2023- Hairitage, Curated by Favour Ritaro, Apexart, New York, NY
2023 - Cross Cultural Perspectives, Curated by Adrienne Wheeler, Newark Arts, Newark, NJ
2023- Hip Hop Through the Lens, Curated by Luisa Pinzon-Romero, Obscura Darkroom, Newark, NJ
2023- Nork Photo Fest, Curated by Gabe Ribeiro, The Nork Project , Newark, NJ
2023- Club Gallery, Curated by Ianko Joseph, NCS Solutions & Photodom NYC, New York, NY
2023- Reflection, Curated by LaQuann Dawson & Michael Dajour, MOBI NYC, New York, NY
2022 - Artful Healing, Curated by Adrienne Wheeler, Newark Arts, Newark, NJ
2023- The City of Newark, Division of Arts and Cultural Affairs, Creative Catalyst Grant.
2022- Project for Empty Space, Newark Artist Accelerator Grant.
2021- The City of Newark, Division of Arts and Cultural Affairs, Creative Catalyst Grant.
2020- The WBGO Community COVID Response Mini-Grant.
2021- Newark Artists Database - Project Empty Space Inc.
2020- Up Next Photographers - Diversify Photo.
Publications & Media
Orrell, D. (2023, September 1). Fall New York Art Guide. Hyperallergic .
Orrell, D. (2020, December 18). Album artwork. Clarity (Acoustic)- EP, by ByHaze, Camp Clarity LLC.
Orrell, D. (2020, June 5). Photo. The Tension Between #Blacklivesmatter and Black Respectability Politics, by Nakia Alston. Medium.
Orrell, D. (2020, May 12). Artist Submission: David Christopher. Pineapple.
Orrell, D. (2019). Film poster image. The Rest Is Just Noise, by Christopher Hall, Hall Brothers Moving Company.
2022 – UNFCU's Talk About IT: Winter ’22 Panelist, New York, NY, February 25.
2022 – Paul Robeson Galleries’ Artist Talk: Spring ’22 Panelist, Newark, NJ, March 24.
2022- Up Next Photographers, 1st Annual Portfolio Review - Diversify Photo.
2021- Paul Robeson Galleries
2021- American Photographic Artists- APA Los Angeles
2021- Lens Culture
2015- B.A. & M.A. in Mass Media Communications, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ.