Jacqueline Dee Parker

Jacqueline Dee Parker


225-578-3846 | 1800 Barnes Ogden Art & Design Complex
jparker@lsu.edu |

Art/Painting + Drawing BA Sarah Lawrence College
MFA Louisiana State University

Jacqueline Dee Parker was born in New York City and raised in New Haven, Connecticut. She holds a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and an MFA in creative writing with a secondary emphasis in painting and drawing from Louisiana State University. Parker has served as an instructor at LSU since 1993—she taught in the Department of English before joining the School of Art in 2003. Ann Connelly Fine Art (LA), Diane Birdsall Gallery (CT), and Hooks-Epstein Gallery (TX), represent her work, and she is an artist member of the Baton Rouge Gallery center for contemporary art. Prior to life in Louisiana, Parker lived and worked as a freelance graphic layout artist in New York City, Boston, and Detroit. Her poems appear in many literary journals and anthologies, including Atlanta Review, The Southern Review, Chelsea, and American Diaspora: Poetry of Exile, among others. Parker was awarded a juror’s prize in the 2009 Rauschenberg Tribute Exhibition (Museum of the Gulf Coast), and her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She is the recipient of a 2007 Artist Fellowship from the Louisiana State Division of the Arts.