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Jaclyn Wright

Jaclyn Wright is a multi-disciplinary artist and educator. Her work incorporates archival images, in-camera collages using a large format view camera, performance, video, 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 solo exhibitions include Filter Space (Chicago), Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (Salt Lake City), Sabine Street Studios (Houston), and SFO Museum (San Francisco); recent and upcoming group exhibitions include Light Work (Syracuse), Halsey McKay Gallery (East Hampton), Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam (Netherlands), Kimball Arts Center (Park City),  SF Camerawork (San Francisco) OCT-LOFT (Shenzhen, China), the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (Salt Lake City), 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.