Education

2013   University of Massachusetts, Amherst, BA, Political Science
2013   University of Massachusetts, Amherst, BA, Social Thought & Political Economy
2013   University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Certificate, Film Studies

Awards & Honors

2023   Opening Film, 50th Annual Athens International Film & Video Festival (Academy Award Qualifying, Canadian Screen Award Qualifying), Bull Rider
2023   Special Jury Mention, 50th Annual Athens International Film & Video Festival (Academy Award Qualifying, Canadian Screen Award Qualifying), Bull Rider
2023   Director’s Award, 42nd Annual Thomas Edison Film Festival (Canadian Screen Award Qualifying), Bull Rider
2023   Opening Film, 9th Annual Filmfort Festival, Bull Rider
2023   Selected to represent the 9th Annual Filmfort Festival in Filmmaker Magazine’s Filmfort Showcase, Bull Rider
2023   Selected to participate in the 14th Annual San Francisco Dance Film Festival's 'On the Road' program, screening to schools, nonprofits and small film festivals across the US, Bull Rider
2023   Selected to participate in the 18th Annual Durango Independent Film Festival's ‘Reel Learning Program’ which screened at public schools across the Four Corners region of the Southwest, Bull Rider
2022   1st Prize Best Experimental, 27th Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival (Academy Award, BAFTA and Canadian Screen Award Qualifying), It’s Coming It’s Real
2022  
Best Experimental, 15th Annual Arizona Underground Film Festival, It’s Coming It’s Real
2021   Best Experimental, 24th Annual Denver Underground Film Festival, It’s Coming It’s Real
2020   Director’s Award, 39th Annual Thomas Edison Film Festival (Canadian Screen Award Qualifying), Grace
2019   Special Jury Award, 17th Annual IFFBoston, Grace
2018   Vimeo Staff Pick, American Dream
2017   Special Jury Award, 28th Annual New Orleans Film Festival (Academy Award Qualifying), American Dream
2017   Selected to represent the 37th Annual Cambridge Film Festival (BAFTA Qualifying) in an in-studio interview with the BBC, American Dream

Solo Exhibitions

2023   Negations, Wow Atelier, Salt Lake City, UT

Group Exhibitions & Non-Festival Screenings

2023   Rocky Mountain Triennial, Museum of Art Fort Collins, CO
2023   Untitled, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, St. Louis, MO
2023   Short Cinema Assaults, Studio DB, Berlin, Germany
2023   Remembering Ulysses Davis, Telfair Museum, Savannah, GA
2023   Alfred Lambourne Arts Program, Sorenson Center, Salt Lake City, UT
2023   Momentum, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

Film Festival Screenings

2024   20th Annual Cinedans International Film Festival, Bull Rider
2023   32nd Annual Cinequest Film & VR Festival (Academy Award Qualifying), Bull Rider
2023   37th Annual Leeds International Film Festival (Academy Award & BAFTA Qualifying), Bull Rider
2023
  17th Annual Flatpack Festival (BAFTA Qualifying), Bull Rider
2023
  26th Annual Brooklyn Film Festival (Canadian Screen Award Qualifying), Bull Rider
2023
  50th Annual Athens International Film & Video Festival (Academy Award Qualifying, Canadian Screen Award Qualifying), Bull Rider
2023
  42nd Annual Thomas Edison Film Festival (Canadian Screen Award Qualifying), Bull Rider
2023
  29th Annual Cucalorus Film Festival, Bull Rider
2023
  21st Annual Tallgrass Film Festival, Bull Rider
2023
  14th Annual San Francisco Dance Film Festival, Bull Rider
2023
  18th Annual Durango Independent Film Festival, Bull Rider
2023
  9th Annual Filmfort Festival, Bull Rider
2023
  10th Annual FilmQuest Festival, Bull Rider
2023
  12th Annual Richmond International Film Festival, Bull Rider
2023
  16th Annual Arizona Underground Film Festival, Bull Rider
2022
  17th Annual Lone Star Film Festival, Bull Rider
2022
  15th Annual SENE Film Festival, Bull Rider
2022
  8th Annual Montana Film Festival, Bull Rider
2022
  27th Annual Slamdance Film Festival (Academy Award, BAFTA and Canadian 2022 Screen Award Qualifying), It’s Coming It’s Real
2022
  27th Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival (Academy Award, BAFTA and Canadian Screen Award Qualifying), It’s Coming It’s Real
2022
  29th Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival, It’s Coming It’s Real
2022
  20th Annual Independent Film Festival Boston (IFF Boston), It’s Coming It’s Real
2022
  18th Annual Another Hole in the Head Festival, It’s Coming It’s Real
2022
  15th Annual Arizona Underground Film Festival, It’s Coming It’s Real
2022
  10th Annual International Video Poetry Festival, It’s Coming It’s Real
2022
  9th Annual FilmQuest Festival, It’s Coming It’s Real
2022
  6th Annual Bucharest Short Film Festival, It’s Coming It’s Real
2021
  24th Annual Denver Underground Film Festival, It’s Coming It’s Real
2021
  21st Annual Melbourne Underground Film Festival, It’s Coming It’s Real
2021
  6th Annual Esto Es Para Esto Exhibidora de Cine, It’s Coming It’s Real
2020
  7th Annual Manchester Film Festival (BIFTA Qualifying), Extinction Rebellion NYC
2020
  5th Annual Artist's Forum Festival of the Moving Image, Extinction Rebellion NYC
2020
  10th Annual Richmond International Film Festival, Extinction Rebellion NYC
2020
  2nd Annual United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Film Festival, Extinction Rebellion NYC
2020   10th Annual Richmond International Film Festival, Grace
2020
  39th Annual Thomas Edison Film Festival (Canadian Screen Award Qualifying), Grace
2020   10th Annual Norwich Film Festival (BAFTA Qualifying, BIFA Qualifying), Grace
2020
  7th Annual Manchester Film Festival (BIFA Qualifying), Grace
2020
  25th Annual Cucalorus Film Festival, The Vision of Ulysses Davis
2019
  50th Annual Nashville Film Festival (Academy Award Qualifying), Grace
2019
  17th Annual Independent Film Festival Boston (IFF Boston), Grace
2019
  46th Annual Athens International Film + Video Festival (Academy Award Qualifying), Grace
2019
  19th Annual deadCenter Film Festival (Academy Award Qualifying), Grace
2019
  15th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival (Academy Award Qualifying), Grace
2019
  39th Annual Cambridge Film Festival (BAFTA Qualifying), Grace
2019
  31st Annual Cinéfest Sudbury (Canadian Screen Award Qualifying), Grace
2019
  17th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival, Grace
2019
  29th Annual FilmBath Festival, Grace
2019
  16th Annual Rome International Film Festival, Grace
2019
  67th Annual Columbus International Film & Animation Festival, Grace
2019
  28th Annual Woods Hole Film Festival, Grace
2019
  14th Annual Macon Film Festival, Grace
2019
  13th Annual Buffalo International Film Festival, Grace
2019
  14th Annual Orlando Film Festival, Grace
2019
  9th Annual Twin Cities Film Festival, Grace
2019
  28th Annual St. Louis International Film Festival (Academy Award Qualifying), The Vision of Ulysses Davis
2019
  17th Annual Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival (Academy Award Qualifying), The Vision of Ulysses Davis
2019
  22nd Annual SCAD Savannah Film Festival, The Vision of Ulysses Davis
2019
  15th Annual Newburyport Documentary Film Festival, The Vision of Ulysses Davis
2019
  16th Annual Rome International Film Festival, The Vision of Ulysses Davis
2019
  14th Annual Macon Film Festival, The Vision of Ulysses Davis
2018
  46th Annual Athens International Film + Video Festival (Academy Award Qualifying, Canadian Screen Award Qualifying), American Dream
2018
  18th Annual deadCenter Film Festival (Academy Award Qualifying), American Dream
2018
  37th Annual Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival, American Dream
2018
  10th Annual Marfa Film Festival, American Dream
2018
  8th Annual Lower East Side Film Festival, American Dream
2017
  37th Annual Cambridge Film Festival (BAFTA Qualifying), American Dream
2017
  28th Annual New Orleans Film Festival (Academy Award Qualifying), American Dream

Lectures & Artist Talks

2016   School of Visual Arts (Cinematography Seminar), Managing the Camera Department
2019
  Vassar College, The Films of Steven Gray: Political-Aesthetics

Collections

Beach Institute African-American Cultural Center, Savannah, GA

Press 

15 Bytes Art Magazine Review of Negations