b. 1991
Raised in New Orleans, LA 
Lives and works in Austin, TX


MFA \ Transmedia and Print \ University of Texas at Austin \ Austin, TX

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture \ Skowhegan, ME

Royal College of Art Exchange Program \ London, UK

BFA \ Fine Arts \ Cooper Union \ New York, NY

Momentary AIR \ Crystal Bridges Museum \ Bentonville, AR
IdeasCity New Orleans \ New Museum \ New Orleans, LA

Royal College Exchange Award \ UT Austin Department of Art & Art History \ London, UK

The Shandaken Project \ Storm King \ Vales Gate, NY
Thread Residency \ Alders Foundation \ Sinthian, Senegal

Van Lier Visual Artist Fellowship \ Wave Hill \ Bronx, NY
Keyholder Residency \ Lower East Side Printshop \ NY, NY

BHQFU Residency \ BHQFU \ NY, NY

Artist In the Marketplace \ The Bronx Museum \ Bronx, NY

Less than half: Women of Texas
by Hall W Rockefeller \ Interview
A View From the Easel During Times of Quarantine
by Alisa Wouk Almino \ Hyperallergic \ Article
A Q&A with Ariel René Jackson
\ The Momentary \ Interview

'First Look: Ariel René Jackson' by Sean J Carney \ Art in America \ Feb 1 Issue

Original Language Catalog
by Natasha Marie Llorens feat. 'Cogitations on Surviving Language' by Ladi'Sasha Jones \ CUE Art Foundation \ Sept
Out of Easy Reach Catalog by Allison M. Glenn \ The University of Chicago Press \ Sept
'Monuments for a New Era' \ New York Times \ Art Opinion \ Aug

'Abstracting the City:"Crescent Elsewhere" at the Black Cinema House' by Allison M. Glenn \ Pelican Bomb \ Art Review \ June 15
'Ariel Jackson - "Focus" at the Studio Museum in Harlem' by Alan Lupiani \ Art Review \ June 15

'Spectral Projections:Color, Race & Abstraction in the Moving Image'
by Marie Christina Villasenor \ Abstract Video Art by Gabrielle Jennings \ University of California Press \ Sept

'American Beauty' by Holland Cotter \ New York Times \ Art Review \ Jan 23

A Welcoming Place
\ Women & Their Work Gallery \ Austin, TX\ Solo Exhibition
Doubt & Imagination \ Dallas Contemporary \ Dallas, TX\ Solo Screening

Make America What America Must Become
\ Contemporary Art Center \ New Orleans, LA
Dear Future...
\ University of Northern Colorado \ Greeley, CO
Another Country
\ Terrault Gallery \ Baltimore, MD
Carver's Message in Blue
\ George Washington Carver Museum \ Austin, TX \ Performance


Video Series curated by Sara O'Keefe \ New Museum \ NY, NY
L O O M S  curated by Partial Shade  \ Sweet Pass Sculpture Park \ Dallas, TX
In Practice:Other Objects curated by Gee Wesley \ SculptureCenter \ NY, NY
A Recounting:Data, Disinformation & Blackness curated by Elisa Durrette \ Guerrero Gallery \ San Francisco, CA

Cage Match Project VIII:Color Composition
(Installation)\ Museum of Human Achievement \ Austin, TX
All I See Is Blue (performance)with Michael J. Love \ CUE Art Foundation \ NY, NY
Original Language
curated by Natasha Marie Llorens \ CUE Art Foundation \ NY, NY
Constructing the Break curated by Allison Glenn \ Contemporary Art Center \ New Orleans, LA
Out of Easy Reach curated by Allison Glenn \ Depaul Art Museum \ Chicago, IL

Ariel Jackson:The Origin of the Blues
curated by Amber Lopez \ RISD Museum \ Providence, RI

Let It Be Known
(screening) curated by Erin Christovale \ REDCAT \ Los Angeles, CA
Crescent Elsewhere (screening) curated by Erin Christovale \ Rebuild Foundation's Black Cinema House \ Chicago, IL
Synthetic Zero: Creative Technology (screening) curated by Mitsu Hadeishi \ Bronx Art Space \ Bronx, NY
(Im)permanent Landscapes (screening) curated by Sarah G. Sharp \ Terrault Contemporary Gallery \ Baltimore, MD
The Blues Data Crop:The Gains and Loss of Black Farmers in America
(solo) \ Wave Hill \ Bronx, NY
Focus:Ariel Jackson curated by Amanda Hunt \ Studio Museum in Harlem \ Harlem, NY

The Black Fantastic\ Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture \ Harlem, NY
Fall Open House (performance)\ The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture \ Harlem, NY
Bronx Biennial\ The Bronx Museum \ Bronx, NY
Afrofuturismtns Conference (performance)\ The New School \ NY, NY

American Beauty
curated by William Villalongo \ Susan Inglett Gallery \ NY, NY
Culture, History + Video curated by Shani Peters \ Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit \ Detroit, MI