samples

These are a random sampling of some of my favorite designs.

SHOOT: Harriet’s By Hekima, Mamayashi + Tuff Like Iron

Here I am on assignment again for Harriet’s By Hekima, Mamayashi + Tuff Like Iron, in the summer of 2010. Though long and grueling [there were several outfit & scene changes and makeup touch-ups], this was a really fun shoot.

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SHOOT: Harriet’s By Hekima, Mamayashi + Tuff Like Iron

Here I am on assignment again for Harriet’s By Hekima, Mamayashi + Tuff Like Iron, in the summer of 2010. Though long and grueling [there were several outfit & scene changes and makeup touch-ups], this was a really fun shoot.

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SHOOT: Fela’s Funk & Trunk Shopping Party

I did this shoot on Father’s Day 2010 for Numi Deodee’s [The Nu Black Magic] Fela’s Funk & Trunk: An Official Shopping Party For The People, in honor of the haute African style of Fela Anikulapo Kuti, at the Caribbean

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SHOOT: Fela’s Funk & Trunk Shopping Party

I did this shoot on Father’s Day 2010 for Numi Deodee’s [The Nu Black Magic] Fela’s Funk & Trunk: An Official Shopping Party For The People, in honor of the haute African style of Fela Anikulapo Kuti, at the Caribbean

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POSTCARD: Audacious! Exhibition

They say she’s different. She is. Three Peas Art Lounge and curator Shantrelle P. Lewis collaborated with artist Numa Perrier to create this Chicago exhibit that pays homage to Betty Davis, one of the funkiest musicians ever.

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POSTCARD: Audacious! Exhibition

They say she’s different. She is. Three Peas Art Lounge and curator Shantrelle P. Lewis collaborated with artist Numa Perrier to create this Chicago exhibit that pays homage to Betty Davis, one of the funkiest musicians ever.

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SHOOT: Arise Magazine Runway Show

African-based fashion magazine ARISE held a runway show featuring some of the hottest designers from the continent. I took photos on behalf of Society HAE. Here are some goodies from backstage and the show.

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SHOOT: Arise Magazine Runway Show

African-based fashion magazine ARISE held a runway show featuring some of the hottest designers from the continent. I took photos on behalf of Society HAE. Here are some goodies from backstage and the show.

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GRAPHIC: Issues Proposal & Term Sheet

I love lists [if you saw my sketchpad you'd think I was obsessed], and CCCADI’s logo color scheme just so happens my favorite design scheme, so creating this two-sided graphic for their Capital Campaign was a pleasure to do. I’m

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GRAPHIC: Issues Proposal & Term Sheet

I love lists [if you saw my sketchpad you'd think I was obsessed], and CCCADI’s logo color scheme just so happens my favorite design scheme, so creating this two-sided graphic for their Capital Campaign was a pleasure to do. I’m

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GRAPHIC: Funding Proposal

This was one of about 9 different drafts I created for a CCCADI grant proposal. This was my first experience where I was challenged with the client’s design preferences not matching my own.

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GRAPHIC: Funding Proposal

This was one of about 9 different drafts I created for a CCCADI grant proposal. This was my first experience where I was challenged with the client’s design preferences not matching my own.

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POSTER: From Harlem to Havana

If I could’ve coughed up the money, I totally would have gone on this trip: traded urban war stories with Assata; smoked a Cuban with Che’s grandson, you know, the usual. Maybe next time.

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POSTER: From Harlem to Havana

If I could’ve coughed up the money, I totally would have gone on this trip: traded urban war stories with Assata; smoked a Cuban with Che’s grandson, you know, the usual. Maybe next time.

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POSTER: Women of Power Conference

The Women Of Power Conference at Dwyer Cultural Center convened some really dope matriarchs of African spiritual systems, so I chose a powerful red and white color scheme, and a bold, clean sans serif font. One of my favorites.

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POSTER: Women of Power Conference

The Women Of Power Conference at Dwyer Cultural Center convened some really dope matriarchs of African spiritual systems, so I chose a powerful red and white color scheme, and a bold, clean sans serif font. One of my favorites.

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SHOOT: Lori Parquet

I’ve been privileged to know actress and model Lori Parquet for the past 10 years. So when my homie asked me to take her headshots to celebrate her fabulous new look, the answer was most definitely yes. Lori’s got the

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SHOOT: Lori Parquet

I’ve been privileged to know actress and model Lori Parquet for the past 10 years. So when my homie asked me to take her headshots to celebrate her fabulous new look, the answer was most definitely yes. Lori’s got the

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