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Jackson Polys

Visiting Assistant Professor

Fine Arts
School of Art

Jackson Polys is a multi-disciplinary artist belonging to Tlingit territory, living and working between what are currently called Alaska and New York, and holds an MFA from Columbia University (2015). He is a recipient of an NACF Mentor Artist Fellowship. He is a core contributor to New Red Order, a public secret society dedicated to examining desires for indigeneity, settler colonial tendencies, and obstacles to Indigenous growth and agency. His works have appeared at the Alaska State Museum, Anchorage Museum, Artists Space, Burke Museum, e-flux, Images Festival, MIT, MOCAD, Park Avenue Armory, Sundance Film Festival, Union Docs, Toronto Biennial of Art, and the Whitney Biennial 2019.