Deborah Jack is an artist whose work is based in photography, painting, video/sound installation, and text. Her work deals with trans-cultural existence, memory, re-memory and nature. Hurricanes, the sea, the land and salt are recurring metaphors in the narratives she constructs. She received her M.F.A. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Residencies include Lightwork A-I-R, Big Orbit Gallery Summer A-I-R, and a fellowship at The Photography Institute-National Graduate Seminar. She has received an SOS grant from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Prince Bernhard Culture Fund of the Netherlands Antilles. She was a fellow at The Photography Institute-National Graduate Seminar. Her art has been exhibited in solo and group shows nationally, internationally.
Her exhibitions include: Unsettled Landscapes, SITE:Santa Fe Biennial 2015, Caribe Now: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Diaspora organized by el Museo del Barrio, Infinite Island: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean at the Brooklyn Museum, at CIIS and Tropicalisms at the Jersey City Museum.
Jack is currently a tenured Assistant professor in the Art Department at New Jersey City University.