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2002 New World School of the Arts/ University of Florida –BFA (Honors) 

2004 New World School of the Arts/ University of Florida –B.F.A. in Graphic Design 

Commissions / Public / Private

2016     Awakening the Senses, Paris Perfume (Pour Un Homme Caron) Mia 

2016     Mural, Diamond Mind Academy, Miami

2014     The Philosopher’s Stone, Miami Beach Botanical Garden, Miami

2009     Mural: Miami Union Academy, Miami FL.

2007     Mural-South Side Elementary School, Miami FL 

2005     Billboard-Center of Information and Orientation, Inc. Miami, FL 

2004     Poster-Miami international Film Festival


2019     Artist in ResidenceTaller Cultural “Luis Diaz Oduardo, Sandiago de Cuba

2017     Artist in Residence Casa del Caribe, Sandiago de Cuba

2006     Artist in Residence FOSAJ, Jacmel, Haiti 

2004     Artist in Residence Miami Children's Museum, Miami FL

2003     Artist in Residence, Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, FL

2001     Edna Manley College of the Visual & Performing Arts, Jamaica, WI

Solo Exhibition

2014     The Universe Within, Museum of Art & Design/MDC 

2013     Les Jacmeliens Trois, Haitian Heritage Museum, Miami           

2013     Something Left Behind, Farside Gallery, Miami

2011     Studio 18 in the Pines, Pembroke Pines

2010     New World symphony, Miami Beach

2009     Deepen/Deeper: Carol Jazzar Gallery, Miami

2008     The Melanin Project, Miami Dade County Public Library

2007     Melanin, Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami

1997     Soul Searching, Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami

Group Exhibitions

2019     Inter/Sectionally, Diaspora Art From the Creole City, Harvey B. Gantt Center,  Charlotte, NC

2020     Roots of the Spirit, Art Serve, Fort Lauderdale, FL

2019     Inflatables, The Frank C. Ortis, Pembroke Pines, FL

2019     Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

2019     Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom, HAVANA, CUBA

2019     inter/sectionality, Corcoran School of Arts and Design, Washington DC

2019     ‘New Mythologies’, David Castillo Gallery, Miami Beach, FL

2019     Reconstructing Identity’, MoCAAD show, Miami, FL

2019     AFRO-FUTURE: Miami Design Destric Paradize Plaza, Miami FL 

2019     Inner Resolve: Broward College, Pembroke Pine, FL 

2018     Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom, NYU, NY

2018     The Philosopher’s Stone, Miami FL

2017     Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom, Miami

2017     The Gallery at South Point, Miami Beach

2016     Superfine Art Fair, Miami

2015     Prizm Art Fair, Miami

2014     Prizm Art Fair, Miami

2014     Perez Art Museum Miami Staff Exhibition

2013     Aesthetics & Values, Florida International University

2012     Art Basel, Art Africa Miami

2012     Art Basel, Global Caribbean IV, French West Indies & Guiana, Focus on the Contemporary Expression, Miami 

2012     Miami Art Museum Staff exhibition, Miami FL

2011     South Florida Consortium Award Exhibition, Art & Culture Center Hollywood, FL

2009     Time & Temp, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL

2008     Scope Art Fair, Carol Jazzar Gallery, Miami, FL

2008     The Armory Show, Carol Jazzar Gallery, NY

2007     All-Media Jury Biennial, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL

2006     South Florida Consortium Award, F.A.U, Boca, FL, 

2005     Art Miami, Diaspora Vibe Gallery  

2004     Art Basel, Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, FL

2003     Art Miami, Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami FL

2002     Art Basel, Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, FL

2001    “Africando” Art and Cultural Festival, Miami FL

2000    "Rude Awakening," Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Manhattan, NY

International Group Exhibitions

2017     Festival del Fuego, Cuba, WI

2017     Sculpture Freedom, Jamaica, WI

2006     "Melanin", Jacmel, Haiti

2006     "Inside Out", Puerto Rico

2004     "Parallel Horizon," Diaspora Vibe Gallery Aruba, WI

2003     Culture Exchange, Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Grenada, WI

2002.    Caribbean Art Exchange, “Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Grenada, WI

Reviewed Exhibitions

2019     Local Forces, Miami Herald, by Jane Wooldridge, 

2009     The Melanin Project, Newtimes, 

2007     Cultural Quarterly, Stephanie Krulik  

2007     “An Exploration of Our Outer Shells,” The SunPost, by Rayme    Samuels

2007     “Darkness Calls, Miami New times, by Raina Macleod

2007     Miami Dade College Magazine, Beautiful mind, 

2006     Miami Herald, Critic’s Pick. By Elisa Turner

2006     Cultural News, Greater Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 

2006     The Palm Beach Times

2006     Martin Arts News

2006.    Sugarcane Magazine, “Interview” on line magazine.

2006     New Times, Broward-Palm beach, FL

2006     Broward County Cultural Division F. Lauderdale, FL

2006     Cultural Quarterly, Broward County Library, Fort. LDL., FL

2004     91.3 WLRN with Ed Bell, tropical Currents Arts Show 

2016     Happi Magazine, SuperFine, CARON Paris Join Art Week

2016     MIAMI HERALD, SuperFine 

2004     WLRN TV Show Case, Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, FL         

2004     College Forum Miami International Film Festival's Poster Artist

2003     Miami Herald "Art Beat"

2003     Miami Beach “Black History Month City Link, Candice Russell

2002     WLRN TV Showcase, Miami, FL

2002     Sun-Sentinel, Dwayne Campbell

2001     WLRN TV Showcase, Miami FL

2001     Miami Herald, "Art Beat"

2001     NBC Morning Show, Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, FL

2000     Miami Herald, Elisa Turner

1998     Miami New Times, Nina Korman

1998     Miami Herald, Feature Story DVG

Award / Fellowships        

2019     ARTIST ACCESS GRANT Grant Award, Miami 


2017    (DVCAI) Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator Residency Grant Award, Miami 

2016     Artinthesky Public Art Project, Community Grant Award

2014     Artinthesky Public Art Project, Community Grant Award

2013     Artinthesky Public Art Project, Community Grant Award

2011     South Florida Consortium Award 

2006    South Florida Consortium Award 

Private Collection

The Rubell’s Family Collections, The Mosquera Collection, Carlos & Nick Sanchoo Collection, Mereille Chancy Gonzalez, Francie Bishop Good, Andrea Thompson, Raimundo Travieso, Eve Collon & Melissa Monbez,  Christina Valez, Rosie Gordon-Wallace, Barbara Grants, Lorna Owens, Leonie Hermantine, Manolo Diaz, Edward Moffly,

2010 - present

2010 - present