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