Curriculum vitae

education

-University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT — BFA

SEPTEMBER 2007 - MAY 2011 

-University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT — MFA

SEPTEMBER 2016 - JUNE 2018

Solo /

Two-Person

Show

  • Wilbraham and Monson Academy, Wilbraham, MA — *PORTRAITS: INFLUENCES OF THE MEDIA

SEPTEMBER 2018 - OCTOBER 2018

 

  • AMY CARBERRY GALLERY, SPRINGFIELD, MA — FALLACIES OF A BLACK IDENTITY ENTHUSIAST 

FEB 2020 

  • ARTIST LECTURE 

  • T-SHIRT MAKING WORKSHOP

  • VISUAL THINKING STRATEGY WORKSHOP WITH LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL 

 

  • PULP GALLERY, HOLYOKE, MA — KAY DOUGLAS

JUNE 2021 - JULY 2021

  • OPENING

Group 

Shows

  • JOSELOFF GALLERY, WEST HARTFORD, CT — THE NOMADS HAVE ARRIVED. (THESIS EXHIBITION)

JUNE 2018

 

  • THE BAHAI SCHOOL, ELLIOTT, ME — AFROFUTURISM: EXPLORING JUSTICE THROUGH BEAUTY

FEB 22- MAY 5TH, 2019

 

  • EASTHAMPTON CITY ARTS, EASTHAMPTON, MA — STORY LINES

SEPTEMBER 2019

 

  • AUGUSTA SAVAGE GALLERY, AMHERST, MA — BREATHING WHILE BLACK (VIRTUAL SHOW)

AUGUST 2020

Artist

Talks

  • NEW ENGLAND GRADUATE MEDIA SYMPOSIUM, CAMBRIDGE, MA 

2018

 

  • ART SALON, STCC, SPRINGFIELD, MA 

2019

 

  • AMY CARBERRY GALLERY, STCC, SPRINGFIELD, MA 

2020

 

  • ARTS IN HEALTH CARE CLASS, UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD, W.HARTFORD, CT 

2020

 

  • JUNIOR PAINTING MAJORS, UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD, W.HARTFORD, CT 

2021

  • ARTIST LECTURE 

  • 2 STUDIO VISIT WITH 13 STUDENTS

 

  • STUDENTS ACHIEVE, VIRTUAL LECTURE, ZOOM

2021

  • ARTIST LECTURE 

  • VISUAL THINKING STRATEGY

Workshops

  • HUDSON RIVER MUSEUM, YONKERS, NY — PRINTMAKING KIDS WORKSHO

MAY 2019

  • WORKED WITH A ROTATING GROUP OF STUDENTS AGED 5- 60 SHOWING THEM HOW TO CREATE BATIK INSPIRED PRINTS

 

  • HUDSON RIVER MUSEUM, YONKERS, NY — PRINTMAKING  WORKSHOP

FEBRUARY 2020

  • WORKED WITH A GROUP OF ADULTS IN A CLASS WHERE INDIVIDUALS SIGNED UP IN ADVANCED.

Grants and Awards

  • CONCEPTIONS ART, NEW YORK, NY — AWARD OF EXCELLENCE  

JANUARY 2019

 

  • ARTIST BUILDING CAPACITY AS WORLD CITIZENS, ELLIOT, ME — SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT WITH CALL FOR ART 

JANUARY 2019

Print Media

  • AF-AM POINT OF VIEW, SPRINGFIELD, MA — “STCC HONORS BLACK HISTORY MONTH”

FEBRUARY 1ST, 2020

 

  • THE SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, SPRINGFIELD, MA — “STCC HONORS BLACK HISTORY MONTH”

FEBRUARY 20TH, 2020. PAGE C4

 

  • THE REMINDER, SPRINGFIELD, MA — “LOCAL ARTIST CREATE NEW BLACK LIVES MATTER MURAL IN ONE DAY”

OCTOBER 15TH, 2020. PAGE 14

Radio/

television

  • Douglas, Kiayani. Artist|Educator. “Black History Month program at STCC explores racial injustice through art” 22 WWLP. February 15th, 2020

https://www.wwlp.com/news/local-news/hampden-county/black-history-month-program-at-stcc-explores-racial-injustice-through-art/

 

  • Douglas, Kiayani. Artist|Educator. “STCC WELCOMES ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE KIAYANI DOUGLAS IN BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT KICKOFF” 22 WWLP. February 8th, 2020

https://www.wwlp.com/news/local-news/hampden-county/stcc-welcomes-artist-in-residence-kiayani-douglas-during-black-history-month/

Collections

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