I am proud to be a recipient of a 2022 Summer Stipend from the National Endowment for the Arts, a 2022 Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society, and a 2022 Monroe Fellowship from the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South at Tulane University.

I am also honored to have received the 2022 Tenure-Track Faculty Award from the LSU Chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society.


Presenting at the College Art Association 2023 Annual Conference
Febrary 15, 2023
Panel: The Art of Removal: Photography and Natural Resource Extraction

Panelist for “Porcelain, Identity, and Race
Mini Conference at LSU College of Art and Design
November 16, 2022

Guest Judge for Third Annual Cybersecurity Arts Contest
U.C. Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity

The University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) is accepting applications for our third annual Cybersecurity Arts Contest. We seek work in any medium that engages substantively with cybersecurity in themes, topics, audience, and/or materials. Submissions must be formatted as a video (5 minutes or less in duration) accessible via a public URL. While the video will be the primary basis for judging submissions, the video may feature work in any medium.

Presenting at the Annual Conference for the Association of Art Historians
April 6, 2022
Panel: The Aesthetics and Politics of Sustainability

Guest Juror for Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
Carroll Gallery
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Submission date – Thursday, Dec. 2, 9 am – 3 pm
Deliver works in person to Carroll Gallery
Cash prizes awarded.
Open to all Tulane Undergraduate Students currently working toward a 4-year degree
Works in all media encouraged
A maximum of 5 pieces per student may be entered
Exhibition dates: Dec. 9 – 22, 2021
Reception and Walkthrough with the Juror: Thursday, Dec., 9, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm (walkthrough at 6 pm)

Black British Artists and Political Activism: Artists Against Apartheid
Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
Public Lecture Course – Allison K. Young, Gavin Jantjes

25 November 2021
6:30 – 8:00 pm
Zoom Webinar

This is session four of the Black British Artists and Political Activism series. In this session, Gavin Jantjes in conversation Allison K. Young will unpack the impact of the anti-Apartheid movement on Jantjes' early work and the subsequent shift in his practice from the overtly political in works such as A South African Colouring Book (1974–5) towards non-figurative abstraction.

The series will run every Thursday from 4 November to 9 December from 18.30 to 20.00. This series will be broadcast live as a Zoom webinar. It will be recorded and published at a later date. Registration through Eventbrite is required.