Jaclyn Wright is an American multi-disciplinary artist and educator. Her work incorporates archival images, in-camera collages using a large format view camera, performance, and photographic installations. Wright’s current work critically explores the culture of land use, legacies of settler colonialism, and late capitalism in the American West. Recent and upcoming solo exhibitions include Filter Space (Chicago, IL), Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (Salt Lake City, UT), Sabine Street Studios (Houston, TX), and SFO Museum (San Francisco, CA); recent and upcoming group exhibitions include Light Work (Syracuse, NY), Halsey McKay Gallery (East Hampton, NY), Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam (Netherlands), PhMuseum (Italy), SF Camerawork (San Francisco, CA) OCT-LOFT (Shenzhen, China), the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (Salt Lake City, UT), amongst others. Her monograph High Visibility (Blaze Orange), published by GOST Books, was released in September 2023. Her work has been included in collections at The Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, IL. Wright is a 2024-25 Foam Talent and was awarded the 2024 Photography Grant Main Prize by PhMuseum. She was a 2023 Utah Visual Arts Fellow and was a finalist for the 2023 Aperture Portfolio Prize. She received her MFA in Studio Art from Indiana University and is an Assistant Professor of Photography at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT.

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Upcoming Exhibitions + News:
Photography Grant Main Prize Winner 2024, PhMuseum, Bologna, Italy
High Visibility (Blaze Orange), Solo Exhibition, Filter Space, Chicago, IL
Foam Talent 2024-25, Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam, Netherlands
Foam Talent, Digital Exhibition
Foam Magazine #65: Talent
High Visibility (Blaze Orange), published by GOST Books

Recent Exhibitions + News:
Exciting Photography Now!, Matte Magazine
Utah Visual Arts Fellowship Recipient
Aperture Prize Finalist
Unseen – GOST Books Publishing Award
Between Life and Land: Identity, Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT
Today is Yesterday's Tomorrow, PhMuseum Days, Photo Festival, Bologna, Italy
High Visibility (Blaze Orange), Solo Exhibition, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT

Press:
PhMuseum
Hyperallergic
UMOCA
Southwest Contemporary
Musée Magazine, Issue 26
In the In-Between
Slug Magazine
Salt Lake Tribune
Light Leaked
Yield Magazine

Full CV available upon request.