundation
A Not for Profit organization exploring the island’s cultural history through community and personal art projects: 

2008-2009 Question of Faith: The Journey of Freetown
An historical perspective on the founding of the first freed slave settlement on the island of Grand Bahama based on research, documentation and a community fiber art project.

2012 - 2015 Beneath the Hat
An exploration of Bahamian culture through photographs and interviews of Bahamian women, through the metaphor of hats. 

 

In the Press

2018: The National Art Gallery of the Bahamas
“Yin” Calls Forth A New World Of Feminine Transformation: Conjuring Resistance, Hope And Peace.
Ilene Sova, Ada Slaight Chair of Contemporary Drawing and Painting,
Ontario College of Art and Design Work 

2018: The Freeport News: Highlighting The Plight Of Women At Art Exhibition,
Abria Cooper, November 8th, 2018

2015: Beneath The Hat, More Than An Exhibition
Jaimie Smith, Nassau Guardian
October 19, 2015

2015: What Lives Beneath The Hat
Alesha Cadet, Nassau Tribune
October 27, 2015

2014: The Bahamas Weekly, Arts and Culture
March 7th, 2014
Beneath the Hat Exhibition Opening at the Central Bank of the Bahamas

2009: History Through Fiber
Thea Rutherford, Nassau Guardian
September 26, 2009

2009: Behind The Scenes- The Historic Journey Of Freetown, Grand Bahama
The Bahamas Weekly
November 10, 2009

 

Select Group Exhibitions

2019: Five- Pelican Bay Hotel, Sheldon Saint Gallery, Mathew Wildgoose Gallery, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island

2019: Grand Bahama Pulse – Sheldon Saint Gallery – Freeport, Grand Bahama Island

2019: Charitable Arts Foundation: Fine Art Auction in support of Bahamian Artistic & Cultural Achievement

2018: YIN – Hillside House Gallery – Nassau, Bahamas

2018: Leith School of Art end of year exhibition

2016: Sweet Briar College Alumnae Club – Philadelphia, PA USA

2015: Finding Joy- The Grand Gallery, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island

2014: Transforming Spaces – Collins House, Nassau Bahamas

2014: Nocturnes – The Grand Gallery ,Freeport, Grand Bahama Island

2014: Charitable Arts Foundation Fine Art Auction in support of Bahamian Artistic & Cultural Achievement