Deborah Jack received her M.F.A. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She is an artist whose work is based in video/sound installation, photography, painting and text. Her work deals with trans-cultural existence, memory, re-memory and hurricanes. She has had residencies at Lightwork and Big Orbit Gallery Summer Artist in Residence. She has received grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Prince Bernhard Culture Fund of the Netherlands Antilles. She was a fellow at The Photography Institute-National Graduate Seminar and has published two poetry collections. Her work has been exhibited in solo and group shows nationally and internationally. Her work is part of the Lightwork Collection, the Southwest Collection at Texas Tech University, and the collection of the Island Government of St. Martin. She has read at international Literary Festivals most recently in Durban, Cape Town, The Hague, Curacao and Aruba. As a panelist at several conferences she has presented on Caribbean Art as well as Art Activism.