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 lives in Indianapolis and is an Associate Professor of Art at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.
INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona (2 December 2016 - 9 April 2017)
Water, Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, Kansas (28 April - 12 May 2017)
Still They Persist: Protest Art of the 2017 Women's Marches, Wave Pool Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio (13 May - 24 June 2017) and Lexington Art League, Lexington, Kentucky (28 July - 13 August 2017), Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio (9 - 22 October 2017)
2017 Photographic Arts Council/Los Angeles Research Fellowship, Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona
Peck School of the Arts University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Artists Now! Lecture Series (September 2017)
Autobiography in Water, Atrium Gallery, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana (1 - 13 November 2017)