ARIEL JACKSON

Born 1991 | New Orleans LA

Lives and works in Austin, TX

 

EDUCATION

MFA The University of Texas at Austin 2019

BFA The Cooper Union for the Achievement of Science and Art 2013

 

SELECT EXHIBITIONS

Original Language CUE Art Foundation | New York, NY | Sept - October 2018

Out of Easy Reach Depaul Art Museum | Chicago, IL | April - August 2018

A Journey Where There is No North Star Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art | Brooklyn, NY | Sept-Dec 2017

Call & Response Wave Hill | Bronx, NY | September - December 2017

Ariel Jackson : The Origin of the Blues RISD Museum | Providence, RI | July 2017 - Feb 2018

The Blues Data Crop: The Gains and Loss of Black Farmers in America Wave Hill | Bronx NY  | September - October 2016

Strange Landscapes Arlington Arts Center | Arlington VA | June-October 2016

Focus: Ariel Jackson The Studio Museum in Harlem | Harlem NY |   March-June 2016

Black Matter: Speak Out Bronx Art Space | Bronx NY | January-February 2016

Intersecting Imaginaries No Longer Empty | Bronx NY | November - December 2015

The Black Fantastic The Schomburg Center | Harlem NY | October 2015

Bronx Biennial The Bronx Museum | Bronx NY | July 2015

American Beauty Susan Inglett Gallery | NY NY | Dec 2013 - Feb 2014

Culture, History + Video Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit | Detroit, MI | Nov 2013

The People’s Laundromat Theater The Laundromat Project: Create Change Residency

Harlem NY | May 2013 - Sept 2013

 

RESIDENCIES | FELLOWSHIPS | AWARDS

The Shandaken Project Storm King | Vales Gate, NY | July 2017

Thread Residency Albers Foundation | Sinthian, Senegal | Jan - Feb 2017

Van Lier Visual Artist Fellowship  Wave Hill | Bronx, NY | Feb - October 2016

Keyholder Residency Program  Lower East Side Printshop | September 2015 - September 2016

BHQFU Summer Emerging Artist Residency Program Bruce High Quality Foundation University

NY NY | June - August 2015

Artist In the Marketplace The Bronx Museum | NY NY | 2013-2014

 

WRITINGS | TALKS

Featured Artist | Extra Earth Analog, Pastelegram Print Issue #4 | March 2014

Feature Artist | The Moving Image + Art "Can We Talk About This?" Artist Talk | March 2014

Guest Post | “Homey Don’t Play That” KindAesthetic Blog | March 2014

 

SCREENINGS | PERFORMANCES | INSTALLATIONS

All I See Is Blue CUE Art Foundation | New York, NY | September 8, 2018 | Performance

Cage Match Project VIII : Color Composition Museum of Human Achievement | Austin, TX | April - June 2018 | Installation

Let It Be Known REDCAT | Los Angeles, CA | November 29, 2016 | Screening

Crescent Elsewhere Rebuild Foundation's Black Cinema House | Chicago, IL | August 21 2016 | Screening

Synthetic Zero : Creative Technology Week Bronx Art Space | Bronx NY | May 4. 2016

Impermanent Landscapes Terrault Contemporary Gallery | Baltimore MD | April 24, 2016

Fall Open House The Schomburg Center | Performance | Harlem NY | October 7, 2015

The Origin of the Blues Afrofuturismtns Conference at The New School | Performance

NY NY | May 2015

 

PRESS | PUBLICATION

'Abstracting the City: "Crescent Elsewhere" at the Black Cinema House' Pelican Bomb | Art Review | October 3 2016

'Excavating the Layers Under the Landscape' Hyperallergic | Galleries | September 16 2016

'Ariel Jackson - "Focus" at the Studio Museum in Harlem' Arte Fuse  | Art Review | June 15 2016

“Spectral Projections: Color, Race & Abstraction in the Moving Image” by Maria Christina

Villasenor |Abstract Video Art’ | Gabrielle Jennings | University of California Press | September 2015

‘American Beauty’ New York Times | Art In Review | Jan 23 2014