2019 Weeksville Heritage Center, In your own words, 

2019        Brooklyn Public Library Caribbean Cultural and Literary Center, Brooklyn, NY – Birds of                                                        Paradise

2018       St. Joseph’s College, Brooklyn, NY, -What is Joy

2018       Zion Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, -Honoring Men, 

2018       Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Jamaica, Queens, - Moods and Expressions, a                                           Caribbean  Sensation

2017      Fulton Art Fair, WBGO, NJ  Jazz Ladies

2017.      Myrtle Avenue Open Studios Tours for SONYA artists

2016      Tikhonova & Wintner Fine Art Gallery, Harlem, NYC

2015.      Harlem Fine Arts Show, Harlem, NYC 

2014.      HAWT Open Studio Tour – Casa Frela

2014.      Exhibition in Texas for Black History month 

2014       CAFA Art Fair Barbados

2013       SONYA Stroll at Gnarly Vines, Brooklyn, NYC

2013       TRA exhibit, Brooklyn, NYC

2013       CAFA Art Fair in Barbados, West Indies

2012       Art Basel Miami, Florida, USA

2012       SONYA Studio Stroll at the Village Gureje, Brooklyn, NYC

2012.       Female Aesthetic, Dwyer Center

2012.       HAWT Open Studio tour, Harlem, NYC.

2012        65 Fen, Brooklyn, NYC
2012        CaFa Art Fair in Barbados, West Indies

2012         SONYA Studio Stroll at the Village Gureje

2012         Female Aesthetic, Dwyer Center

2012         65 Fen, Brooklyn, NY
2012         CaFa Art Fair in Barbados
2012         Rush Arts Gallery, Auction for Sonando, NYC, NY
2011         Medger Evers, Caribbean Art of the Diaspora, Bklyn

2010         SONYA Open Studio Tour, Brooklyn, NY
2009         Dorsey’s Gallery Annual Christmas Auction
2009         TRA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2009          Dorsey’s Thank you Show, Brooklyn, NY
2009          SONYA Open Studio Tour, Brooklyn, NY
2009          Grace Baptist Church in Mt Vernon, NY
2008          Dorsey’s Annual Christmas Auction
2008          Grace Institute, NYC, NY
2008          Female Aesthetic at Skylight Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2008          Black Fine Arts Show, Puck Building, NYC, NY.
2008          The Village Gureje, Brooklyn, NY
2007          Dorsey’s Annual Christmas Auction
2007          Visual Aids Auction, NYC. 
2007          Fashion District Arts Festival –Robert Blackburn Printmaking

                   Workshop Open Studio, NYC.

2007         The Village Gureje, Brooklyn, NY.

2007         Art off the Main, Puck Building,  NY.
2006         Caribbean American Cultural Exhibition at Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY
2006         Memorial Art Benefit Auction at the Jamaican Consulate, NYC.
2006         Dorsey’s Annual Christmas Auction, Brooklyn, NY
2006         Visual Aids Auction, NYC, NY.
2006         Gallery 64  Group show, Brooklyn, NY
2005         BeSaa Group Exhibit at Skylight  Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
2005         Solomon’s Porch, solo show, Brooklyn, NY.

2005         IAM Jazz Festival Special Event, NYC, NY.
2005         Chocolate Monkey, solo show, Brooklyn, NY.
2005         Solomon’s Porch, solo show, Brooklyn, NY.
2005         Besaa exhibit at Macon Public Library, Brooklyn, NY
2004         New Century Artists, Inc. Group exhibit NYC, NY.
2004        BeSaa studio strut, Brooklyn, NY.
2004        Besaa Group exhibit at Skylight Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2004        New Century Artists, Inc. Group exhibit NYC, NY.
2004        Middle Collegiate Church, Solo show, NYC, NY
2003        Vanderbilt Gallery, Sonya Stroll, Brooklyn, NY.
2003        New Century Artists Inc Group show, NYC, NY.
2002        Silk Road Antiques, Brooklyn, NY.
2002        Brecht Forum, Solo show, NYC, NY
2001        New Century Artists Inc, Group show, NYC, NY.
2001        BWAC Pier Show, Brooklyn, NY.
2001        Staten Island Fence show, SI. NY.
2001        Fulton Art Fair, Brooklyn, NY.
1997        Wolmer’s Alumni brunch, Marriott Hotel, NYC, NY
1997        Howarth Gallery in Preston, Lancashire, England.

Education

                  Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, BFA.
                  Art Students League.



Awards, Interview Articles
 

2019.    Brooklyn Arts Council Grant for Individual artist

2017     Puffin Grant

2015     Youtube interview Ava Tomlinson@EricLJonesshow

2014      Youtube interview at Texas Pan American  University

 

Projects

1995 Theater for the New City Halloween art event.
1997 Mural at Queen of All Saints.

1997 Designed and created 4x6 foot piece for Juneteenth festival in Fort
Greene.

1998 Commissioned and created 8 award pieces for Juneteenth festival.
2006 Mural in Children’s room, Ocean theme, for private client
2010 Mural for WoodHull Hospital in Cancer Care Unit.

 

Credits
2007 Art work used in ‘Paradise Café’, short film by African filmmaker at Gureje Village.

 

Media

2008 “The Female Aesthetic artist’s talk” on BCAT TV, produced by
La-Verne Cody Gittens for LINK. 

2010 CBS News, July 4th 2010, aired piece on Artist Access program with artists of Woodhull murals done that year.

2013     Interviewed on WBLS by Dahved Levy for Caribbean Fever Jan.6th.

2013     ARC Magazine article on CAFA Barbados exhibit March 2013.



 

Websites- Avatomlinson.com, also on Artslant.com SONYA artists website, HAWT Facebook, and Instagram