Upcoming exhibitions

2024    Transcending Time, The Arts Society, Nerja, ES (group)

Solo exhibitions

2023    Kairos, Samsen Atelier, Stockholm, SE
2023    A Home is a Portal, Östberga Kulturhus, Stockholm, SE
2023    A Home is a Portal, Körsbärsgården Konsthall, Burgsvik, SE

Group exhibitions

2023    Lugares (NY Latin American Art Triennial), PTM Contemporary, New York, NY
2023    HOY, National Museum of Somalia, Mogadishu, SO
2023    Konstfack Spring Exhibition, Stockholm, SE
2023    Experiments in Print, Candyland, Stockholm, SE
2021     New Latin Wave Festival, New York, NY (virtual)
2020    DULA: Tastes Like Home, TIER, Berlin, DE
2020    Art On Link, LinkNYC, New York, NY
2019     Hecho Con Galaxy, Samsung, New York, NY
2019     Cluster Illustration Fair, London, UK

Selected activations, grants & achievements

2023    Shortlisted, Ung Svensk Form 2024
2023    Grant, Riksförbundet Sveriges KonstföreningarThe National Association of Swedish Art Societies
2023    Grant, Konstfacks Foundation
2023    Grant, Beata Brummers Foundation
2023    Grant, Ulla Fröberg-Cramérs Foundation
2022    Jury, Young Guns 20, The One Club for Creativity
2020    Co-creator/presenter, Miraculous Futures, Fontys, Eindhoven, NL
2020    Artist Grant, Choose Democracy
2019     Co-creator/presenter, Miraculous Futures, Nederlands Film Festival, Utrecht, NL
2018     Illustrator in Residence, The Other Art Fair, Brooklyn, NY
2018     Fellow in Fiction, Lambda Literary Foundation
2017     Contributing Artist / Character Illustrator, Neurospeculative Afrofeminism, Sundance International Film Festival / SXSW / Tribeca Film Fest (Jury Honorable Mention) / Gray Area Art & Technology Festival / Primer Speculative Futures Conference / School of the Art Institute of Chicago / New Inc: Versions Festival / et al.


2023    Master of Fine Art / Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts & Design
2013     Bachelor of Arts / University of British Columbia 

Professional summary
2017—2023         Artist & Illustrator, Ludi Leiva (Global)
2015—2020        Freelance writer & editor (New York, NY & Los Angeles, CA)
2019—2020        Director of Content, Supermaker (Portland, OR)
2018—2019         Staff Writer, Refinery29 (New York, NY)
2018—2019         Deputy Editor & Creative Strategist, Everyday Feminism (Los Angeles, CA)
2017—2018          Associate Editor, Everyday Feminism (Los Angeles, CA)
2017—2017          Development Coordinator & Copywriter, The Current Museum of Art (New York, NY)
2013—2016         Nonprofit work, The David Suzuki Foundation, Out in Schools, et al. (Vancouver, Canada)


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