Jennifer Packer, Jess, 2018 Collection of Ursula Burns Photo: Jason Wyche

Jennifer Packer
Spotlight Artist in Residence
Winter 2022


Jennifer Packer is a painter known for her portraits, still lives and interior scenes. Packer has been recognized by the American Academy of Arts and Letters and received the Nancy B. Negley Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome in 2020-2021. She was the 2012-2013 Artist-in-Residence at the Studio Museum in Harlem and a Visual Arts Fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA from 2014-2016. Packer is an Assistant Professor in the Painting Department at the Rhode Island School of Design.


Jennifer Packer will visit UC Davis from Febraury 6-13, 2022.


Lecture details forthcoming.


Photographs will be available at the conclusion of the residency.

Banner image: Detail from Jennifer Packer, Jess, 2018, Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 inches. Collection of Ursula Burns. Photo by Jason Wyche