Jacinda Russell is a conceptual artist who 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 the Phoenix Art Museum, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Texas Gallery, Houston Center for Photography, and the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. In 2017, she was awarded the Photographic Arts Council / Los Angeles Research Fellowship at the Center for Creative Photography. 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, Indiana and works as an Associate Professor of Art at Ball State University.
2019 Indiana Arts Commission Individual Advancement Program Grant for Metaphorical Antipodes
2018-2019 High Art Billboard Project, Indianapolis, Indiana
Visiting Artist, Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland (October 2018)
Shifting Landscapes: Past, Present and Future, Panel Discussion with Anh-Thuy Nguyen and Carlos Pacheco, Society for Photographic Education Northwest Regional Conference, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming (22 September 2018)
Shining Rock Poetry Anthology and Book Review, Cover, Issue 7, Summer 2018
Icelandic Blue: Pantone 15-3908 available at Fall Line Press.