Tomashi Jackson (b. 1980, Houston, TX) received an MS from the MIT School of Architecture and Planning, and an MFA in Painting and Printmaking from the Yale School of Art. She was included in the 2019 Whitney Biennial, and was a 2019 Resident Artist at the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Madison, ME. She has presented solo exhibitions at multiple institutions, including the Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY; Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw, GA; and Tilton Gallery, New York, NY, among others. Her work has also been featured in group exhibitions at several institutions and galleries, including Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University, Houston, TX; Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Lehman College Gallery of Art, Bronx, NY; Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX; Institute for Contemporary Art, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA; Matthew Marks Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY; MoCA Los Angeles; MASS MoCA; and Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA, among others. Her work has been acquired to the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY; MoCA, Los Angeles, CA; Pizzuti Collection at the Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; and Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD. She has taught at the Rhode Island School of Design, the Massachusetts College of Art, and Cooper Union, and she has been a visiting artist at New York University. Jackson lives and works between Cambridge, MA and New York City.