92Y Instructor Biography

Jaclyn Brown

Jaclyn Brown (b.1983) moved to NYC from  Ontario, Canada. She received her BFA from Ontario College of Art and Design (2006) and her MFA from the New York Academy of Art (2009). She has taught workshops at the Affordable Art Fair, FIAF and the Beam Center in Brooklyn.

She creates narrative paintings that often involve characters and animals. Her work has been exhibited in New York, Philadelphia and Connecticut. Recent shows include In the Boros at Denise Bibro Gallery in New York, Fiction/non-fiction at Storefront in Brooklyn and Take Home a Nude at Sotheby's. Jaclyn completed a two-month residency at KW Institute in Berlin (2008). In 2010 she received the award for best emerging artist in mixed media from GLAAD OUT Auction. During the summer of 2014 Jaclyn will travel and create during a month long residency at Jiwar in Barcelona. She currently lives and works in Bushwick.