About the Artist
Jacoub Reyes is an interdisciplinary artist based in Central and South Florida, primarily working in printmaking and large-scale installation. His work utilizes experimental techniques to unravel his complex mixed-cultural heritage and to build an imagined future based on belonging and resistance.
Reyes has had exhibitions and interactive public performances at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, Frontera Galeria Urbana-Guadalajara, Museum of Latin American Art, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, International Print Center New York, The Mennello Museum of American Art, and Aqua Art Miami, among others.
Reyes received awards and fellowships from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, South Florida Cultural Consortium Grant, 4Culture Grant, Broward County’s Artist Innovation Grant, The Puffin Foundation, Allies in Arts Grant, Immerse Artist Grant, Awesome Grant, and is a 2023 Joan Mitchell Foundation Nominee. Notable residencies include MAC en el Barrio Residency at Hunter College, NYC (2023), The University of California, San Francisco Library Artist in Residence (2022-23), Alfred University’s BIPOC Artist Residency (2022), and Ma’s House BIPOC Artist Residency (2021).
Reyes is the Artistic Director for the City of Boynton Beach’s Quantum Eco-Park and President of the Florida Printmakers Society.
Read about Sugar Works and learn more about Jacoub’s residency.
Jacoub developed and led the following workshops throughout the residency.
- Woodblock Prints and Medicine: Sugar and Tobacco in the Caribbean (December 7, 2022)
- Tradition, Craft, and Technology: Making Woodblock Prints with New Media (June 28, 2023)
Jacoub published the following stories throughout the residency.