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ayanna z nayo
email: ayanna.zn@gmail.com



Education
2019 MFA Candidate at Washington State University, Pullman, WA
2016 BA at Jackson State University, Jackson, MS


Solo & 2 Person Exhibitions
2019 Absence // Assemblage (with June T. Sanders), Paragon Cascade Gallery, Portland, OR (upcoming)
2018  Absence // Assemblage (with June T. Sanders), The Art Center, Richland, WA
2018 1st Year MFA Show, Gallery II, Pullman, WA


Group Exhibitions
2019 enTropic(curated by Krista Brand), Studio 84 Contemporary Art Space, Genesee, ID (upcoming)
2019   MFA Thesis Exhibition, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Pullman, WA (upcoming)
2018 Rites and Rituals Pop up Exhibition. Gallery 2. Pullman, Wa
2018 Moscow Art Walk, Habitat for Humanity.  Moscow, ID
2018 Exchange Show. Ridenbaugh Gallery. Moscow, ID
2017 L U V. Stray Galleries. Pullman, WA
2017 HIATUS. Locker Gallery. Washington State University, Pullman, WA
2017 Shrug Show. Stray Galleries. Pullman, WA
2016 Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition. Jackson, MS
2016 Things on The Wall. Jackson State University. Jackson, MS


Publications
Self-Reflection: An Interview with Ayanna Nayo by Brianna Marc 2018
Fifteen Gallery 2018
Moscow Pullman Daily News 2018


Professional Experience
2018  Co-Curator, The Body: Power, Meaning, & Representation, Gallery II, Pullman, WA
2018, Fall, Washington Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, Introduction to Painting
2017  Curator, LUV exhibition at the Stray Galleries, Pullman, WA
2017, Spring, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, Introduction to Drawing


Awards
Art Friends Spare Change Program Grant 2018
Siler Graduate Fellowship in Fine Arts. Washington State University, Pullman, WA 2018
Siler Graduate Fellowship in Fine Arts. Washington State University, Pullman, WA 2017



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