Duron JacksonArtist In Residence, Shine Portait Studio
Duron Jackson is Brooklyn based multi-disciplinary artist born in Harlem, New York. He received his MFA in Sculpture at Bard College, Milton Avery School of Art. Jackson is a 2013 recipient of the prestigious Fulbright research fellowship, granted by the U.S. State Department for creative research in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, where he was concurrently artist in residence at Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia. Duron Jackson has been featured in the AIM Biennial at Bronx Museum, New York City. Modern Painters magazine listed Jackson as one of the 100 artists to watch for 2012, the same year he was awarded Brooklyn Museum’s Raw/Cooked solo exhibition sponsored by Bloomberg Media. Duron’s residency was supported by Shine while he worked on his solo exhibition, and multimedia and portrait based public art project, The Missing, at Aljira, A Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ.