Tomashi Jackson, “Color Problems”

Tomashi Jackson, From Radicalism to Respectability, 2018, Silkscreen, oil, Georgia red clay, and acrylic on canvas and paper, 72 x 50 inches. Courtesy Tilton Gallery.
ACT at MIT

ACT alumna Tomashi Jackson (SMACT ’12) will be giving a talk on Thursday, May 23 at the Yale Norfolk School of Art Lecture Series: The Ethics of Color.

During her lecture, entitled “Color Problems,” she will share a selection of projects that illustrate both failed and successful attempts at solving color problems through her work.

Tomashi Jackson was born in 1980 in Houston and raised in Los Angeles. She earned her BFA from the Cooper Union School of Art in 2010. She earned her Master of Science in Art, Culture and Technology from ACT, and her Master of Fine Art in Painting and Printmaking from the Yale University School of Art. Tomashi has lectured as a visiting artist at NYU and School of Visual Arts New York, she has taught at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, is current faculty in the Lesley University MFA Program, the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, and the Rhode Island School of Design.

Her work is in the permanent collection of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and the Pizutti Collection, Ohio. Her work has been exhibited at the Contemporary Art Center New Orleans, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. She is represented by the Tilton Gallery in New York City. She lives and works in New York City and Cambridge, Mass.

Full press release can be found here.

More information about the Yale Norfolk School of Art Summer 2019 Lecture Series can be found by visiting their website.