Tomashi Jackson (b. 1980, Houston, Texas) grew up in Los Angeles, California and is a graduate of The Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. She received her MFA in Painting and Printmaking from the Yale University School of Art in 2016; earned her Master of Science in Art, Culture, and Technology from the MIT School of Architecture and Planning in 2012; completed her BFA from Cooper Union in 2010, and is a 2019 alumna of the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture. She is the recipient of the 2023 Rappaport Prize awarded by the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, the 2022 Roy R. Neuberger Prize from the Neuberger Museum at SUNY Purchase, and received a Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant in 2020.
Solo museum exhibitions have taken place at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, Colorado (Across The Universe), the Neuberger Museum at SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY (SLOW JAMZ), Parrish Art Museum, Watermill, NY (The Land Claim) the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University (Brown II), both in 2021; the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio (Love Rollercoaster) in 2020; and the Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw University, Kennesaw, GA (Interstate Love Song) in 2018. Catalogs for the exhibitions at the MCA Denver, Neuberger Museum, Radcliffe Institute, and the Parrish Art Museum reflect the in-depth original research behind these shows as well as the exhibited works. Jackson’s work has been included in group exhibitions at the Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University, Waco, Texas, High Museum of Art, Atlanta; The Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Boston Museum of Fine Arts; the Baltimore Museum of Art; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, the Institute for Contemporary Art, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, and Mass MoCA among many others. Jackson was included in the 2019 Whitney Biennial.
Works by Jackson are in the collections of MOCA, Los Angeles; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Perez Art Museum Miami; the High Museum of Art, Atlanta; the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; the Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Boston Museum of Fine Arts; the Baltimore Museum of Art; the Parrish Art Museum, Watermill, NY; and the Studio Museum in Harlem, among others.
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