Jane Lackey is a visual artist based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Lackey’s solo and group exhibitions include Welcome Trust, London; Contemporary Art Space, Osaka; I Space, Chicago; Exit Art, New York City; Tang Teaching Museum, Syracuse; Detroit Institute of the Arts; Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI; Asheville Art Museum, Bellevue Art Museum, WA; The Art Gym, OR; New Mexico Museum of Art and Center for Contemporary Art in Santa Fe among many others. Lackey’s work is in the permanent collections of Detroit Institute of the Arts, Cranbrook Art Museum, Hallmark Fine Arts, Museum of Art and Design, Welcome Trust, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, the James A. Michener Collection, Kent State, Ohio, private and corporate collections.
She has been awarded residencies at the La Napoule Art Foundation, La Napoule, France, the Camargo Foundation, Cassis, France and was recipient of the 2011 US-Japan Creative Artist Exchange Fellowship spent in Kyoto and surrounding areas of Japan. Lackey’s work has been supported by artist grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Illinois Arts Council, Artist Trust, Seattle, Grand Arts, Kansas City. Lackey held the position of Artist-in-Residence and Head of Fiber Department at Cranbrook Academy of Art between 1997-2007. Prior to that she was Professor and Department Chair/Fiber at Kansas City Art Institute. She is Contributing Faculty at Santa Fe University of Art and Design and teaches in many guest venues around the US. She holds a BFA from California College of the Arts and MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Lackey was born and raised in eastern Tennessee.