Jacky Connolly

b. 1990, lower Hudson Valley, USA



Master of Fine Arts – Digital Arts
Master of Science – Library and Information Science

Pratt Institute, 2016

Bachelor of Arts – Photography, Art History, Critical Studies
Bard College at Simon’s Rock, 2011

Solo / Two-Person Exhibitions & Screenings

Life Simulations / Microscope Gallery / Brooklyn, NY
Jacky Connolly at Nocturnal Reflections / Macao / Milan, IT*
Jacky Connolly / Peach / Rotterdam, NL*
Anhedonia / Daata Editions @ NADA New York / New York, NY

Hudson Valley Ruins / Atlanta Contemporary / Atlanta, GA
Shadows on the Hudson / Kimberly-Klark / Queens, NY
Country Home Ideas / Bus Projects / Melbourne, AU
Jacky Connolly and Brandon Drew Holmes / Et al. / San Francisco, CA

Fawn's Leap, NY / Kimberly-Klark / Queens, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions / Screening Programs

Dreams and Nightmares / Dreamlands / The Whitney Museum of American Art / New York, NY
Post-Apocalyptic Realism / Museum Brandhorst / Munich, DE
3. The Set / curated by Jackie Im & Aaron Harbour / Holiday Forever / Jackson, WY
CITIZENSFIVE / Art Athina / Athens, GR*
Film Cologne / Art Cologne / Cologne, DE
Daata in Venice / Venice Biennale / Venice, IT
A Goth Life / Strangelove Time Based Media Festival / Folkestone, UK

Skins / Ellis King / Dublin, IE
Puppet Show / 15 Orient / Brooklyn, NY
3BHK / Home-Sweet-Home / Fort Cochin, IN
Neversink Woods / curated by Betty Roytburd and Anny Oberlink / Neversink, NY
Pinky Rose x Hudson Valley Ruins / presented by Kimberly-Klark /Interstate Projects / Brooklyn, NY
Hudson Valley Ruins at Becoming That / curated by Levi Easterbrooks / §üb∫amsøñ / Boston, MA
Midnight Papers / curated by Elliott Cost / Et al. / San Francisco, CA
UA1273-UA1728 / curated by Elliot Cost / Silver Cloud Ranch / Kula, HI

hTERT / curated by Alex Ross / Hester / New York, NY
Black Widow Tetra / curated by Rafael Delacruz / Emeryville, CA
TEAR INFERNO / Et al. @ Land and Sea / Oakland, CA

Selected Bibliography

Allie Linn, "Erased (F)e-male Body: Processing Adolescent Female Trauma through a Surrogate in the work of Amanda Horowitz, Bunny Rogers, and Jacky Connolly," Post-Office Arts Journal, April 2017.
Christopher Schreck, "Jacky Connolly," Sex Magazine, March 2017.
E.C. Flamming, "Sims 3, Suburban Horror, and the Sinister Genius of Jacky Connolly," Paste Magazine, January 2017.
Tim Gentles, "Jacky Connolly’s Shadows on the Hudson," Art Agenda, November 2016.
Orit Gat, "Jacky Connolly: Hudson Valley Ruins," Vdrome, October 2016.
Shelby Jackson, "Hudson Valley Ruins," June 2016.
Jamie Sterns, "Jacky Connolly's Hudson Valley Ruins," June 2016.
Emma Hazen, "Artist Profile: Jacky Connolly," Rhizome, February 2016.
Paige K. Bradley, "Jacky Connolly and Flannery Silva," Artforum Critics' Picks, October 2015.

Artist Lectures & Workshops

NADA Presents: Anhedonia: Jacky Connolly in Conversation with Chrissie Iles / NADA New York / New York, NY
Hudson Valley Ruins: Worldmaking and Reenactment through Virtual Filmmaking Practices / Museum Brandhorst / Munich, DE

Interdisciplinary Arts Workshop, Artist's Talk, and Screening / Yale University / New Haven, CT
Screening / Bard College / Annandale-on-Hudson, NY


Sex Magazine: #1-10, 2012-2015. PowerHouse Books, 2016.
Jacky Connolly, "Lynn Hershman Leeson," Sex Magazine #10, Spring 2015.
Jacky Connolly, "Olia Lialina," Sex Magazine #8, Summer 2014.
Jacky Connolly, "The Girl with Ice Eyes," Sex Magazine #7, Spring 2014.

* forthcoming