Graduate Teaching Associate
Jacklyn Brickman is a visual artist whose work aims to explore the effects of competitive survivorship within natural and cultural ecosystems and the dynamic interrelationship between people and their habitats. Brickman’s work spans installation, sculpture, and new media with special interest in collaboration and social engagement. Born in Mt. Clemens, MI. Graduated with honors from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI with a BFA in Fine Arts and a Minor in Photography. Studied at Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico during a semester abroad followed by a month of traveling via bus and hammock through southern Mexico. Awarded a Fellowship and Residency at Jentel Foundation in Banner, Wyoming; Connecting Heritage Fellowship and Residency through the Maryland Milestones/Anacostia Trails Heritage Area and the Pyramid Atlantic Art Center in Hyattsville, Maryland; and a Popp's Packing stipend for NOMAD Detroit made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Erb Family Foundation. Co-curated exhibitions and shared studio space at Butter Projects in Royal Oak, MI. Brickman has entertained a number of odd jobs, all of which have colored her professional artmaking; notably becoming a Licensed Realtor, Volunteer Frog and Toad Surveyor, Certified Babywearing Educator and Certified Bra Fitter. She has exhibited in the US, Canada, and Slovenia.