CV

EDUCATION

-MA Visual Communication @ Royal College of Art, 2015-2017

-BA Design for Graphic Communication @ University of the Arts London (LCC), 2012-2015

-Foundation Diploma in Art & Design @ University of the Arts London (LCC), 2011-2012

 

 

ResidencIES

-Royal College of Art X Carneys Community, July-September 2018

-Lime wharf, October 2017

–British Council X CONNECT//ZA X Collab NOWNOW @ Fak’ugesi Festival Johannesburg, South Africa, September 2017

–Royal College of Art x Premium fantasy @ Doomed gallery, May-June 2016

 

Awards

Winner

2017 Quentin Blake Narrative Drawing Prize 

 

Commisions

British Council

Tate

Victoria & Albert Museum

Southbank centre

Barbican

The Princes Trust

CREATE

Royal College of Art

University of the Arts London

University of Central Lancashire

Autograph-ABP

ASOS

Wolverhampton art gallery

Graeæ Theatre

AFROPUNK

Making For Change

Paper Birds Theatre Company

Africa Writes

The Complete Works

Peckham Platform

The Yard theatre

The Impact hub

 

 

Workshops

- Olivia Twist @ Carneys Community X RCA, August 2018

Bike customisation

Come dine with me

An introduction tot Lino Printing

T-shirt printing

Participants aged 11 - 17

–V&A Friday late; THREADS @ Victoria and Albert museum, August 2018

Lineage; Collage making 

Participants aged 13 +

- Olivia Twist @ OPO Workshop, July 2018

The best artists aren’t dead, Drawing challenges

Participants aged 4 - 8

- Olivia Twist @ Blackhorse Workshop, January 2018

#GetIntoDigital with The Princes Trust & Create; An introduction to digital art

Participants aged 16 - 25

-The Missing Chapter Collective @ Tate Modern, November 2017

But we are still here; Zine making 

Participants aged 10+

-Olivia Twist @ Rosetta art centre, November 2017

Outchea, Story telling via Instagram

Participants aged 25 - 65

–V&A Friday late; QUIDS IN @ Victoria and Albert museum, March 2017

The counterfeit counter;  Imitation regalia making 

Participants aged 13 +

–V&A Friday late ; Gal-dem (expanded) @ Stratford arts centre, February 2017

The makers market  

Participants aged 16 + 

–V&A Friday late; Gal-dem @ Victoria and Albert museum, October 2016

Our naked truths; Life drawing 

Participants aged 18 - 30

–The Missing Chapter @ Peckham platform, October 2016

Strike a pose; Studio portraiture

Participants aged 8 - 13

–Black British Girlhood @ The impact hub, October 2016

Exploring artist legacies

Participants aged 18 - 24

–Black British Girlhood X Unmasked women @ CoolTan Arts, September 2016

Patchwork truths; Oral history 

Participants aged 40 + 

–Black British Girlhood @ Peckham platform, July 2016

Collaborative zine making 

Participants aged 13 - 16 

–SXWKS x ReachOut UK 2014

Spoken word

Participants aged 11 - 13

–SXWKS X ReachOut UK 2014

Creative writing

Participants aged 11 - 13

 

Talks

–Artist talk @ Chestnut Academy Sixthform, October 2018

–Artist talk; Cultural Network @ A New Direction, September 2018

–Confidence - Show Time @ Royal College of Art, June 2018

-Open Dialogues @ Central Saint Martins (UAL), March 2018

–Road Gals LDN @ Richmix Cultural Foundation, January 2017

–RS Haus - Girl; Race, Feminism and religion in art @ St. Anne's, January 2017

–Identity @ Barbican young visual arts group, July 2016

-Representation; RDP Symposium @ RCA, April 2016

–Artist talk; The Missing Chapter showcase @ Autograph-ABP, January 2016

–Artist talk; Diaspora Britain @ Millennium point, October 2015

 

EXHIBITIONS

-Don’t ask how we’re cousins @ Parkgate Road; Battersea, September 2018

-AFROPUNK;Resist @ 198 Contemporary Arts & Learning, August 2018

-Reconstructing Practice @ Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, USA, July 2018

-Goldfish Bowl @ Battersea Arts Centre, June 2018

-Yellow zine; Issue#2 Launch @ 198 Contemporary Arts & Learning, May 2018

-Normal to Dissent @ Lethaby Gallery, April 2018

-Basis Zine Launch @ Peckham Levels, April 2018

-Open Dialogues @ Central Saint Martins (UAL), March 2018

-Can't win_Don't Try X Defining Sessions @ The Old Blue Last, February 2018

–ColabNOWNOW X British Council @ Faku'gesi African Digital innovation Festival, Johannesburg, South Africa,  September 2017

–Whats next? @ Centre for Recent Drawing, September 2017

–5 to 12 by SXWKS @ The Freeword centre, September 2017

–RCA SHOW '17 @ Royal college of art, July 2017

–WE ARE HERE @ Alev lenz Studio, July 2017

–3:45 Herstory @ Wolverhampton art gallery, June 2017

–Draw @ Hockney Gallery, May 2017

–Afroportraitism @ Republic gallery, May 2017

–Seen and Unseen @ University of Central Lancashire, April 2017

–Belief and Beyond Belief festival @ Southbank centre, March 2017

–Work in Progress @ Royal College of art, January 2017

–Aint I beautiful? @ The job centre Deptford, November  2016

–Decolonise not diversify @ Impact hub (Birmingham), October 2016

–Smokey tails. Hoxton, October 2016

–BBG SHOOBZ @ Buster mantis, August 2016

–Brick and salt @ French Riviera, August 2016

–Bare Fuckeries @ T Chance's Tottenham, July 2016

–National Conference for Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education @ San Francisco (USA), June 2016

–Ridley Road Records @ Doomed gallery, May 2016

–See them @ Ridley road market, May 2016

–Secret 2016 @ Royal College of Art, April 2016

–Research Design Publish @ Royal College of Art, April 2016

–The Missing Chapter @ Autograph-ABP, January 2016

–Black history Festival @ Chelsea School of Art, November 2015

–An ode to Black British artistry @ Hoxton Basement, October 2015

–Diaspora Britain @ Millennium Point (Birmingham), October 2015

–Makeba @ Richmix centre, September 2015

–Acts of looking; Africa Utopia @ Southbank centre, September 2015

–SXWKS presents DREALITY @ The Bussey Building, August 2015

–Black British Girlhood @ Centre for better mental health, July 2015

–Input>Output; Degree show @ LCC (UAL), June 2015

–All that Jazz @ Stage3 Hackney Empire, January 2015

–SXWKS @ The Rag factory, August 2014

–WE ARE HERE @ Alev lenz Studio, July 2017

–3:45 Herstory @ Wolverhampton art gallery, June 2017

–Draw @ Hockney Gallery, May 2017

–Afroportraitism @ Republic gallery, May 2017

–Seen and Unseen @ University of Central Lancashire, April 2017

–Belief and Beyond Belief festival @ Southbank centre, March 2017

–Work in Progress @ Royal College of art, January 2017

–Aint I beautiful? @ The job centre Deptford, November  2016

–Decolonise not diversify @ Impact hub (Birmingham), October 2016

–Smokey tails. Hoxton, October 2016

–BBG SHOOBZ @ Buster mantis, August 2016

–Brick and salt @ French Riviera, August 2016

–Bare Fuckeries @ T Chance's Tottenham, July 2016

–National Conference for Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education @ San Francisco (USA), June 2016

–Ridley Road Records @ Doomed gallery, May 2016

–See them @ Ridley road market, May 2016

–Secret 2016 @ Royal College of Art, April 2016

–Research Design Publish @ Royal College of Art, April 2016

–The Missing Chapter @ Autograph-ABP, January 2016

–Black history Festival @ Chelsea School of Art, November 2015

–An ode to Black British artistry @ Hoxton Basement, October 2015

–Diaspora Britain @ Millennium Point (Birmingham), October 2015

–Makeba @ Richmix centre, September 2015

–Acts of looking; Africa Utopia @ Southbank centre, September 2015

–SXWKS presents DREALITY @ The Bussey Building, August 2015

–Black British Girlhood @ Centre for better mental health, July 2015

–Input>Output; Degree show @ LCC (UAL), June 2015

–All that Jazz @ Stage3 Hackney Empire, January 2015

–SXWKS @ The Rag factory, August 2014