My Slave Dwellings project was selected for The FENCE in Durham. It will be on view in Downtown Durham (located at 102 W. Parrish & Orange St.) from October 6, 2020 – November 15, 2020.

I am thrilled that I was awarded the Fixed-Term Faculty grant from the Institute for the Arts & Humanities at UNC Chapel Hill. I will use the grant monies to continue working on my project about climate change, When Trees Are Dying

A new Slave Dwellings image has been selected for the online exhibition, FRESH - A fundraising exhibition featuring new works by NC artists at Artspace that can be viewed through May 31, 2019. All works are for sale. 70% of the sold work goes to the artist, 30% to Artspace to support their programming. 

I am currently participating in the artist project, Visual Conversation. We pair up with another artist every couple of weeks and engage in a visual exchange. The project was initiated by Nicolò Sertorio

On April 2, 2020 from 12:00-12:45pm, I will talk about my photo projects in Visual Transatlantic Explorations as part of the Virtual Europe Week at the Center for European Studies at UNC-CH. 

I am very excited to announce representation with Tracey Morgan Gallery in Asheville, NC. 


A new image from the Slave Dwellings project has been selected by Nat Trotman, Curator of Performance and Media at the Guggenheim R. Solomon Museum in New York, for the 2020 North Carolina Annual Artists Exhibition that will be on view at CAM Raleigh from March 8 - August 23, 2020. 

A selection of the Slave Dwellings and Plantation Still Lifes prints will be exhibited as part of the group show, Good Things in Small Packages, at Tracey Morgan Gallery in Asheville, NC from Dec 12, 2019 - Jan 4, 2020. 

I was awarded a Faculty Research Grant from the Dep. of Art & Art History at UNC-CH to continue working on my new project, When Trees Are Dying (working title), about the effects of heat stress on trees.
What Remains of the Day - Memories of World War II was presented in a solo exhibition at GreenHill in Greensboro, NC, USA, from September 20 - November 16, 2019. Articles about the show were published in YesWeekly and Rhino Times.

What Remains of the Day - Memories of World War II has been shortlisted for the Felix-Schoeller Photography Award in the category German Peace Prize.

My solo show, At the Hands of Persons Unknown, was on view at Pictura Gallery in Bloomington, IN in August and September 2019. You can listen to an interview with Filiz Cicek on WFHB here

I was selected for a faculty residency at MASS MoCA this summer. During the residency, I also spent time as a Visiting Researcher at Harvard Forest.

I have received a travel grant from the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies at UNC-CH to work on my photography project, What Remains of the Day - Memories of World War II, this summer.

I was awarded a JCME Faculty EU Research and Travel Award by the Center for European Studies at UNC-CH to conduct research in Europe this summer. The award is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. 
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