2019— “Messages to go” Fourth Arts Block New York City, NY
2018— “Messages to go” curated by Anna Harsanyi, Cuchifritos, New York, NY
2015— “Vine pa’ echar candela”, curated by Johanna Fernandez and Yasmin Ramirez, as part of ¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx NY
2014—“Make Things (Happen)” curated by Deb Willis, Hank Willis Thomas and Christine Wong Yap at Nathan Cummings Foundation, NYU Tisch School of the Arts Department of Photography and Imaging Galleries, NY
2012— “Oceans/Golden Tear Drop (Thong Yod)” collaboration with Arin Rungjang, curated by CEC Artslink and The Point CDC, Bronx, NY
2011—“When the Bronx was burning, Casa Amadeo was holding it down”, collaboration with Action Club and Elizabeth Hamby, curated by Chad Stayrook for Shifting Communities series at Bronx River Art Center, NY
2011—“The S Files” Biennial, The Street Files, curated by Elvis Fuentes, Rocío Aranda-Alvarado, and Trinidad Fombella, El Museo del Barrio, NY
2011—“Barri-o-rama, EAsT Harlem Project” Curated by Christine Licata, Taller Boricua, NY
2013—18 “Boogie on the Boulevard” in collaboration with Elizabeth Hamby and community partners, Bronx NY
2012—“Mind the Gap/La Brecha”, in collaboration with Elizabeth Hamby and The Laundromat Project, Bronx NY
2012—”Street Cartographies”, Art in Odd Places, in collaboration with Elizabeth Hamby, curated by Edwin Ramoran, Christine Licata, Raquel De Anda, New York.
2012—”Boogie Down Rides Bicycling Project” in collaboration with Elizabeth Hamby, Bronx NY
2012—”Conversing Bricks Immigrant Monument” at Hostos Community College Memorial Plaza, Bronx NY
2015—”Bronx Calling: The Third AIM Biennial” co-curator with Laura Napier, The Bronx Projects, Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
2013— “Process and Progress: Brooke Singer, SLO Architecture, NYC Department of City Planning, 596 Acres, Bronx River Art Center’s Teen Project Studio”, at the Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY
2013—”Process and Progress “The Bronx River” in collaboration with Elizabeth Hamby, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY
2009—”Refashioning Moda (a tribute)”, curated by Sandra Skurvida, Bronx NY, and Apex Art
2019— “Telling Totes at the Essex Street Market”, essay, The City Amplified, Oral histories and radical archives, New York, NY
2015— “Different Strokes for Different Folks: Art and the market in the Bronx”, essay, Bronx Calling, The Third AIM Biennial catalog, Bronx, NY
2015— “Different Strokes for Different Folks, Art in the Bronx”, essay, Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, New York, NY
2013— “Sarah Sze”, interviewed by The Bronx Museum of the Arts Teen Council, video, Bronx, NY
201 3—”Latoya Ruby Frazier”, interviewed by The Bronx Museum of the Arts Teen Council, video, Bronx, NY
2012— “Funky Fresh”, Center For Urban Pedagogy and College Now, book, Bronx, NY
2011— “Share, Where? A look into Fair Share in NYC”, Center For Urban Pedagogy and College Now, book, Bronx, NY
2010— “Joe Conzo”, interviewed by The Bronx Museum of the Arts Teen Council, DVD, Bronx, NY
2010— “Who Benefits from Community Benefits Agreements at the Kingsbridge Armory”, poster, Center For Urban Pedagogy and College Now, Bronx, NY
2009— “I Have a Basement Apartment. Now what?” book, Center For Urban Pedagogy and College Now, Queens, NY
2009— “I Heart East New York”, Center For Urban Pedagogy and Brooklyn College Community Partnership, book and soundtrack, Brooklyn, NY
AWARDS / RESIDENCIES
2018— Honorary Padrino, Three Kings Day Parade, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY
2014— The Harbor Residency, Beta Local, San Juan, PR
2013— Shift Residency, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY
2013— Hunts Point Homes Residency, Pepatián, Bronx, NY
2013— Core 77 Award Educational Initiative, for collaboration with the Center for Urban Pedagogy, New York, NY
2012— One Big City, CEC Artslink, New York, NY
2012— Create Change Artist Residency, The Laundromat Project, NY
2012— Department of Cultural Affairs Greater New York Arts Development Fund, Bronx, NY
Coro Leadership New York Participant, New York, NY – 2020 - 21
The Leadership New York (LNY) program is a competitively selected, rigorous 175+ hour experiential leadership development program for mid-career and early executive professionals to develop the personal skills, civic knowledge and a multi-sector network to effectively lead change. Coro is NYC’s premier civic leadership training organization and a community of more than 2,500 alumni with a mission to develop NYC leaders so that all individuals, communities and institutions participate in creating an equitable, just and engaged society.
Director of Programs, The Laundromat Project, New York, NY – 2015 - 2021
Provide thought leadership to analyze, identify, and develop new and existing content areas for programming across generations and neighborhoods. Provide vision, strategy, and management towards maintaining existing and future programs. Manage staff, program consultants. Oversee development of programs and program materials; develop and monitor program budgets, evaluation, develop and maintain network of partners.
Curator of Education, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx NY – 2013 - 15
Developed the vision and philosophical framework for the education department of the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Managed and coordinated education programs for young and adult public. Supervised educators and the coordinator of education programs, oversaw budgets, reports and conducted research to innovate the museum’s educational programs.
Curator, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx NY – 2012 – 13
Conceptualized, organized and coordinated exhibitions, public programs, and educational workshops including managing budgets, producing reports and proposing future projects for funding.
Media Lab Manager and Educator, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY – 2007- 13
Taught in the Teen Council Program, building the technical and conceptual skills of New York City teenagers using Adobe Photoshop and Final Cut Pro. As a media lab manager, maintain a working and running computer lab for museum programs.
Adjunct Lecturer, Hostos Community College, CUNY, Bronx, NY – 2010 - 12
Taught in the College Now Program, building the technical and conceptual skills of New York City teenagers using Adobe Photoshop and Final Cut Pro.
Teaching Artist, Center for Urban Pedagogy, Brooklyn, NY – 2009 - 12
Taught research, interview and design skills to public high school students and investigated housing, environmental, health and social issues affecting neighborhoods in Queens, Brooklyn and The Bronx. As a result 5 magazines and posters were produced and distributed among advocacy organizations.
St. Joost School of Art & Design, Breda, The Netherlands – MFA, 2007
University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico – BA 2002
Hunter College C.U.N.Y., New York, USA , Exchange Student, 1998-99
San Juan Student Art League, San Juan, Puerto Rico – studio art courses, 1995-97