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HERSTORY

EXHIBITIONS, STREET WORKS, HISTORY

2020
Covid 19 pandemic —– *Many events cancelled.
San Jose, Costa Rica – Meeting of Styles ( March 2020 )
Wall:  @ThriveCollective NYC Murals

2019

* Wellingcourt Mural Project ( 10th Yr  ) X @NycPride Astoria, Queens NY
Wall: Uptown Grand Central, 125th Harlem Mural Project
Charlotte, NC – Wall: Talking Walls Festival 2019
Mompiche, Ecuador – Wall: Detonarte Street Art Festival
Panama City –¬† Wall: Panama Mural Festival
Quito, Eucador Р Wall: Nina Shunku Mural
Quito, Eucador Р Wall: Toofly X Apitatan X Sramdip Mural Collab
Quito, Eucador Р Wall: Graffiti Hall of Fame 2019
Exhibit: Of Women by Women, The Storefront Project, NYC
Exhibit: Sierra/Costa #Borimix LES Gallery The Clemente, NYC
Pop-Up Shop: @LadiesLoveProject “Funky Fresh” Exhibit, Bierwax Brooklyn NY

2018

Akumal Mexico – Wall: @AkumalArtsFestival
Bogota, Colombia – Wall: @Rudafest Festival
Austin, Texas – Wall: @MamSana Vibrant Woman Mural
Quito, Ecuador  Wall: @TornoCo Lab
Quito, Ecuador Wall: #Grafiteras Collaboration
Wall: @MosaBowery @5Pointz @CitizenM, NYC
Wall: WellingCourt Mural Project 9th Yr, Astoria Queens NYCExhibit: Exhibit: “Presence” HighArts NYC
Exhibit: “Reinas” Exhibition, Taller Peralta, NYC
Pop-Up Shop: @LadiesLoveProject University Settlement, NYC
Pop-Up Shop: @LadiesLoveProject Sparc, Los Angeles

2017

Co-Curator: “Grafiteras” Exhibition, EastSide Arts Alliance, Oakland, CA
Mexico City – “Residencia” Group Exhibition, Gama Gallery
Mexico City – “Aerosoles Cruzados” presentation, Allianza Francesa
Mexico City – Wall: Hidroarte Toofly X Pablito Zago
Wall: WellingCourt Mural Project, 8th Yr Astoria Queens NYC
Exhibit: “Ladies First” Group Exhibition, BSide Gallery, Melbourne Australia
AD: @AdidasRunning UltraBoostX Artist Series, AD Campaign, NYC
Pop-Up Shop: @LadiesLoveProject Pop-Up Shop, The Living Gallery, NYC

2016

Callao, Peru – Wall: LatidoAmericano Int. Street Art Festival
Solo Exhibit:¬† “Love Warrior” Art Print & Pop-Up! Open Space LA
Solo Exhibit:¬† “Love Warrior” Print Exhibit & Pop-Up, My Plastic Heart Gallery NYC
Exhibit:¬† “Paper HotShots” Museo del Barrio, NYC
Exhibit: “AdHoc 10yr Anniversary” 17 Frost Gallery, Brooklyn NYC
Exhibit: “Art, Beats & Lyrics” Traveling Art Showcase. Nationwide
Exhibit:¬† “212 Arts Anniversary Group Exhibit” New York, NYC

Exhibit: “Brown Don’t Drown” 17 Frost Gallery, Brooklyn NYC
Wall: WellingCourt Mural Project, 7th Yr Astoria Queens NYC
Live Art: Secret Walls Toofly X Kano, @DesignerConCurator:
Pop-Up Shop: @LadiesLoveProject Holiday, City Lore NYC

2015

Producer: @WarmiPaint Women Festival, Quito Ecuador 2015
( Special Guests: Lady Pink & Martha Cooper )
‚ÄĘ Toofly’s Tallest Mural in Quito, Ecuador, Universidad Central
Toronto, Canada – Women’s Shelter Mural with Bomba
Tulum Mexico – Wall: Tulum Art Project
Wall:¬† “5Pointz Recreates” Walls, Brooklyn NYC
Wall: WellingCourt Mural Project, 6th Yr Astoria Queens NYC
Exhibit: “Black Cats” exhibition, Art Primo Gallery, Seattle WA
Live Art: LIC Flea & Food Mural
Pop-Up Shop: @LadiesLoveProject , Brooklyn NYC
Pop-Up Shop: @LadiesLoveProject Holiday Pop-Up Shop, Brooklyn NYC

2014

*  5Pointz Demolished ( NYC Graffiti History )
Book – “Outdoor Gallery” by Yoav Litvin
Film: Toofly takes part in @StreetHeroines Documentary  

Seattle, Wa – “All Work and No Play” Custom Toy Group Exhibition
Miami, FL- Wall: Few & Far- All women wall production. Art Basel Miami.
Quito Ecuador – Wall: “Detonarte” International Graffiti Festival
Quito Ecuador – Live Art: Viscerate Graffiti Magazine Launch at C.A.C
Quito Ecuador –¬† Wall: Inti Raymi” Abusa Crew X Toofly Wall Productions
Atuntaqui Ecuador – Wall: “Atuntaqui” International Graffiti Festival
Wall: WellingCourt Mural Project, 5th Yr Astoria Queens NYC
Installation: Clairol™ X Toofly Flare Launch, New York City
Exhibit: Boundless Brooklyn custom tower, My Plastic Heart NYC
Exhibit: “Staying True” Few & Far Exhibition, Sol Collective, California
Exhibit: “Ripe” Freshly Baked Gallery Female Group Exhibition, NJ
Exhibit: Decor BKLN, NYC X DESIGN/ Bishop Gallery Brooklyn NY
Exhibit: Brooklyn Queens Elite, PowerHouse Books, Brooklyn NY
Exhibit: Art Wynwood, Miami FL
Exhibit: Groundswell Auction Benefit. Christie’s Auction House, NYC
Pop-Up Shop: Kano X Toofly Designer Con, Pasadena Ca
Pop-Up Shop: Toofly Pop-Up Shop, Brooklyn NYC

2013

*  5Pointz is whitewashed November 19, 2013
* Toofly X Meres Wall Collab, 5 Pointz 2013 “Love Warrior” ( 20 Yr¬† )¬†

Exhibit:¬† “Women on the Walls” Wynwood Walls, Deitch Projects Art Basel Miami, FL
Solo Exhibit: “Love Warrior” Fresthetic Gallery, BK NY
San Francisco, CA
“Tough as Nails” Few & Far Exhibition, Art Primo Gallery,
Oakland CA, Pecha Kucha Presentation
Oakland, CA – Life is Living Festival, “Migration is Beautiful” Live Art.
San Antonio, TX – “Content Under Pressure” Street Art/Graffiti Fest + Exhibit
Lima, Peru-¬†“Nosotras Estamos En La Calle” ¬†Latin American Street Festival
Ambato, Ecuador 
“GRAFFF” 5th Annual Public Art Festival
Quito, Ecuador  РMTN Ecuador Paint Launch
Quito, Ecuador¬† “Paredes Del Barrio” “Neighborhood Walls”
Exhibit: Groundswell Auction Benefit. Christie’s Auction House, NYC
Exhibit: Redbull Curates “Canvas Cooler Project”¬† Brooklyn NY
Exhibit: “Vis-a-Vis” Mighty Tanaka Gallery, Brooklyn NY
Wall: Toofly X Col Wallnuts Collaboration. Bushick Collective, BK NYC
Wall: Wellingcourt Mural Project, 4th Yr Astoria Queens NYC
Wall: Few & Far- All women wall production. Art Basel. Miami, FL
Wall: Rooftop Legends, Wall Lower East Side NYC
Pop-Up Shop: @LadiesLoveProject , NYC

 2012

*  Toofly Moves to Quito, Ecuador to become full time traveling artist.
Art Basel Miami – Wall: Few & Far- All women production. The Paint Yard
Art Basel Miami – 2012/Juxtapoz/Mixed Media Collective
Austin TX – Wall: Mamas of Color Rising Mural
Austin TX – Wall: Toofly X Niz Wall Collaboration
Quito, Ecuador – Wall:
Meeting of Styles 2012
Quito, Ecuador –¬† United Nations (Onu Mujeres) – Live Art. QuitoFest 2012.
Wall: Rooftop Legends, Lower East Side NYC
Wall: Sneakers4Success Fundraiser – Live Art, Open Road Rooftop, LES
Wall: Wellingcourt Mural Project 3rd Yr, Astoria Queens NYC
Wall: Toofly Wall 5Pointz 2012
Live Art: Strand Bookstore – Strand XCIA Street Art Mural, New York City
Exhibit:¬† “Sugar Showcase” 1K Gallery, Long Beach CA
Exhibit: Kid Robot Pop-Up Shop, Art Basel Miami FL
Exhibit: “Fear No Art” Fourth Wall Projects, Boston MA
Exhibit: Few & Far female artist /BHERD Gallery, Seattle WA
Exhibit: “XCIA Street Art Project” Live Art, Howard Greenberg Gallery, NYC
Exhibit: The Armory Show- Fountain Art Fair/Mighty Tanaka Gallery, NYC
Pop-Up Shop: @LadiesLoveProject Pop-Up Shop, NYC

2011
* Few & Far 1st All Women Mural, Oakland Ca. Invited by Meme.
( Meme, Toofly, Agana, Dime, Beth Emerich, ) 

Art Basel Miami, FL – Fountain Art Fair/Mighty Tanaka Gallery
Berlin, Germany:¬† “The C.O.P Guide to Etiquette” Strytchin Gallery
Columbus, Ohio: ComNGraff, “Breaking Borders” Exhibit
Art Basel Miami, FL РWall: Few & Far  Primary Flight
Exhibit:¬† Sound of Art “Mi Casa es Tu Casa” NYC
Exhibit: Art for Tibet Charity , NYC
Exhibit: Dumbo Arts Festival “Brooklyn” Walk Way Gallery, Brooklyn NY
Exhibit: El Museo Del Barrio’s Bineal “The (S) Files” Nomaa, NYC
Exhibit: Brooklyn Hip Hop Fest “Under the Influence” PowerHouse Books
Exhibit: Pantheon “A History of Art from the Streets” Chashama, NYC
Wall: Rooftop Legends, New Design H.S Rooftop, New York, NYC
Wall: Wellingcourt Mural Project 2nd Yr Astoria Queens NYC
Pop-Up Shop: @LadiesLoveProject Pop-Up Shop, NYC

2010
Book РGraffiti New York by Eric Felisbret and Luke Felisbret
* @LadiesLoveProject Panda NYC ( 1st Official Launch ) 
* Wellingcourt Mural Project, Astoria Queens ( 1st Official Launch )
Stockholm Sweden –¬† Art of the Streets, live art, wkshp, & presentation.¬† Sodra Teaterns
New Bedford, Massachusetts – 3rd Eye Hip Hop Festival. Live painting.
Los Angeles – “Paper Dolls” Fifty24LA Gallery
Berkeley CA¬†“Rough Sketch” group exhibit, Pueblo Nuevo Gallery
Columbus, Ohio: ComNGraff, “Breaking Borders”
Art Basel Miami, FL: “Multiuniversal” Group Exhibit
Exhibit: Invisible Instructions, Culture Fix Gallery, NYC
Exhibit: FRANK 151 The Ricky Powell Art Funk Explosion Sacred Gallery NYC
Exhibit: “Anarchy” Harlem Pop Gallery, NYC
Exhibit: “Ladies Night” My Plastic Heart Gallery, NYC
Exhibit: “12X12” Group Exhibition, Mighty Tanaka Gallery Brooklyn NY
Exhibit: “Across the Board” exhibition, Soapstone Gallery NYC
Exhibit: “Graffolution” The evolution of graffiti & street art. Soapstone Gallery, NYC
Wall: Rooftop Legends 2010, NYC
Live Art: – @AfroPunk Festival, Brooklyn NYC
Product Release:¬† Kidrobot release of Toofly’s Fatale Dunny, NYC

2009
Solo Exhibition. “Brave Souls Illuminate” Fifty24La Gallery, Los Angeles Ca
Minniapolis, MA –¬† B-Girl Be 2009 Intermedia Arts
Minneapolis, MA – “Mama Said Knock You Out” Exhibit, Intermedia Arts
Exhibit: “Delineations” ADHOC Gallery, Brooklyn NYC
Curator : Younity’s “FRESHER” exhibit Clemente Soto Velez, NYC
Curator :¬† Younity’s “FRESHER” women wall production, BK NYC
Curator : Graffiti Women Wall, The Secret Garden, Brooklyn NYC
Live Art: @AfroPunk Festival. Live painting, Brooklyn NYC

2008
Berlin Germany  We B-Girlz Mural; Toofly, Faith, Shiro, Mad C, Sinae, Pau
Berlin Germany¬† “Hip Hop Ladies with an Attitude” Exhibit
Exhibit:¬† “Making it Together” Bronx Museum of Art, NYC ( Lady Pink, Toofly, Muck )
Live Art: GRL lazer graffiti Museum of Modern Art ( Toofly, Dona, Diva )

Exhibit:¬† “Sweet City Woman” Fuse Gallery NYC
Curator: Younity’s “Heart & Soul” Alphabeta Gallery, Brooklyn NY
Curator: Younity’s “Heart & Soul” graffiti women mural. BK NY

2007
Los Angeles – “Another Herspective” Crewest Gallery
Curator: Younity’s Crossover Showroom Gallery NYC ( 1st Official Launch )¬†
Product Release: Kidrobot release of Toofly’s 1st Fat Cap, NYC
Exhibit: “The Walls Belong to Us” Art Benefit. 55DSL NYC Curated Alain Ket
Live Art: Rocksteady 2005. Toofly X Shiro X Queen Andrea ( truck )

2006
* MOTUG ; Lase Nyc, Toofly, Ces, Futura 2000 + 
* Graffiti Woman Panel with Lady Pink, & Swoon. Brooklyn Museum
Book – “Graffiti Women” by Nicholaz Gangz
Book – “Burning New York” NYC Graffiti by James and Karla Murray
Book – “NYC Graffiti” The Next Stage by Michiko Rose ( 1 run )¬†
Minneapolis, MA : B-Girl Be Festival, Juxtaposition Arts ( Toofly, Faith47, Asia1, Lady Pink, and more ) 
Philadelphia, PA  BBOY BBQ 2006, Toofly X Shiro X Queen Andrea
Product Release: Kidrobot release of Toofly’s 1st Dunny, NYC
Wall: Meeting of Styles 2006, Bronx NYC
Exhibit:¬† “In a Girls World” Toofly X Queen Andrea X Gmos Urban Art Exhibition, Showroom Gallery NY

2005
Wall: MOTUG Mural; Williamsburg BK
( Lase NYC, Toofly, Ces, Ewok, Doze Green, Shepherd Fairey, Ghost, Tats Cru )
Minneapolis, MA –B-Girl Be Festival, Juxtaposition Arts * Toofly Designs Logo )
Exhibit: MOTUG, group show curated by Lase NYC. Showroom Gallery, NYC
Exhibit:¬† “Who’s Nice” Graffiti art Haven Arts Gallery NYC
Exhibit: “Brooklyn” curated by Lase NYC Showroom Gallery NYC
Exhibit: “Board the Train” curated by Lase NYC Double Punch Gallery, NYC
Exhibit: “Tag the System” curated by Lase NYC Showroom gallery, NYC
Exhibit: Sound of Art “Red Light District” 51 Warrent St, NYC
Exhibit: Sound of Art “Scenes in the Sky” 51 Warren St, NYC
Exhibit: Sound of Art “Black History Month” Apple Store, Soho NYC
Exhibit: Creative Thriftshop “On the Quickness” Haven Arts Gallery, NYC
Exhibit: “Girls Rock the House” Female group show. Supreme Trading, NYC
Wall: Toofly Wall Roebling St, Williamsburg Brooklyn NYC
Wall: Toofly X Queen Andrea X Ema, 5Pointz NYC
Live Art: Motug X Sneaker Pimps, Avalon NYC
Live Art: Rocksteady 2005. Toofly X Queen Andrea NYC

2004
Barcelona Spain – Live Painting: H20 Hip Hop Education. The Forum
Philadelphia, PA –
“For Women” Female Art show, 113 Union Gallery
Philadelphia, PA – BBOY BBQ 2004
Exhibit: Sound of Art/Latina Magazine. The Lit Lounge, NYC
Wall: Graffiti Hall of Fame. Women Production #2: Toofly, Diva, Fever, Queen Andrea 106 Park Ave

2003
* Start Traveling + Exhibiting Outside NYC

Philadelphia, PA –Live Painting: BBOY BBQ 2003
Wall: Graffiti Hall of Fame Women Production #1;
Toofly, Muck, Fever, Acet,  106 Park Ave, NYC ( organized by Lady Pink )

Wall: BAAD Wall by:  Lady Pink. Toofly, Muck, Erotica, Dona, ACB
* Toofly Shop Launches ( T-shirts, Buttons, Postcards )
Exhibition: Ladies Night” Prince Cave & PR, Abaya NYC
Live Art: Rocksteady 2003, Toofly X ACB NYC
Wall: Meeting of Styles 2003, Bronx NYC * Meets Bronx Writers
Fashion Show: “Individual Style” by Toofly Air Gallery, NYC

2002
‚ÄĘ Graffiti Hall of Fame 2002. 106 Park Ave.
‚ÄĘ 1st public event painting legal wall. Invited by Lase NYC
* 1st time meeting Lady Pink

Exhibit: “How we Do” Hip Hop Showcase, The Violet Cafe, NYC
Exhibit: Elevated Millenium Showcase, CBGB’s, NYC
Exhibit: The Yard. A Hip Hop Graffiti Culture Benefit. NY
* Toofly, Art Director at 4Kids Entertainment ( Licensing Character Art )


2001
– Working NYC


2000
РWorking NYC 


1996 – 1999
( School Of Visual Arts ) 

Accepted to School of Visual Arts – BFA Illustration & Cartooning 1999

1997: Toofly gets her 1st apple computer! Toofly begins to document her walls & post online: www.artcrimes.com

Illustration & graphic design freelance work for Stress Magazine, Mass Appeal, Ruff Ryders, Artist Logos, Community Orgz

1991 Р1995 ( High School of Fashion Industries ) 

Accepted to Fashion Industries H.S. NYC – Received Diploma

1992:  Toofly begins to tag in between Queens and Manhattan
Meets Sabe Kst, Clark TN, Web 113, Kez5 Ykk, Bis, Ench, Nato – 90’s graffiti writers


1993: 1st time painting legal wall at “The Phun Factory” known today as 5 Pointz, LIC Queens, NYC
* 1st time meeting Meres of 5Pointz )

1985 – Arrives NYC
Migrated from Ecuador to New York City with family, Corona, Queens NY

Born: Ibarra, Ecuador

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