Maggie Lily

Resume and CV

About

 CV 

Malachi Lily - Artist and Curator CV

 b. 1994, Philadelphia, PA      

Education

2017 BFA, Creative Writing and Illustration, Honors scholar, Valedictorian, University of the Arts.

Selected Exhibitions

2018 

Solo Exhibition, “Embryonic Ephemeral,” Original 13 Ciderworks, Philadelphia

Group Exhibition, “Salamander Mask,” Pilot Projects, Philadelphia  

Group Exhibition, New Members Show, The Plastic Club, Philadelphia  

2017

Group Exhibition, First Friday Exhibition, The Common Room, Philadelphia  

Solo Exhibition, NYC Poetry Festival, Governors Island, NYC  

Group Exhibition, “Get Off My Lawn,” Hamilton Street Gallery, Bound Brook, NJ 

Group Exhibition, William H. ELY Illustration Thesis, UArts, Philadelphia  

Group Exhibition, “Ghost Stories,” The Creeping Museum, Portland, OR

Selected Curations

2018

February Artist Bash, The Barnes Foundation  

O:O Our Black Arts Festival, Circle Gallery

GAUDLIKE, Multidisiplinary Queer Art, Indyhall

2017

EP Release Concert for Kingsley Ibeneche, Circle Gallery  

November College Night, The Barnes Foundation  

The Black Arts Festival, Circle Gallery

2016

November College Night, The Barnes Foundation

December Free First Sunday,  The Barnes Foundation

The Black Arts Festival, The University of Pennsylvania, Circle Gallery, Art Sanctuary  

2015

The Black Arts Festival, Circle Gallery  

Millennium Oblivion, Circle Gallery

Selected Poetry Readings and Publications

2018

“Salamander Mask” Performative Showcase and Closing Reception, Pilot Projects

“One Yellow. One Blue.” Honorable Mention, Bookmark Contest judged by Roxane Gay, Literary Death Match

2017

Taught Active Imagination and Black Quantum Futurism Workshop, Time Camp 001

“Daisy and Violet,” Pennsylvania's Best Emerging Poets, Z Publishing

“Playground Slugs,” Underground Pool, UArts

Collaborative Night of POC Queer Performance Art, Berks Warehouse

Featured Performance Poet, NYC Poetry Festival

“More Stately Mansions” Exhibition, CherPops and Kitchen Table Gallery

2016

“Babylon,” Underground Pool, UArts

Selected Introducer and Reader for 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winner Gregory Pardlo, UArts  

2015

Podcast Readings, Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania  

Illustration

2018

10 Illustrations for Nella Larsen's Passing, Restless Books

7 Images on Anxiety in a Book Publication for dscout

4 Editorial Illustrations for Lenny Letters

North Philly Orisha Door Mural

“The Boar King” Published Comic on Anomaly Press (Written and Illustrated)

Cover Art for Noor Ibn Najam’s “Praise for the Lesser Gods of Love,” Glass Poetry Press

2017

Narrative Image of "The Mighty Faulkners/The Faulkner Boys," Philadelphia Jazz Projects 

"Love and Death Met in the Field One Day as Rabbits," The Creeping Museum 

Healing Arts Posters, Healing Arts Collective 

CHI Album Art, Kingsley Ibeneche 

Logo Design, Gemerorsity

2016

"Mushroom Parade," Selected Illustrator for Philadelphia's "Brown Box" Public Art Project, UArts 

Awards

2017

Winner of South African Trip and Collaboration with Artist Spoek Mathambo, VICE

Presidential Award, UArts

Membership Award, Plastic Club  

Distinguished Contributions, UArts

African Diaspora Collective, Best Organization, UArts  

The Black Arts Festival, Best Program, UArts

Best Poem, Liberal Arts Awards, UArts

2016

Student Leader of the Year Award, UArts

Editor’s Choice “Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry,” Philadelphia Stories  

African Diaspora Collective, Best Organization, UArts

The Black Arts Festival, Best Program, UArts

Best Poem, Liberal Arts Awards, UArts

2015

Millennium Oblivion, Best Program, UArts  

Best Poem, Liberal Arts Awards, UArts  

African Diaspora Collective Best Organization, UArts  

2014

Rising Star Award, UArts

African Diaspora Collective, Best Organization, UArts