Born: Kingston, Jamaica
Lives: New York City, USA
2016 “The Female Sexual Desires Project.” Meyerhoff Gallery. Baltimore, Maryland.
2015 “Daughters of Zion.” Cleo Driver Miller Art Gallery. Bridgewater College. Bridgewater, Virginia.
2012 “Conversation Quilts.” Meredith Gallery. Virginia State University. Petersburg, Virginia.
2010 “View from Afar” & “Watercolors.” The Jamaican Embassy in Belgium. Brussels, Belgium.
“The Conversation Series.” The Facoltà di Scienze della Formazione – Università degli Studi di Trieste. Trieste, Italy.
2009 “Moroccan Tales.” Au Grain de Sesame, Galerie d’art et Métiers. Rabat, Morocco.
“Hand of Fatima.” 16th Annual Maghrebi Area Studies Symposium for US Fulbright grantees, at Tour Hassan Hotel. Rabat, Morocco.
2016 “Negotiated Realities.” Macy Gallery. Colombia University. New York, New York.
2016 “In situ: paisajes y entornos en las Grandes Antillas.” Museo de Arte Dr. Pío López Martínez. Universidad de Puerto Rico en Cayey. Cayey, Puerto Rico.
2016 “Made Vulnerable.” Small Axe Visualities (SXV) Online Exhibition Series. http://smallaxe.net/sx-visualities/curated-project
2016 “Digital.” National Gallery of Jamaica. Kingston, Jamaica.
2016 “Picture This.” Callahan Center. St. Francis College. Brooklyn, New York.
2015 “Flamboyant.” Art in Embassies. United States Embassy. Praia, Cape Verde.
2015 “Two Artists, Two Visions.” Gallery Space At Wagner. New York, New York.
2014 “Homage 3.” Art in Embassies. United States Embassy. Niamey, Niger.
2014 “Shots, Strokes, Threads: Volume 3.” Cohen Library Archives Gallery. City College of New York. New York, New York.
2012 “Outward Reach: 7 Jamaican Photography and New Media Artists.” Art Museum of the Americas. Washington, DC.
“Blue Alpha.” La Mama La Galleria. New York, New York.
“Jubilation! 50.” The Calabash International Literary Trust. Treasure Beach, Jamaica.
“NYU VENICE 1974-2011, Artists and Angiola Churchill”. 80wse Galleries. New York, New York.
“Flower Mart.” The National Cathedral. Washington, DC.
“The Rum and Art Show.” Bratenahl House. Washington, DC.
2007 “Writers Who Paint/ Painters Who Write: Two Jamaican Artists.” The Caribbean Literary & Cultural Center. Brooklyn, New York.
2003 “Works in Progress.” Studio Art della New York University alla facolta di Design dell’IuaV. Venice, Italy.
2014 – 2015 “Jamaica Biennial 2014.” National Gallery of Jamaica. Kingston, Jamaica.
2012 – 2013 “6th National Biennial of Jamaica.” National Gallery of Jamaica. Kingston, Jamaica.
2012 “Outward Reach: 7 Jamaican Photography and New Media Artists.”Art Museum of the Americas. Washington, DC.
2016 “The Female Sexual Desires Project.” Thesis talk. Maryland Institute College of Art. Baltimore, Maryland.
2015 “The Female Sexual Desires Project.” Institute of Fine Arts. New York University. New York, New York.
2015 “The Babylon & Zion Paintings.” Bridgewater College. Bridgewater, Virginia.
2014 “The Dance of the Guedra Paintings.” City College of New York. New York, New York.
2013 “Writing and Painting.” St. John’s University. Long Island, New York.
2012 “Writing and Painting.” New York University. New York, New York.
2017 Summer Research/ Creative Production Stipend
2016 Mentoring Program for Diverse Faculty Grant, New York University
2016 Graduate Research Development Grant, Maryland Institute College of Art
2016 OCM Bocas Award for Caribbean Literature, Non-Fiction Category
2015 Mentoring Program for Diverse Faculty Grant, New York University
2015 Museums Connect Grant, U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the American Alliance of Museums
2015 Leslie King-Hammond Graduate Award, Maryland Institute College of Art
2015 Mentoring Program for Diverse Faculty Grant, New York University
2014 Graduate Research Development Grant, Maryland Institute College of Art
2014 Mentoring Program for Diverse Faculty Grant, New York University
2014 Museums Connect Grant, U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the American Alliance of Museums
2013 Graduate Research Development Grant, Maryland Institute College of Art
2009-2010 UNESCO/Fulbright Fellow, Paris, France
2008-2009 Fulbright Fellow, Rabat, Morocco
2000 Travel Grant, The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, New York University
2000 The Arthur Schomburg Award for Excellence in the Humanities, New York University
Commissions/ Book Covers
Book cover. The Gymnast & Other Positions: Stories, Essays, Interviews. By Jacqueline Bishop. London: Peepal Tree Press, December 2015.
Magazine cover. Wasafiri. International Contemporary Writing. Issue no 81. London: United Kingdom. Spring 2015.
Book cover. Black Lightning. By Roger Mais. Caribbean Classics Series. London: Peepal Tree Press, 2014.
“The Gymnast & Other Positions” Stories, Essays, Interviews. December 7th, 2015. Peepal Tree Press. Yorkshire: England.
“Snapshots from Istanbul.” Poems. August 31, 2009. Peepal Tree Press. Yorkshire: England.
“Writers Who Paint/Painters Who Write: Three Jamaican Artists.” Non-fiction. October 20, 2007. Peepal Tree Press. Yorkshire: England.
“The River’s Song.” Novel. April 4, 2007. Peepal Tree Press. Yorkshire: England.
“Fauna.” Poems. July 10, 2006. Peepal Tree Press. Yorkshire: England.
“My Mother Who Is Me: Life Stories From Jamaican Women in New York.” Non-fiction. June 9, 2006. Africa World Press. Trenton: New Jersey.
M.F.A., Studio Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, 2016
M.A., Studio Art, New York University, New York City, 2012
B.A., Psychology, Lehman College, Bronx, New York, 1994
“Studio A With Jacqueline Bishop.” Radio interview with host Sarah Courville. WKCR Radio. September 19th, 2016. https://www.cc-seas.columbia.edu/wkcr/audio/studio-jacqueline-bishop
“Untold Stories — Interview with Jacqueline Bishop — Part II.” By Veerle Poupeye. September 10, 2016. https://veerlepoupeye.wordpress.com/2016/09/10/interview-with-jacqueline-bishop-part-2/
“Untold Stories — Interview with Jacqueline Bishop — Part I.” By Veerle Poupeye. September 4, 2016. https://veerlepoupeye.wordpress.com/2016/09/04/untold-stories-interview-with-jacqueline-bishop-part-1/
“United States Embassy Niamey Art in Embassies Exhibition.” Catalogue. Art in Embassies Program. 2014-2017. Niamey, Niger. http://art.state.gov/filepassthru.ashx?af=files/exhibitions/Niamey+Publication+2016.pdf
“The Write Stuff: Jacqueline Bishop”. Radio interview with host Rachel Gilman. WNYU Radio. June 16th, 2016. https://soundcloud.com/wnyu/the-write-stuff-jacqueline-bishop
“Grants & Competitions, A Sourcebook for Artists and Designers.” Maryland Institute College of Art. 2016. Baltimore, Maryland. https://www.mica.edu/Documents/Career%20Services/grants/GrantsandCompetitionsSourcebook.pdf
‘“My Grandmother Was An Artist”: an interview with Jacqueline Bishop’. By Voichita Nachescu. Ducts. The webzine of personal stories. Issue 37: Summer 2016. Editor: Mary Cool. http://www.ducts.org/content/my-grandmother-was-an-artist-an-interview-with-jacqueline-bishop/
“Photographs from the ‘Facing Africa’ Series.” South Florida Poetry Journal. Volume 1, Number 1. Summer 2016. Editor: Lenny DellaRocca. http://www.southfloridapoetryjournal.com/photography.html
“Our Ancestors Who Art in Heaven: Jacqueline Bishop in Conversation with Funso Aiyejina.” By Funso Aiyejina. Wild River Review. May 1, 2016. Editors: Kimberly Nagy and Joy Stocke. http://www.wildriverreview.co/interview-our-ancestors-who-art-in-heaven-jacqueline-bishop-in-conversation-with-funso-aiyejina/
“Love How She Flex: The Creative Agility of Artist and Writer Jacqueline Bishop.” By Loretta Collins Klobah. Bookends Magazine. The Jamaica Observer. Kingston: Jamaica. May 1, 2016. Editor: Sharon Leach.
“Leaping between the lines.” Bishop speaks about female sexual desire and issues that move her art and writing. By Shereen Ali. The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper. Port of Spain: Trinidad. April 27, 2016.
“Digital.” National Gallery of Jamaica. April 24-July 4, 2016. Kingston, Jamaica.
“Telling We Own Story — Art from the Caribbean.” Liz’s Daly Culture. March 11, 2016. http://www.lizdalyculturedigest.com/2016/03/tellin-we-own-story-art-from-the-caribbean/
WomanSpeak, A Journal of Writing and Art by Caribbean Women. Naussau, The Bahamas. Volume 8. 2016. “Three quilts: Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother.” Essay: “Odes to the Mountains of Jamaica.” Editor: Lyn Sweeting.
“Cross-Cultural Exchange Encouraged Through Museum Connect Initiative”. Shereita Grizzle. August 23, 2015. Jamaica Observer. http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/entertainment/20150823/cross-cultural-exchange-encouraged-through-museum-connect-initiative
“Jacqueline Bishop, Jamaican Views, Frames, Vistas and Images.” By Cheryl Sterling. Wasafiri. London: United Kingdom. Issue no 81. Spring 2015. Editor: Sharmilla Beezmohun.
“Two Artists, Two Visions.” A Black History Month Exhibit. Gallery Space At Wagner. Spring 2015. New York, New York.
“Jamaica Biennial 2014”. National Gallery of Jamaica. Kingston, Jamaica.
Calyx, A Journal of Art and Literature by Women. Corvallis, Oregon. Volume 28, Number 1. Summer 2014. “Three Photographs: Folly Annie, Folly Forest, Folly Fish.” Editor: Brenna Crotty.
“Jacqueline Bishop Coordinates “By the Work of Her Hands.”” MFAST Blog. MFA in Studio Art. Maryland Institute College of Art. http://mfastblog.wordpress.com/2014/07/24/jacqueline-bishop-coordinates-by-the-work-of-her-hands/
“Reliving, Rewriting, Reimagining”: An Interview with Jacqueline Bishop by Dr. Lea Haynes. ARC Art Recognition Culture. April 2, 2014. http://arcthemagazine.com/arc/2014/04/jb-interview/
Renaissance Noire. The Africana Studies Program. New York University. New York, NY. Volume 14 Issue 1: Spring/Summer 2014. Essay & Photography: “Claude McKay Songs of Morocco”. Editor: Quincy Troupe.
“Inside I Always Knew I was a Writer”: An Interview with Jacqueline Bishop by Opal Palmer Adisa. Moko Caribbean Arts and Letters. March 22, 2014. http://mokomagazine.org/wordpress/inside-i-always-knew-i-was-a-writer-an-interview-with-jaqueline-bishop/
TALIM Director’s Blog. Guest Post by Jacqueline Bishop. Essay: “Claude McKay’s Love Songs to Morocco.” Director: Gerald Loftus. March 8, 2014. http://www.talimblog.org/2014/03/claude-mckays-love-songs-to-morocco.html
“Jacqueline Bishop Talks About Writing Across the Diaspora” by Loren Kleinman. The Huffington Post. March 3, 2014. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/loren-kleinman/jacqueline-bishop-talks-a_b_4874399.html
“Jacqueline Bishop, Interview with John Hoppenthaler”. Connotation Press: An Online Artifact. March 1, 2014. http://www.connotationpress.com/a-poetry-congeries-with-john-hoppenthaler/march-2014/2238-jacqueline-bishop-poetry
“Jacqueline Bishop’s Art: A Synesthetic Experience”. An Interview with Michela Calderaro. Il Tolomeo: Articoli, recensioni e inediti delle Nuove Letterature. Venezia: Italia. 2013. 1-2, XVI 3 giugno.
Jacqueline Bishop. “Tempest Poems and Drawings.” Shakespeare’s Globe. 9th Annual Liberal Studies Colloquium. New York University: New York, New York. December 12, 2013. http://www.nyu.edu/projects/mediamosaic/LS-Shakespeare/Bishop.html
Jacqueline Bishop. “The Flowering of Female Desires.” The Huffington Post. November 14, 2013. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jacqueline-bishop/the-flowering-of-female-d_b_4276004.html
“The Childhood Memories Series by Jacqueline Bishop.” Wild River Review. http://www.wildriverreview.com/PLACES/PHOTOGRAPHY/Childhood-Memories/Bishop/November-2013
Jacqueline Bishop. “Exploring Further The Art of Female Desires.” The Huffington Post. October 14, 2013. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jacqueline-bishop/exploring-further-the art_b_4097171.html?utm_hp_ref=women&ir=Women
“Jacqueline Bishop Featured as Writer and Artist on Huffington Post and Fickle Grey Beast.” MFAST Blog. MFA in Studio Art. Maryland Institute College of Art. http://mfastblog.wordpress.com/2013/09/28/jacqueline-bishop-blogs-for-huffington-post-and-interviewed-by-fickle-grey-beast
Jacqueline Bishop. “Exploring The Art of Female Desires.” The Huffington Post. September 16, 2013. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jacqueline-bishop/female-desires_b_3934902.html
“The Haunted Self” Jacqueline Bishop, in conversation with Natalie D.A. Bennett,” http://theficklegreybeast.squarespace.com/journal/2013/9/4/the-haunted-self.html
“National Biennial 2012”. National Gallery of Jamaica. Kingston, Jamaica.
“Jacqueline Bishop | Jamaïque” February 20, 2013. http://www.uprising-art.com/portfolio/jacqueline-bishop-jamaique/
John Deamond. “Jamaican Visual Artists Celebrate Jamaica 50 in Washington.” The Jamaica Observer. September 23, 2012.
Gary Tischler. “For Boundary-Breaking Artists, Some Bonds Can’t Be Severed.” The Washington Diplomat. September 2, 2012.
“Celebrating VPAJ’s Members: Jacqueline Bishop, featured by CulturArt Inter Caribbean & Washington Diplomat.” September 17, 2012. http://www.vpaj.org/news/celebrating-vpaj-s-members-jacqueline-bishop-featured-culturart-inter-caribbean-washington-dipl
Louis Jacobson. “Reviewed: “Outward Reach”” at Art Museum of the Americas. Washington City Paper. August 3rd, 2012.
“Dc art exhibition celebrates Jamaican independence.” The Weekly Gleaner with Extra North America. August 2-8, 2012.
CulturArt Inter Caribbean Circle. “Artist of the Month: Jacqueline Bishop”. August 2012. http://culturartinternational.com/
Michael O’Sullivan. “Gallery Opening of the Week.” Express. A Publication of the Washington Post. July 27, 2012.
“Blue Alpha.” Exhibition Catalogue, July 28th to August 4th, 2012. La Mama La Galleria, New York, New York.
Alecia McKenzie. “Calabash Grows to New Heights.” Southern World Art News. June 28, 2012. http://www.southernworldartsnews.blogspot.com/
“Flower Mart 2012 — Celebrating Jamaica.” All Hallows Herald. Volume XXXV. Issue 2. Spring Garden 2012”: 2. http://www.allhallowsguild.org/news/doc/AHG_Herald_Spring2012.pdf
Derrick Scott. “All the rave in Washington—Jamaica stole heart and soul of Flower Mart Festival.” The Jamaica Gleaner. Outlook. May 27, 2012.
“NYU Venice 1974-2011 Artists & Angiola Churchill.” Exhibition Catalogue, May 23rd to June 9th, 2012. 80wse Galleries, New York, New York.
“Flower Mart Patrons to enjoy Jamaican Art.” The Current, Flower Mart 2012. FM 6. April 25, 2012”.
“Checking in With Jacqueline Bishop.” Bookends Bookshelf. The Sunday Observer. March 4, 2012”: 3.
“Meredith Gallery presents: Conversation Quilts — An Exhibition by Jacqueline Bishop.” VSU Pages. February 7, 2012. http://www.vsu.edu/pages/2662.asp?item=13560
“To Lehman With Love: An Artist’s Journey.” Lehman Today. Spring 2010: 27.
“Jacqueline Bishop in monstra all’Universita di Trieste.” 03/02/2010. http://www.connessomagazine.it/jacqueline-bishop-mostra-alluniversità-di-trieste
Jacqueline Bishop. “The Conversation Series & Odes to the Mountains of Jamaica.” AfroBeat Journal. Issue 1: Fall 2010.
Barbara Nelson. “Writing Like a Jamaican, in Morocco.” The Jamaica Gleaner. Arts and Leisure. Nov 22, 2009.
Carol B. Flemming. “When Color Speaks.” rev. of Writers Who Paint/ Painters Who Write–3 Jamaican Artists by Jacqueline Bishop, The Caribbean Writer Vol 23, 2009: 275-278.
Jared McCalister. “Jamaican writer-artists show work.” New York Daily News. November 15th, 2007.
Colin Rickards. “Bishop Finding New Outlets for her Talents.” She Caribbean. November/ December 2007: 100.
“Writers Who Paint; Painters Who Write: 2 Jamaican Artists Exhibition on in New York.” The Jamaica Observer. Oct. 14, 2007.
“Venezia-New York per l’arte.” La Nuova. Vendredi 22 Agosto, 2003: 23.
“NYU Venice 2003” Exhibition Catalogue, 2003, Studio Art della New York University alla facolta di Design dell’IuaV. Venice, Italy.