Education

2022

OCAD University

Master of Fine Arts - Interdisciplinary Art, Media & Design

2016

Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Film, Video & Integrated Media

2012

The College of The Bahamas

Associate of Arts - Fine Art

 

Museum Collections

Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago, IL

Museum of The Fine Arts Boston - Boston, MA

Museum of The Fine Arts - St. Petersburg, FL

Harper House - Detroit, MI

Weisman Art Museum - Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis Institute of Art - Minneapolis, MN

Solo Exhibitions

2022

Gio Swaby: Fresh Up - Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg | Tampa, FL

2021

Both Sides of The Sun - Claire Oliver Gallery | New York, NY

 

2018

Rooted: An Exploration of Blackness and Womanhood - The Current | Nassau, The Bahamas

 

2017

We All Know Each Other - Unitt/Pitt Projects | Vancouver, BC

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022

EXPO Chicago - Navy Pier | Chicago, IL

2021

Untitled Art Fair - Miami Beach | Miami Beach, FL

Fabric of A Nation - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston | Boston, MA

1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair - Somerset House | London, UK

 

2020

Four Now - Claire Oliver Gallery | New York, NY

1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair - Hosted by Christie’s | Online

Net Worth – UNITED CONTEMPORARY | Toronto, ON

 

2019

Transforming Spaces – The D’Auguilar Art Foundation | Nassau, The Bahamas

 

2018

Die Textile: Stoffsuche - Kunsthaus Alte Mühle | Schmallenberg, Germany

35th Annual Art Competition - Central Bank of The Bahamas | Nassau, The Bahamas

Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series (Vancouver Finals) - Gallery Jones | Vancouver, BC

Going Out Clothes - Cheeky Proletariat | Vancouver, BC

 

2017

Übersee: Cuba and The Bahamas - Halle 14 | Leipzip, Germany 

2016

National Exhibition 8 – National Art Gallery of The Bahamas | Nassau, The Bahamas
The Show: Graduate Exhibition - Emily Carr University of Art & Design | Vancouver, BC

 

2015

Nassau Calling – HilgerBROTKunsthalle | Vienna, Austria

Black Girl in Unnatural Habitat - Abraham Rogatnick Gallery | Vancouver, BC

32nd Annual Art Competition - Central Bank of The Bahamas | Nassau, The Bahamas

Map of the New Art - Giorgio Cini Foundation | Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice

 

2014

National Exhibition 7 – National Art Gallery of The Bahamas | Nassau, The Bahamas

 

2013

Intersect: Junior Residency Artists' Exhibition -  Popopstudios ICVA | Nassau, The Bahamas

Celebrating 40 Years of Bahamian Independence - Bahamian Embassy | Beijing, China

SINGLESEX - National Art Gallery of The Bahamas | Nassau, The Bahamas

Awards and Distinctions

2022

Canada Council for the Arts - Explore and Create: Concept to Realization Grant

 

2021

Canada Council for the Arts - Arts Abroad: Travel Grant

Ontario Graduate Scholarship

 

2020

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council - Canada Graduate Scholarship

BC Arts Council - Scholarship

OCAD University - Dean’s Scholarship

Charitable Arts Foundation - Tuition Grant

BC Arts Council - Project Assistance for Visual Artists

 

2016

Emily Carr University - President’s Media Award for Best Art Installation

 

2015

Emily Carr University of Art & Design - Scholarship

 

2013

Ministry of Education of The Bahamas - Tuition Grant

Popopstudios International Center for the Visual Arts - Junior Artist Residency Prize