Jacinda Russell

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:

Lenscratch States Project: Indiana Guest Editor (June 2016)

Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts Residency (May 2016)

The Elevated Selfie: Beyond the Bathroom Mirror, LightBox Photographic Gallery, Astoria, OR (May 2016) and The Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA (July 2016)

Playa Artist Residency, Summer Lake, Oregon (March 2016)

Emoji Art History featured in étapes: 229: Signes et Symboles, Janvier-Février 2016