Jacqueline Hayden has been a professional artist since 1979 when she received her Masters of Fine Arts degree from Yale University. Ms. Hayden has been a Professor of Film and Photography at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts since 1991. She has received numerous awards including a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, and a National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship for her photographs of nude older figure models titled "Figure Model Series 1991–96." Figure Model Series and "Ancient Statuary Series 1996–2000" have been shown in numerous museum exhibitions including the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New Museum of Contemporary Art and the Alternative Museum in N.Y.C., Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art in Connecticut, National Museum of Bellas Artes and National Museum of Decorative Arts in Havana, Cuba. She has been an artist in residence at the Banff Center for the Arts in Alberta, Canada and at the American Academy in Rome, Italy.
In January 2002 and 2003, she and her students completed the first digital photographic archive of the old city of Havana, Cuba. This was a community service project done for the Office of the Historian in Havana, Cuba. September 2003–July 2004 Ms. Hayden collaborated with Cuban dance troupe, Danza Voluminosa on a theater production, Una Muerte Dulce, staged at Teatro Nacional, Havana on July 4, 2004. Ms. Hayden has also collaborated with Cuban documentary filmmaker Lizette Vila on numerous projects, the video "Sexualidad" about the Cuban transvestite community. In 2005 she received a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Arts Award. In April 2007 she had a solo exhibition at Artes Plasticas Galleria, Havana, Cuba and in March 2009 portraits from "Sexualidad" were exhibited in "Gender, (Trans) Gender and the (De)Generates" A Special Project of the 10th Edition of the Havana Art Biennial on Integration and Resistance of Genders in the Global Era,Havana, Cuba. In March 2010 "Anti-Barbie," a collaborative photography project with Lizette Vila exhibited at the National Museum of Bellas Artes in Havana.
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