Grant, Awards, and Residencies

2023  Golden Foundation Artist in Residence, New Berlin, NY

2022 Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

            Art Omi, Ghent, NY 

2021   Fountainhead Residency, Miami, FL

              Foreland Fellow, Catskill, NY

2020  NXTHVN Studio Fellowship, New Haven, CT 

              Sustainable Arts Foundation Grant

2019  Millay Arts, Austerlitz, NY

             The Wassaic Project, Wassaic NY

             Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

             Albany Center Gallery Juror’s Award

2018   Vermont Studio Center Residency Fellowship, Johnson, VT 

Solo Exhibitions

2023 In Space and Splendor: A Topography of Wildness, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA 

2022  Stars are Born in Darkness, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL 

            A Spell is a Map to What is Meant for You, Fridman Gallery, Beacon, NY  

2021  In the Eye of Belonging, Mandeville Gallery, Union College, Schenectady, NY 

Group Exhibitions & Collaborative Projects

2024 I am a thousand different people—Every one is real, Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, New York, NY

2023  6th Dimension, Cummings Art Center, Connecticut College, New London, CT

             A Love Letter to LA, Superposition Gallery, Phillips, Los Angeles, CA

2022  Fabula Rasa, Fridman Gallery, New York, NY

              I Saw Things I Imagined, Cierra Britton Gallery, New York, NY

              Material Investment, The Bank, Newark Ohio

              ResilienceSuperposition Gallery,  Eastville Museum, Sag Harbor, NY

              Parallax: Framing the Cosmos, Tang Teaching Museum at  Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

2021   Ascension to Black Stillness, Cepa Gallery, Buffalo, NY 

              Realms of Refuge, Kavi Gupta, Chicago, IL 

             Time Lapse, Fridman Gallery, Beacon NY 

             Un/Common Proximity, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY 

             Wabi-Sabi, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London, UK 

  MAKING MARKS | Figural Identity, transfiguration, and receptive  tactility, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 2020 Beasts Like Me: Feminism and Fantasy, Bronx Art Space, Bronx, NY

            Engage: Artists in Visual Dialogue, Esther Massry Gallery, Saint Rose College,  Albany, NY

            Never Done: 100 Years of Women in Politics and Beyond, Tang Teaching Museum at  Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

           Domestic Brutes, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY

           Favorite Things, Stephanie Chefas Projects, Portland, OR

2019 Mohawk Hudson Regional, The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY

           Serious Sparkle, Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

             In Place of Now, Opalka Gallery, Albany, NY

            Black Futures, White Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR

           Ancestral Majesty, Virago Gallery, Seattle, WA

2018  I Say: RADICAL You Say: FEMINIST, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver,  WA

Publications & Media

2024 Artsy, “29 Emerging Black Artists to Discover This Black History Month, Part 2” access date: February 15, 2024                                                                               

2022 Cerebral Women, Episode 110 – A Conversation with Alisa Sikelianos-Carter, access date: June 8, 2022

             Sugarcane Magazine, Survival Where the Sea Meets the Sky”: Alisa Sikelianos-Carter’s Stars Are Born in Darkness,” access date: May 25, 2022

2020     Pandemic Oral History Project, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, access date February 10, 2021

                 Oral History Transcipt 

                New American Paintings, No. 146, Northeast Issue 

                A House for the Arts, Season 6, Episode 11, WMHT, access date: September 3, 2020

2019  Artsy, “5 Artists Using Glitter to Create Dazzling and Complex Artworks,” access date: August 27, 2019


2019 Visiting Instructor, School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences,  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY


2025 MFA Candidate, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

2017 MA, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY

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