Visiting Artist Jessica "JG" Gatlin

The Horowitz Center 2023 Visiting Artist: Jessica “JG” Gatlin

Exhibition Title:

WFH//BIF (Works From Home // Before I Forget)

June 5 - July 30

This exhibit features a series of experimental textile compositions and assemblages that explore the intersections, overlaps, conflicts and disconnects of the artist’s matrilineal craft traditions and formal education in fine art. 


Artist Bio:

Jessica “JG” Gatlin (she/her) is an artist, maker and part-time sorceress based in Baltimore, MD. In her interdisciplinary practice, JG uses both speculative and terrestrial approaches to pursue ways to deconstruct and dismantle the oppressive structures within a White Supremacist Capitalist Patriarchy. Jessica Gatlin received her BFA in Studio Art from Florida State University and MFA from the University of Tennessee - Knoxville. She has participated in several reputable artist residencies and fellowships, including the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw, PL, the Ox-Bow School of Art, and Artist Residency, Saugatuck, MI. In 2019, JG served as the Hamblet Artist-in Residence at Vanderbilt University. Currently, she is Assistant Professor of Print and Extended Media at the University of Maryland, College Park.


Free Lecture and Reception Information:

Saturday, June 24

The free lecture will be held in the Monteabaro Recital Hall between 10:00 and 11:00 a.m..

The reception will take place in the Horowitz Center Lobby between 4:00 and 7:00 p.m..


Courses and Workshops

There will be a two week course (June 20 - July 5) and a one day Printmaking workshop (June 24) available to the public. More information can be found here!

Visiting Artist Jessica "JG" Gatlin