Jessica Houston has an MA from Columbia University. She was an invited artist aboard an Arctic voyage sponsored by Cape Farewell. She has created site-specific works for the New Jersey MOCA, Asbury Park, New Jersey; the Castello di Corigliano, Puglia, Italy; Governors Island, NY, NY and The Albany Airport, Albany, NY. Select exhibitions & projects include Art in Odd Places (NY, NY), International Polar Year Conference (Oslo, Norway), The Painting Center (NY, NY), Printed Matter (NY, NY), Museum of Contemporary Art (Detroit, MI), Arts House (Melbourne, Australia) and Chiesa di San Lorenzo (Florence, Italy). She has been awarded residencies at The Albers Foundation in Bethany, CT; NES in Skagaströnd, Iceland; at the CAMAC Centre of Art, Science and Technology in France; and with Rosenclaire in Italy. She was nominated for a Rema Hort Mann Grant. She teaches at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and she has lectured at Columbia University; Concordia University; OCAD University; and The Art Institute of Florence, Italy.
b. 1970, Chicago, IL