Jackie (Jacqueline) Du was born in Morristown, NJ in 1989. She is currently a New York City Public School Art Educator in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. Jackie is the co-founder of Young Artist Zine Alliance a free, yearly art-making workshop offered to NYC teens at the City College of New York. Jackie was an Education Fellow at the Brooklyn Museum and has taught at arts organizations including Arts in Action Visual Art Program (New York, NY), Young New Yorkers (Brooklyn, NY), and DreamYard (Bronx, NY). She has also worked with various museums including the Museum of Arts & Design, Whitney Museum, American Museum of Natural History, and New Museum.
Jackie has presented at local and national conferences including The National Art Education Association Annual Conference, Teaching Social Activism in the Classroom Conference at the Museum of the City of New York, and the New York City Museum Educators Roundtable.
Jackie’s studio is based in Ridgewood, Queens. Her artwork explores physical and emotional interactions in a whimsical manner, reflecting on her experiences as a first-generation Asian-American, as a woman, and as an educator to children.