Essays

2019

The Texas Observer: “Lost In Limbo in the Hays County Jail”

HuffPost: “Why I Gave My Baby Up For Adoption—And Why It’s The Best Decision I’ve Ever Made”

2018

SLATE: “How I Went From Graduate School Student to Amazon Warehouse Janitor”


Stages

2019

  • TheyLit: Author’s Reading (MonkeyWrench Books, Austin, TX)—Featured Act/Host/Event Coordinator

  • Canada Poetry Tour (Guelph, London, Burlington)—Featured Act

  • Tell It All Showcase (Penny Lane Street Bar, Austin, TX)—Host/Event Coordinator

  • The Public Defender’s Alliance: A Community Arts Event ( Splash Coworking, San Marcos, TX)—Host/Event Coordinator

2018

#GridSquid

2017

#ArrondiCreative

2012-2016

#GridSquid

2007-2011

#National Tour


Exhibits

2019

Our Stories, Our Future Exhibit featuring Dayann Panzimo (Studio San Martian, San Marcos, TX)

Host/Event Coordinator/Curator: Faylita Hicks

Exhibiting work related to immigration policies and DACA rights from New York based visual artist, Dayann Panzimo. June 2019.


2018

It Starts With Youth Exhibit featuring Evan Ferguson (Splash Coworking, San Marcos, TX)

Host/Event Coordinator/Curator: Faylita Hicks

Exhibiting work highlighting the way regional artists and young people are changing the way we approach society’s biggest issues. May 2018.

The DownTown Get Down Pop-Up Art Exhibit (Splash Coworking, San Marcos, TX)

Host/Event Coordinator/Curator: Faylita Hicks

Exhibiting work from regional visual artists René Perez, Jody Creates, Kwanzaa Edwards, Shanee Cuevas, Evan Ferguson. November 2018.


2017

Ars Poetica & Wine: Abstract Photography (Patio Dolcetto, San Marcos, TX)

Event Coordinator/Exhibitor: Faylita Hicks

Exhibiting original work for sale during a live poetry reading and performances from regional bands. September 2017.

Reformations—An Exhibit on Justice (Texas State University’s Gallery of Common Experience, San Marcos, TX)

Curator: Kelsey Huckaby

Exhibitor: Faylita Hicks

Exhibiting from her “Water is Life” series in support initiatives to get Flint, MI clean water.

Black Girl Magic Art Show & Market (Insomnia Art Gallery, Houston, TX)

Exhibitor: Faylita Hicks

Featuring a juried selection of black femme visual artists from around Central Texas. July 2017.