Jordan Casteel (b. 1989 in Denver, CO) received her B.A. from Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA for Studio Art (2011) and her M.F.A. in Painting and Printmaking from Yale School of Art in New Haven, CT (2014). She has been an artist-in-residence at Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY, (2015) Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Process Space, Governors Island, NY, (2015), The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY (2015), and is currently an awardee for The Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program, DUMBO, NY (2016). She has had two solo exhibitions in New York with Sargent’s Daughters in August 2014 and October 2015 and was featured in Artforum, New York Times, Flash Art, New York Magazine, FADER, Time Out New York, The New York Observer and Interview Magazine. Casteel is an Assistant Professor at Rutgers University-Newark.