MA, Journalism, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, New York, NY; Class of 2019

BS, Neuroscience, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN; Class of 2013


Wing Young Huie Salon, Minneapolis, MN; August 2015 - February 2016

2-Person Exhibitions

Center for Changing Lives, Minneapolis, MN; November 2015 - January 2016

Group Exhibitions

Hennepin County Government Center, Minneapolis, MN February - April 2018

Gordon Parks Gallery, St. Paul, MN June - July 2016

Faith [In] Action, United Theological Seminary and Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, MN; January - April 2016

Made Here in Minnesota Public Exhibition, Nicollet Mall, Downtown Minneapolis, MN; May - August 2016.

The Third Place Gallery, Minneapolis, MN; January - February 2016

Panel Discussions

Panelist, Little Africa Creative Placemaking, St. Paul, MN; March 9 2016

Artist/ Panelist, United Theological Seminary, New Brighton, MN; January 28 2016

Featured Artists, Celebrate Little Africa: Arts and Culture Showcase, St. Paul, MN; November 2015

Panelist, Lutheran Social Services, Minneapolis, MN; December 2015

Published Contributing Works

Chicken & Egg Pictures partners with Magnet Media to Explore Emerging Platforms in Storytelling. Chicken & Egg Pictures. May 4, 2017.

Netsanet Negussie & Isaac Steinmetz. “Docu-Series “America Divided” is the latest to chronicle New York’s housing crisis”. POV on PBS. November 7, 2016.

“The New Federal Tool Privatizing Minneapolis Public Housing”. Twin Cities Daily Planet. June 6, 2016.

Letter to the Editor: “#agreatcityrises is not equitable for all”. Twin Cities Daily Planet. May 16, 2016.

Photo Essay: “Minneapolis Protesters Take City Hall." The Left Voice. December 7, 2015.

Radio & Press Interviews

Mugo, Kari. "Envisioning an art- driven economy with Little Africa's creative placemaking." Twin Cities Daily Planet. Twin Cities Enterprise; March 9, 2016.

Plaid, Andrea. "Netsanet Negussie: Telling Stories of the Nation's Fastest Gentrified City in the Nation." Twin Cities Daily Planet. Twin Cities Enterprise; January 19, 2016.

AM950- Reflections of New Minnesotans; November 22, 2015

AM950- Reflections of New Minnesotans; November 7, 2015

Awards & Recognition

2016 Made Here in Minnesota Artist


          Roadwork: Words That Build a Movement, 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival; July 8, 2018

          NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Arts & Public Program, New York, NY; March 7, 2018