Acrylic on torn dyed canvas
14 x 9 inches
Jamie Powell was born and raised in West Virginia. For the last decade New York City has been her home where she has worked extensively in arts education as a faculty member at Pratt Art Institute and as a Teaching Artist for the Studio In A School and Dedalus Foundations. Jamie received her MFA and the Paul Robeson Emerging Artist Award from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. She has exhibited her paintings extensively over the last ten years including: FLUXspace in Philadelphia, Soil Gallery in Seattle, Momenta Art in Brooklyn and Garis & Hahn in New York. She’s received grants from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Vermont Studio Center and Pratt Institute. Currently, she lives and works in Queens, New York where in 2014 she Co-founded an artist-run-studio and project space called Reservoir Art Space.