ARTIST IN RESIDENCE/VISITING ARTIST

2009    The Obama Effect: Re-Constructing Racial Consciousness (OBAMART), Studio 137 Gallery, Golden Belt Arts,    

            Durham, NC



SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011    FibeRoids, Art on Armitage Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009    Colored Line of Defense, (The Obama Effect: Re-Constructing Racial Consciousness (OBAMART), Studio 137

            Gallery, Golden Belt Arts, Durham, NC

2009    The Obama Effect: Re-Constructing Racial Consciousness, Studio 137 Gallery, Golden Belt Arts, Durham, NC

2008    Preoccupied with “Why”: A Thirty-Something Wonders, Walker Fine Art Gallery, Patrick Henry Community College,

            Martinsville, VA (“Virginia Visionaries Program”, funded by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National

            Endowment for the Arts)

2007    Journeys into Cathartic Abstraction, Bondurant Center/Radford University Art Museum, Radford, VA

2005    Manna from the Marquee: Spiritual Guidance from the Side of the Road, Gates of Eden Messianic Resource Center &

            Art Gallery, East Peoria, IL

2000    Woman’s Work, Armory Art Gallery, Blacksburg, VA

2000    Hard to Ingest, Media Room, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL



2 PERSON OR SMALL GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009    The Object: Found, Multiplied, Manipulated, Ridderhof Martin Gallery, University of Mary Washington, Fredricksburg,

            VA

2009    Fight or Flight, Ye Old Heart of Gold Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009    Art & Soul: Kindred Words, Sounds & Images, Montgomery County Museum & Lewis Miller Regional Art Center,

            Christiansburg, VA

2008    New Media/Mixed Media: A Virginia Tech Art Faculty Exhibition, Terrace Gallery, Capital One Corporation, Richmond,

            VA Headquarters

2008    TXT/ART-Text and Art, Omaha Lit Fest, Omaha, NE

2005    Black History Month Show, featuring work Yonsenia White & Cody F. Miller, Gates of Eden Messianic Resource        

            Center and Art Gallery, East Peoria, IL

2003    Black Faculty Presence in the Arts: Recent Work by Yonsenia White and Robert Henry Graham, Armory Art Gallery,    

            Blacksburg, VA



JURIED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2008    Self Evident: Contemporary American Self-Portraiture, Claypool-Young Art Gallery, Morehead State University,

            Morehead, KY

2007    Art Movements: Past & Present, Gallery RFD, Swainsboro, GA

2007    7th Annual Juried Exhibition, Olin Gallery, Roanoke College, Salem, VA

2006    Members & Friends Show, ALL Gallery(Arts Literature Laboratory), New Haven, CT

2005    Stereotypes & Catharsis, Pearl Conrad Gallery, The Ohio State University-Mansfield, Mansfield, OH

2005    Race (Enter Personal Politics), Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Inc., Athens, GA

2005    Girardot National Juried Exhibition, Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Arts Council & Lorimer Gallery, Cape

            Girardeau, MO

2005    Unzipped: The Erotic Show, The Chait Galleries Downtown, Iowa City, IA

2005    Women, Words and Images, Smithtown Township Arts Council, Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY

2005    Erotic Art Show, Market Street Gallery & MesART.Com, San Francisco, CA

2005    Women Shine Through, Art Harvest & WEAVE, Sacramento, CA

2004    As I Am, 3rd Annual Women’s Art Show, Jaffe Arts Center, Norfolk, VA

2004    7th Annual XXX Adults Only Invitational, Eleven East Ashland, Phoenix, AZ

2004    Crossing the Line: Wearables to Unwearables, Ben Shahn Gallery, William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ

2003    New River Art ’03, Radford University Art Museum, Radford, VA

2003    Women, Trauma & Visual Expression Exhibition, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

2003    Lynchburg Juried Photography Exhibit, Lynchburg Fine Arts Center, Lynchburg, VA

2003    Savvy: Media Influence in Contemporary Society, St. Louis Artists’ Guild, St. Louis, MO

2003    Found Object Exhibit, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA

2003    Fire & Ice International Juried Exhibition, Fulton Street Gallery, Troy, NY

2001    Virginia Tech Faculty Show, Armory Art Gallery, Blacksburg, VA

1999    Juried Exhibition, The Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, VA

1998    Postcards from the Edge, Visual AIDS Project, New York City, NY



PERFORMANCES AS FEATURED ARTIST

2009    Wrestling With No Response, (The Obama Effect: Re-Constructing Racial Consciousness (OBAMART), Studio 137

            Gallery, Golden Belt Arts, Durham, NC

2009    An Evening of Performance Poetry with Spectral Arts featuring Yonsenia White, XYZ Gallery, Blacksburg, VA

2009    Smoke & Mirrors, Opening Reception for Art & Soul: Kindred Words, Sounds & Images, Montgomery County

            Museum, & Lewis Miller Regional Art Center, Christiansburg, VA

2005    Scream, Closing Day Events for Race (Enter Personal Politics) Exhibition, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Inc.,

            Athens, GA

2004    Dodging Bullets, Goo Art Performance Collective, Haymarket Theatre Basement Stage, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg,VA

2004    Focus on God,  “Café Bizosso”: sponsored by Alternate R.O.O.T.S. of Atlanta, GA and Goo Art Performance/Theatre

            Collectives, Performing Arts Building, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

2002    White Girls Have All the Luck, From Margin to Center Stage: Silhouette & Virginia Tech’s Women Studies Program

            Benefit Showcase, Blacksburg, VA



PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

2009    Perspective Gallery, Squires Student Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA



HONORS & AWARDS

1999    Science and Technology Award

            Juried Exhibition, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, VA



GALLERY MEMBERSHIPS

2006-2007     ALL Gallery, (Arts + Literature Laboratory), New Haven, CT



LECTURES AS VISITING ARTIST

2008    “Preoccupied & Painting About It”, Preoccupied with ‘Why’: A Thirty-Something Wonders, Walker Fine Art Gallery,

             Patrick Henry Community College, Martinsville, VA

2008    “Censorship in Socio-Political Art”, Claypool-Young Art Gallery & Cultural Studies Program, Morehead State

             University, Morehead, KY

2005    “Race and Personal Politics”, Race (Enter Personal Politics) Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Inc., Chase Street

             Warehouse (Unit 4) Gallery, Athens, GA

2005     “Roadside Religion”, Manna from the Marquee: Spiritual Guidance from the Side of the Road, Gates of Eden

             Messianic Resource Center and Art Gallery, East Peoria, IL



BIBLIOGRAPHY – EXHIBITION REVIEWS, CATALOGUES and ARTICLES as a PROFESSIONAL ARTIST

Kittredge, Kevin. “Off the canvas,” (Arts & Culture section), The Roanoke Times, June 7, 2009, p. 1 & 4

            (online version: http://www.roanoke.com/wb/xp-207350).


Key, Lindsey. “It’s the message, not the medium,”  (New River Valley Current), The Roanoke Times, Thursday, August 30,

            2007, p. 1 & 4. (online version: www.roanoke.com/news/nrv/wb/xp-129971).


Whitmire, Lou. “Exhibit confronts past sins of prejudice, stereotypes”, Mansfield New Journal, Tuesday, October 4, 2005,

            p. 3A.


Phillips, Julie. “Color Culture: ATHICA Enters the ‘Race’ ”, Athens Banner-Herald, September 7, 2005,

            www.onlineathens.com.


Panetta, Gary. “Virginia Woman’s Work Focuses on Roadside Religion,” The Journal Star, June 12, 2005, p. C3.


Drinkard, Nisha. “Crossing the Line: Wearable to Unwearable.” Surface Design Journal, Vol. 29, No. 3 (Spring 2005):

            pp. 30-33.


O’Neal, Jim. “Nude Models Spice Iowa City Art Show”, “The Gazette”, Iowa Today,” April 15, 2005, pp.1B & 6B.


Van Winkle, Alissa. “Reflecting the Bare Essentials”, The Daily Iowan, April 14, 2005, p. 4C.


Perrin, Marlene J. “I.C. Erotic Art Show to Bare All This Week”, “The Gazette“, Iowa Today, April 10, 2005, p.15.


Harrison, Helen A. “The Rewards of a Story Well Told,” The New York Times Long Island Edition, April 3, 2005, p.12.


Creamer, Anita. “Reclaiming One’s Self Through Art”, The Sacramento Bee, February 11, 2005, pp. E1 & E5.


Nilsen, Richard. “Studio Celebrates ‘Turning Legal’ with ‘Adults Only’ Exhibit of Works”, The Arizona Republic, April 8, 2004,

            p. 37.


Bermudez, Julian. “Eye on Art: Trash Transforms Into Treasured Art in Long Beach Arts Exhibit”, Grunion Gazette, June 12,

            2003, p.12B.


Gottlieb, Shirle. “Art for Thought: Found Object Show at Long Beach Arts Reflects the Times with Its More Serious Tone”,

            Press-Telegram, May 30, 2003, p. 36.


Conwill, Kinshasha Holman. “Juror’s Statement: Commentary on ‘Hard to Ingest’ ”, Peninsula Fine Arts Center Juried

            Exhibition Catalogue (August 28-November 7, 1999) p. 2.



EDUCATION

1997-1999      MFA, Visual Art, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University,

New Brunswick, NJ  (Magna Cum Laude)

1996-1997      BFA, Studio Art, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

1992-1996      BA, Studio Art, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA