A Survey of Race, Identity, Gender and Power

in the United States Virgin Islands

December 4-6, 2016

St. Croix, US Virgin Islands

Annual residency, 2011–present

Verbier Sculpture Park Recidency

March 2017

Art100 New York



 Private salon with a retrospective showing

of the works of Barbara Nessim

May, 2016

New York

Chakaia Booker, Lucien Clergue, Willie Cole, Robert Lach, Mehdi-Georges Lahlou, So Yoon Lym, Ben Jones, Merton Simpson, Charlee Swanson, Adejoke Tugbiyele, Margaret Rose Vendryes and Adrienne Wheeler

Co-curated with 
Jeanne Brasile, Director of the Walsh Gallery

Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University

Newark, NJ

October 2015


October, 2015

Merton D. Simpson Gallery, New York

 A Solo Exhibition

by Mehdi-Georges Lahlou

February, 2015

Merton D. Simpson Gallery 
New York


Art Then and NOW:

Looking Through the Lens of

Three Leading African-American Artists

Panel discussion between Adger Cowans,

George Nelson Preston and Melvin Van Peebels

Moderated by Tiana Webb Evans and

hip hop pioneer/visual artist Fab 5 Freddy

March, 2014

New York, NY

 Group Exhibition featuring

Contemporary Art and Indigenous Traditional  Art

Featuring traditional art from Merton Simpson's collection and contemporary art by  Francis Acea, Liliya Lifanova, Noel Leon, Tyrone Mitchell, Aaron Philip and Jill Nathanson

May, 2014

New York, NY 

 Contextualizing Traditional and

Diasporan Art in the Global Art Market with Brendan Fernandes, Kim Gant and Tyrone Mitchell moderated by Bahiyah Robinson

Selected Projects

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