Ethan Jackson is a visual artist and designer working in light, photography, interactive media and installation. He studied photography, earning a BA (1992) at Williams College and an MFA (1996) at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has taught photography and related media full-time at Johnson State College (VT) and Reed College, among others, and now focuses on creative work, teaching occasionally.
He pursues projects nationally and internationally via public and private commissions, institutions, fellowships, residencies, and grants. He is nearing completion of a commission for a Denver, Colorado public library, and has been finalist for several large public commissions, including Denver’s Union Station. He has been Artist in Residence at Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Ucross, Djerassi, the Wurlitzer Foundation, and Yaddo among others.
Recent notable projects and exhibitions have taken place at Gallery Sugata, Kyoto (a series of generative anamorphic photographs, Duke University (optical installation at the Divinity School), the PASEO (interactive video at Taos, NM new media festival), and the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP (optical installations as K2FF Artist-in-Residence).