2021 Acrylic, Shinnecock wampum dust, and soil from the Parrish Art Museum grounds, a former potato field, on canvas, cotton textiles, paper potato bags, and paper bags with archival prints on PVC marine vinyl mounted on a handcrafted walnut, Douglas fir, and redwood awning structure with brass hooks and grommets 241.3 x 168.9 x 31.8 cm / 95 x 66 1/2 x 12 1/2 in
© Tomashi Jackson. Courtesy Tilton Gallery and Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York. Museum purchase with funds provided by Ellen and Howard Katz
Tomashi Jackson (b. 1980 Houston, TX; lives and works in Cambridge, MA and New York, NY) combines practices of painting, printmaking and sculpture with archival research in areas of public infrastructure policy. The work interrogates intersections between formal languages of visual art and political languages that drive histories of segregation, voting rights, education, transportation, labor and housing in the United States.
© Jessica Dalene. Courtesy The Watermill Center
Solo exhibitions include: ‘Brown II’ at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; ‘The Land Claim’ at the Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY; ‘Love Rollercoaster’ at The Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH; and ‘SLOW JAMZ’ at the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY.