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Artist Bio
 
Career Highlights:
  • Installation: Team Collaboration for the Town of Benson's first public mural, Main St., Benson, NC, October 6, 2020 - November 6, 2020

  • Silent auction street artist: For the 50 Colonoscopies under 50 Charity Auction & Gala, February 28, 2020.

  • First solo exhibit (art & fine art photography) in North Carolina. The Davie, Raliegh, NC, July 5, 2019 - July 31, 2019.

  • First wearable art show: Wearable art designer, STRUT: A Fashion Exhibit of Extreme Ornament, Sertoma Art Center, Raleigh, NC, June 22, 2019.

  • Appearance: Live Painting and pop-up artist, Imurj, Raleigh NC, April 30,  May 7/8/15 & 29, 2019.​

  • Appearance: Featured artist, Dee McNair on the Air Show, on NC Spectrum Channels 4, 8, 18, & 1304, April 9, 2019.​

  • Appearance: Promotional video for interview with Dee McNair of the Dee McNair on the Air Show, February 15, 2019.

  • Appearance: Promotional video for SMASH 2019 with Dee McNair on the Air, January 2, 2019

  • Installation on Exhibit: November 2018 - present, painted a 9' 5" x 7' 5" sidewalk mural on Salisbury Street for Downtown Raleigh Art Beats. See the ABC 11 feature by Robert Judson.

  • Exhibit: November 2, 2018 - January 2, 2019, 7 of my paintings in 3 galleries around Raleigh and High Point, NC

  • Showcase: October 20, 2018, my bodypaint/costume design was featured in the CircusSPARK Fantasy Showcase on the Main Stage in City Park on Fayetteville St., Raleigh. I wrote an original poem to introduce my character and was asked to read it as my model walked on stage.

  • July 20, 2018, helped lead a “Bull City” themed paint night. Hosted by/for members of The Social Club in Durham, NC

  • Installation: April  2018 - present, created a 6’ x 6’ wall mural for Imurj in downtown Raleigh. Currently on display.

 
College Career:
  • Selected as one of the first 16 FSU students for the inaugural MetroWest Chamber of Commerce college student initiative. February 25, 2011.