Deborah Jack lives in Jersey City, NJ, and received her M.F.A. from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
She has attended residencies at Light Work and Big Orbit Gallery Summer Artist-in-Residence. She has received grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Prince Bernhard Culture Fund of the Netherlands Antilles. She was a fellow at The Photography Institute-National Graduate Seminar. Her work is the collections of Light Work, the Southwest Collection at Texas Tech University, and the collection of the Island Government of St. Martin. She has exhibited in solo and group shows nationally and internationally including major group exhibits at the Jersey City Museum, and the Brooklyn Museum. She has also published two poetry collections: The Rainy Season and skin. She has participated in the Utan Kayu Literary Bienale in Jakarta, Indonesia, the Global Poetry Festival in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa and Winternacthen Literary Festival in The Hague, the Netherlands.
Deborah Jack is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at New Jersey City University.She participated in Light Work’s Artist-in-Residence program in July 2003.