Tomashi Jackson, as ARCAthens’ visual art fellow, has been participating in the Occupy Atopos residency Studio from October 1 to November 15, 2019.

Tomashi Jackson is a multi-disciplinary artist who uses the formal properties of color perception as an aesthetic strategy to investigate the value of human life in public space. Jackson was born in Houston, Texas in 1980 and grew up in Los Angeles, California. She received her MFA in Painting and Printmaking from 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; and her BFA from Cooper Union in 2010.Jackson’s solo exhibition Time Out of Mind is currently on view at Tilton Gallery, New York. Her work is also included in the Whitney Biennial 2019, New York, and in Hinge Pictures: Eight Women Artists Occupy the Third Dimension at the Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans. Her first solo museum exhibition,Interstate Love Song, took place at the Zuckerman Museum of Art in Kennesaw, Georgia in ARCAthens Awards Two Fellowships for Its Second Residency Program and Partners with ATOPOS cvcMIRANDA LASHARCAthens Curatorial FellowPRESS RELEASEPAGE 1/2TOMASHI JACKSONARCAthens Visual Art FellowPHOTO: CHRISTOPHER GREGORY2018, and her work has been included in numerous group exhibitions including Give and Take: High-lighting Recent Acquisitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and In the Abstract atMASS MoCA, North Adams, MA in 2017.Jackson is a 2019 Resident Artist at the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture and she will have a solo exhibition at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York during the summer of 2020. Her work is included in the collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. She has taught at the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, the Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts, and Cooper Union, New York, and she has been a visiting artist at New York University. Jackson lives and works in Cambridge, Massachusetts and New York City.

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