Jackie Milad (Baltimore, MD) Invents and references symbols from her multi-ethnic background, and creates textured works on paper by collaging older works into current drawings. Her work has been featured in group and solo exhibitions at Phoebe Projects curated by Alex Ebstein (Baltimore, MD, 2016), Lycoming College (Lycoming, PA, 2013), Gettysburg College (Gettysburg, PA, 2011), Flashpoint (Washington D.C., 2010), Museo de Arte de Mazatlan (Mazatlan, MX, 2007), DiFOCUR de Sinaloa Galleria (Culiacan, MX 2007), Transmitter (Brooklyn, NY, 2015), Arlington Art Center (Arlington, VA, 2010), Silber Gallery (Baltimore, MD 2009). In 2010 and 2016 Milad was awarded an individual artist grant from Maryland State Arts Council. Jackie was a resident of the Creative Alliance at the Patterson in 2003 and participated in an artist residency at the Vermont Studio Center in 2015. Jackie is a 2018 Sondheim Prize Semi-Finalist. Milad received her BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts, and her MFA from Towson University in 2005.
(Image of Jackie and her parents taken in 1975 - Baltimore, Maryland)