Deborah Jack received her M.F.A. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She is an artist whose work is based in photography, painting, video/sound installation, and text. Her work deals with trans-cultural existence, memory, re-memory and nature. She has had residencies at Lightwork and Big Orbit Gallery Summer Artist in Residence. She has received grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Prince Bernhard Culture Fund of the Netherlands Antilles. She was a fellow at The Photography Institute-National Graduate Seminar. Her work is part of the Lightwork Collection, the Southwest Collection at Texas Tech University, and the collection of the Island Government of St. Martin.
Recent exhibitions include the 2014 SITE Santa Fe Biennial. Her art has been exhibited in solo and group shows nationally, internationally including major group exhibits at the Jersey City Museum, and the Brooklyn Museum. She has published two poetry collections: The Rainy Season and skin. She has participated in the Utan Kayu Literary Bienale in Jakarta, Indonesia, the Global Poetry Festival in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa and Winternacthen Literary Festival in The Hague, the Netherlands.
Deborah Jack is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at New Jersey City University where she teaches photography classes.
Video art: Somewhere in the tangle of roots and limbs
See more: www.deborahjack.com
April 26, 2017