CV

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


EDUCATION
2019

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

2019
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture \ Skowhegan, ME

2018
Royal College of Art Exchange Program \ London, UK

2013
BFA \ Fine Arts \ Cooper Union \ New York, NY







































RESIDENCIES \ FELLOWSHIPS
2019
Momentary AIR \ Crystal Bridges Museum \ Bentonville, AR
IdeasCity New Orleans \ New Museum \ New Orleans, LA

2018
Royal College Exchange Award \ UT Austin Department of Art & Art History \ London, UK

2017
The Shandaken Project \ Storm King \ Vales Gate, NY
Thread Residency \ Alders Foundation \ Sinthian, Senegal

2016
Van Lier Visual Artist Fellowship \ Wave Hill \ Bronx, NY
Keyholder Residency \ Lower East Side Printshop \ NY, NY

2015
BHQFU Residency \ BHQFU \ NY, NY

2013
Artist In the Marketplace \ The Bronx Museum \ Bronx, NY

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2019

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


2018
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

2017
Ariel Jackson:The Origin of the Blues
curated by Amber Lopez \ RISD Museum \ Providence, RI

2016
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

2015
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

2013
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
  

PRESS/PUBLICATION
2019
'First Look: Ariel René Jackson' by Sean J Carney \ Art in America \ Feb 1 Issue

2018
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

2016
'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

2015
'Spectral Projections:Color, Race & Abstraction in the Moving Image'
by Marie Christina Villasenor \ Abstract Video Art by Gabrielle Jennings \ University of California Press \ Sept

2014
'American Beauty' by Holland Cotter \ New York Times \ Art Review \ Jan 23