October 18, 2012
Richmond Center for Visual Arts, room 2008
Deborah Jack 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.
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 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. 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. Jack is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at New Jersey City University where she teaches photography.