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Selected Exhibitions

2018      In My Mind’s Eye, Juried Exhibition, Pepco Edison Gallery, WDC

2017      She Inpires, Curated by Indira Cesarine, Untitled Space Gallery, NYC

               Hair Stories, Curated by Natalie Fulgencio, Publick Playhouse MNPGPP,  Cheverly, MD.


2016      Anti-Gallery, Curated by Marlon Powell, Drawn2Gether, Georgetown Washington Harbour, WDC

              Queen Things Exhibit & Launch, Self-produced. New series and project,  WDC


2014      Alchemical Vessels, Joan Hisoaka Gallery, WDC

               Twenty-Somethings, Curated by Nehemiah Dixon III, Joes Movement Emp., Mt. Ranier, MD


2013      Jewel Box Pop Up, Curated by John Paradiso, Art Lives Here, Gateway CDC, Hyattsville, MD

               Lincoln Motor Company’s Hello Again, Tour, Drive-Thru Art Gallery at Naylor Court, WDC

               Gallery for Good, The Community Foundation National Capital Region, WDC

               Coloratura, Papermill Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

               Art Above the Stacks, Curated by AJ Giovanni, Southeast Public Library, WDC


2012      Body & Soul, DC Public MLK Memorial Library, WDC

               The Color of Blues, DC Arts Center, WDC

               Tribute to Hip Hop, THEARC, (instructor’s work, along side the workshop I taught) WDC

               Anac-ARTS-ia, Black Space Gallery, Washington, DC

               Hope for Haiti, Belvanis Gallery, Springfield, VA

               Soul Revival, Meroe Gallery, Baltimore, MD



2017      Stipend: PG Parks & Recreation, Exhibiting Artist Stipend

2016      Stipend: Artist-In-Residence Black History Month Poster Program - PG Parks & Planning

2015      Honorarium Award-  Lecture at Sanctuary Christian Arts Center, Randallstown, MD

2013      Stipend - Gallery for Good, The Community Foundation Washington, DC

05-09     Adelphi University Visual Arts Scholarship, Garden City, NY


Selected Bibliography


2017      Indira Cesarine, “The Legendary Women of ‘She Inspires’” Untitled Magazine April 20


2016      Studio 901, DCTV Artist Interview, Aired on March 20


2012      DeShield, Ivy F., “A Gathering of Young Artists” Recipes for Good Living Magazine,

               March Issue


2011      Ivy F., “Featured Artist” The Feminist Wire Blog



2009      Bachelor of Fine Art, Adelphi University, Garden City, New York, Suma Cum Laude

2007    Education Arts Internship, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA




2016       Artist In Residence - Instructor, PG Parks and Planning Arts and Cultural Heritage Division,              

                Greenbelt, MD

2011       Art Workshop Instructor, Raising Expectations Inc., Washington DC

2007       Summer Art Program Education Intern, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA

2007       Visual Art Department Instructor, Enrichment Centers, Inc., Bethesda, MD


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