Jamie Robertson, Self Portrait with Butterfly Clips, Archival Inkjet Print, 16 x 20", 2018
Jamie Robertson is a visual artist and educator from Houston, Texas. She earned a BA in Art and MFA in Studio Art with a concentration in photography and digital media from the University of Houston. In addition, she also holds an MS in Art Therapy from Florida State University. She is a former recipient of the American Art Therapy Association’s ‘Pearlie Roberson Award’ for her joint Frenchtown Mural project. Robertson is also one half of the podcast, Where I See Me, which examines the presence of Black and Brown people in comics and media.
Her creative practice is an autobiographical examination of history and identity in the African Diaspora through the mediums of photography and video. Her work was featured in Where We Are at Art League Houston and Through the Lens: Identity, Representation & Self-Presentation at Florida A & M University Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery. She currently works as Adjunct Professor and Lecturer at the University of Houston and Sam Houston State University.
Learn more about Jamie and these photographs on Float Magazine and take a look at her in discussion with Houston artist Theresa Escobedo in the Fresh Arts Virtual Conversation Series on how they are staying creative and adapting their projects and practice during COVID-19
Pre-Order Robertson's book, Charting the Afriscape of Leon County, Texas by Jamie Robertson from Fifth Wheel Press online here.
Jamie is supporting the Houston Food Bank