TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Associate Professor in Graphic Design
AICAD Fellowship
Maryland Institute of Art
2019-2020

Pre-Press and Risograph Printing Workshop
Rhode Island School of Design
Spring 2019

History of Graphic Design—Teaching Assistant
Rhode Island School of Design
Fall 2018

Artistic Practice in Public Space—Teaching Assistant
Rhode Island School of Design
Rome, Italy
Summer 2018

Design Fundamentals
Chicago Portfolio School
2012-2017




EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, RI
2017 - 2019


Werkplaats Typografie—ISIA Summer School
Urbino, Italy
Summer 2018


Bachelors of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
2003 - 2007






AWARDS

2019 AICAD Post Graduate Teaching Fellowship, MICA
2019 GD USA Designers to Watch
2019 Hispanic Scholarship Foundation
2018 AIGA Worldstudio Coyne Family Foundation Award 
2018 Henry Wolf Scholarship




SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Parsons CD Symposium: Authenticity
Parsons School of Design, The New School
May 2019

Thesis Position Presentation
Rhode Island School of Design
October 2018

Graduate Student Orientation
Rhode Island School of Design
September 2018

Design for Good: Exploring Diversity
AIGA Chicago
November 2016

Designing Diversity: Insights for Building More Inclusive Teams
AIGA Chicago
July 2017

Design For Good: Celebrating Creativity in the Black Community
AIGA Chicago
February 2017

Introduction to the Design Community
AIGA Chicago
October 2016

What Makes a Great Creative Director?
SheSays Chicago
March 2016




EXHIBITIONS

On The Edge of Normal, MFA Biennial
Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, RI
April 2019

Graphic Design Triennial
Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, RI
October 2018

Souvenirs From The Futures Exhibition
Global Futures Lab
Rome, Italy
March 2018




PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Prophet, 3st Design, Greater Good Studio, gravitytank, Leo Burnett, Geometry Global, closerlook





COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Student Leader
Graduate Student Alliance
Rhode Island School of Design
2017 - 2018

Graduate Student Representative
Vice President of Social Equity and Inclusion Search Committee
Rhode Island School of Design
2017 - 2018

Diversity and Inclusion Co-Lead
AIGA Chicago
Chicago, IL
2016