Jacinda Russell transforms objects into self-portraits, representations of place and symbols of fixation. She works primarily in the mediums of photography, sculpture, installation, and bookmaking. Her artwork has been exhibited at Texas Gallery, DiverseWorks, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Houston Center for Photography, and the Academy of Fine Art & Design in Wroclaw, Poland. Her writing is published in the book Learning to Love You More and the periodicals SPOT, Afterimage, Orlo and Art Lies. Born in Idaho, she received her BFA from Boise State University in Studio Art and her MFA from the University of Arizona. Currently, she is an Associate Professor of Art at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.
Current and Upcoming Projects:
Advance Program Award, Ball State University, Grant to visit Iceland for the series Autobiography in Water, (Summer 2015)
Idaho Booker's Dozen 2015, Traveling group exhibition with venues in Boise, Moscow, Idaho Falls, Twin Falls, Coeur d'Alene, Ketchum, Rexburg, Hailey and Mountain Home, ID (February 2015 - March 2016)
Two-person exhibition with Brent Cole, Arts Place, Portland, IN (January 2016)
Two-person exhibition with William Knipscher at Gallery 249, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH (21 January - 18 February 2016)