Exhibits

Solo Exhibits

  • Tri-Mania – The Brew Room 4/2018
  • White Lines Matter – Western New York Book Arts Center 2/2017
  • One who masters the pen – Gallery 51 – 2006

Installations

  • Freedom Wall – Albright Knox Art Gallery Public Works (Corner of Michigan Ave Avenue and Ferry Street, Buffalo, New York) 2017
  • The Protector of Dreams – Collaboration with Team Razor Wire for Bailey fights blight. Two murals were installed at the corners of Bailey Avenue and East Amherst Street. Buffalo, New York 2017
  • Get in Line – Upton Hall Buffalo State College. Sponsored by the Dr. Margaret E. Bacon Visiting Visual Artists Series Fund. Buffalo, New York 2017

Group Shows

  • WNY Urban Arts Collective 2018 Annual Exhibit – Main Street Gallery – 3/2018
  • Merging Mediums (ASI-Art Services Initiative of WNY) – Main Street Gallery – 3/2018
  • Buffalo State Alumni Artists – Works from Gerald Mead Collection – 2/2018
  • Beyond the Wall (Resource:Art) – The Buffalo Center for Arts & Technology – 11/2017
  • Sugatory Sweetening our Existence – ArtReach of WNY 11/2017
  • Image and Identity IV Featured artist with wife (Alexa Joan) – Artspace 2014
  • Visions of Greater Buffalo – CEPA Gallery 2012 

  •  No Boundaries: New Expressions in Black Art – Baobab Cultural Center 2/2011
  • Music Is Art Live (MIA Live -Featured artist) UB Center for the Arts – 2007

  • Arts Council Annual Members Show (2 pieces) – 2007

Speaking Engagements

  • TedX Elmwood Franklin School Speaker – 2018
  • Igniting Creativity: Local Artists Inspire WNY Classrooms – 11/2018
  • TedX Buffalo – Host 2017
  • Creative Mornings Buffalo – 2016
  • Schools K-8 Motivational and Inspiration Speaking
  • Various Artist Talks

Other Accomplishments

2018: Honored by HOME at 55th Annual Dinner – Housing Opportunities Made Equal – Freedom Wall Artists: Edreys Wajed, Chuck Tingley, Julia Bottoms and John Baker

2017: Honored by Buffalo State and UB Black Student Union Gala – Freedom Wall Artists: Edreys Wajed, Chuck Tingley, Julia Bottoms and John Baker

2011: Featured artist for UB on the Green
2011: Special Guest Performer for “Musicians Wanted” at Google/YouTube HQ NYC

2011: Storyboard, Creative Director and Co-Director for 7-Minute film short “Run”

2011: Homepage Feature Artist on YouTube “Just Doin’ It” video (400K+ views)
2011: Homepage Feature Artist on YouTube “Run” video (currently at 500K+ views)

2011: Signed as artist to Neon Entertainment (Exclusive College Tours Booking)
2010: ARTVOICE: Best of Buffalo – Best Hip Hop Act
2009: Paul Robeson Theatre: Revenge of a King – Lead Role (Hamilton King)
2009: ARTVOICE: Best of Buffalo – Best Hip Hop Act
2009: Buffalo Spree: Best of WNY – Best Solo Musical Act
2008: Sneaker sponsorship/ product endorsement from NIKE from YouTube feature

2008: Featured poet for Arts Council in Ripley, NY – March
2008: First Hip Hop Artist featured on WBFO 88.7 Wednesday Concert Series
2008: Featured Artist video on Youtube.com “I Like It” – 300k+ views in 4 days
2008: Featured Artist in “Now Hear This” Section – Billboard Magazine Mar. 22 issue

2007: Featured visual artist on Music Is Art Live (MIA Live) UB Center for the Arts

2007: Selected as a new member of the Buffalo Society of Artists
2007: Coordinated and performed in heavily sought after Hip-Hop event at the Albright- Knox Art Gallery “The Art of Hip Hop 2”
2007: Lions Gate Movie: “Farce of the Penguins” Produced track for artist Flame
2007: Niagara Arts Community Center (NACC) – 3
rd place in Show – Niagara Falls

2007: Community Service Award from S.T.E.P. program at UB for Villages Children

2006: Artwork by Edreys: One who masters the pen: Solo show at Gallery 51
2006: HBO Unscripted reality show: Produced track for artist Flame (Flagrant)
2006: Lifetime Television: Movie “Officer Down” Co-Produced song “Gang Wars”

2004: Coordinated and performed in FIRST ever Hip-Hop event at the world renown Albright-Knox Art Gallery “The Art of Hip Hop”
2001: Buffalo Music Awards winner for “Best Hip Hop Producer”
1999: Buffalo Music Awards winner for “Best Hip Hop Artist”