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Jacoub Reyes
2024 Fellowship Award Recipient


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 to build an imagined future based on belonging and resistance.

He has had exhibitions and interactive public performances at the Asian Art Museum, 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, and Awesome Grant. Notable residencies include MAC en el Barrio Residency at Hunter College, NYC (2023), The University of California-San Francisco’s 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.

Reyes received his BFA from the University of Central Florida in 2013, where he was awarded the J.R. Hopes Scholarship.

Jacoub Reyes CV

Back and Forth: Keeping Time in Vaivén,
University of Minnesota, Katherine E. Nash Gallery (2025)

Esconderte del mundo,
Nancy Dryfoos Gallery, Kean University, Union, NJ

Sobre alas rotas,
Raíces Cultural Center, Highland Park, NJ

Aiming for Freedom,
The Avery Research Center, Charleston, SC #bitres, Co-lab Projects, Austin, TX

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts,
Amherst County, VA

Beyond the Canvas: Integrating Art, History, and Mental Awareness in K-12 Education,

Woodblock Workshop,
Kean University, Union, NJ

Broward County Purchase Award Halo Arts Fellowship

Mid America Print Council Emerging Artist Grant Award

Broward County Cultural Division’s Artist Support Grant

William Graves Sackett Fellowship Fund

“Auto-Retrato”(espíritu de plátano) acquired by Green Library at FIU Libraries

Artist Talk, The Ethics of Care in Contemporary Art,
UWM, Milwaukee, WI

Participatory Design Printmaking Workshop,
Kean University, Union, NJ

Presentation of “”Al-Andalus Amalgam”,
MAPC, KSU, Manhattan, KS

Kolaj Institute publishing a book on Folklore including collages by Jacoub Reyes

BoldJourney Interview

CanvasRebel Interview

Todo lo que se,
Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, NYC

Sugar Works,
Kalmanovitz Library, University of California, San Francisco, CA

Torn & Frayed: New Prints at the New York Academy of Art,
New York, NYC

Finger Mullet Film Festival,
The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, St. Augustine, FL

Bernice Bing Open Call,
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA

Group Exhibition-Big Ink,
The Art Museum, SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY

2023 Afro-Latinx Exhibition,
Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA

Group Drawing Exhibition,
African American Cultural Heritage Center, Miami, FL

Ursa Gallery,
Bridgeport, CT

Word of Mouth: Folklore,
Collage, & Community, A’ the Airts, Sanquhar, Scotland

Florida Printmakers Biennial,
Wynwood Gallery, Miami, FL

Beam Project NYC Finalist,
Brooklyn, NYC

CultureFest 305,
HistoryMiami Museum, Miami, FL

Changing Climate Residency,
Santa Fe Art Institute, NM

Folklore & Collage Residency,
Kolaj Institute Knoxville, TN

Aviário Studio Artist in Residence,
Ferreira do Zêzere, Portugal

The Factory Artist in Residence,
Manchester, NH

MAC en el Barrio en NYC Artist & Research Residency,

Land Residency,
Artists Association of Nantucket, Nantucket, MA

DAWA Virtual Artist Residency,
Chicago, IL

College Book Art Association Member Support Grant

JCBA’s Salzberg Residency in the Book Arts Semi-Finalist,
Boca Raton, FL

New Voices Semi-Finalist,
Print Center New York, NYC

Facilitator, Celebrating Puerto Rican Art & Culture,
El Museo del Barrio, NYC

Nomination, 2023 Joan Mitchell Fellowship

United Arts Individual Artist Grant

South Florida Cultural Consortium Grant

Guest Lecturer, Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation,
UC Berkeley

Speedball Product Development Consultant,
10-inch Brayer Insight

Puerto Rico and the American Plantation System,
UCSF Library, CA

The Exquisite Corpse: Rising Concerns,
Jill Krutick Fine Arts
, Mamaroneck NY

Saturnia Film Festival Activism Art Fair,
Fortezza Orsini
, Sorano, Italy

Elemental Exhibition and Contest,
Iredell Arts Council Gallery, Statesville, NC

Open Space: BIPOC Residency Exhibition 2022,
Cohen Gallery, Alfred, NY

Stand Out Prints 2022,
Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN

Under Pressure, The Hub on Canal,
Founders Gallery, New Smyrna Beach, FL

CollarWorks Flat Files 2022-2023,
Troy, NY

Collaborative Community Woodblock Wheat Paste Mural,
SPF ’22, Dania Beach

Innovation Lecture, The Circuit,
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Denbo Artist Fellowship,
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville, MD

Zygote Press Artist Residency,
Cleveland, OH

Speedball Art Instagram Takeover: Experimental Printmaking Workshop Teaching Artist,
Miami-Dade Public Library System

Woodblock Prints & Medicine: Sugar & Tobacco in the Caribbean,
UCSF Library Graduate Student Lecture and Critique, University of Miami

4Culture Grant Award,
Seattle, WA

Broward County Cultural Division’s Artist Innovation Grant President,
Florida Printmakers Society

Orange County Fire Rescue Training Facility Public Art Project Selection Panelist Studio Visit Magazine Vols. 51,

Juror: Lauren Szumita, The Fitchburg Art Museum HEADS Magazine, U.D.L.I Editions, debut during the 20th edition of NADA Miami

Salon 2022, SNAP! Gallery,
Orlando, FL

Masters of linocut and woodcut,
Tartu Artists’ House, Tartu, Estonia

Masters of linocut and woodcut,
Pärnu Artist House, Pärnu, Estonia

Exhibition Forthcoming,
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

ArtFields 2022,
Lake City, SC

Seminole County Printmakers Exhibition,
Sanford City Hall, Sanford, FL

Our Shared Futures,
SGCI 2022, Madison, WI

Sanford Utility Box Public Art Project,
Sanford, FL

2022 Seattle Design Festival Woodblock Wheat Paste Mural

American Landmark Artist-in-Residence,
Plantation, FL

Alfred BIPOC Artist Residency,
Alfred University, NY

University of California,
San Francisco Library Artist in Residence

The Oxbow School Artist Lecture

SGCI Madison 2022 Scholarship

FusionFest Steering Committee Representing Cuba and Puerto Rico

University of Central Oklahoma Visiting Artist and Lecturer

Montserrat College of Art Visiting Artist

Quantum Eco-Park Artistic Director,
Boynton Beach, FL

17th Participatory Design Conference Puerto Rico,
Panelist, UK

Our Histories,
The Lundin Fine Arts Center, Knoxville, TN

PaperWest: 3rd National Works on Paper Juried Exhibition: Sam Vernon ESTAMPA,
Terrain Spokane, Spokane, WA

la sagrada botanica, Creative City: Immerse,
Orlando, FL

The Webb School Visiting Artist and Educator,
Knoxville, TN

Ma’s House,
Shinnecock Nation, Southampton, NY

Sidereal Press Woodblock Workshop,
Seattle, WA

La Liga Woodblock Workshop,
San Juan, PR

The Puffin Foundation

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant

Speedball Professional Artist Network

Flexcut Tools

The Woven Tale Press Volume IX #10

Hello Print Friend Podcast Episode 108

The Hand Magazine Issue 34

New Works,
Maitland Art Museum

White Canvas Exhibition,
Mennello Museum of American Art

On the Spot,

A Year in Review,
Mills Gallery

This is America: A Tribute to Our Diversity,
ART/ifact Gallery El Encuentro, SGCI, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Crisis Residency

Artist-in-Residence, Maitland Art Center Allies in Arts Grant

Artist Relief Fund

Orlando Arts Magazine

Orange TV- Live from Home with Renata Sago

Mennello Museum and Art Bridges Studio Visit and Interview

Countable/Non-countable, Webber Gallery

Dar y recibir,
Frontera Galeria Urbana, Tlaquepaque, Mexico

Precious Cargo,
Polk State College

7th Annual Artists Exhibit,
Lake Mary Museum

Umbra: New Prints for a Dark Age
— juror Alison Saar,

IPCNY Dark and Full of Flowers, Tempus Projects

Moth Migration Project,
Bundaberg Regional Gallery,AUS

Moth Migration Project,
Gympie Regional Gallery, Gympie, AUS

Moth Mural,
Surface Prep Supply, Funded by Haines City

the plant we found grew into a flower but shortly died thereafter,

Creative City Project: Immerse

Frontera Galeria Urbana,
Tlaquepaque, Mexico

Maitland Art Center

Arte Insurgente,
Tlaquepaque, Mexico

FusionFest Tortilla Press Community Print Event with Kill Joy Woodblock Workshop,
City of Lake Mary

Screen Printing Workshop,
Polk State College

Creative City Project: Immerse Artist Grant

Awesome Grant

Shifting Perspectives,
Cornell Fine Arts Museum

Youth Art Exhibition Judge,

Maitland Rotary Festival Artist Talk,
College of Central Florida

Panel Discussion: Shifting Perspectives: Art by the Students of the Art Time Outreach Program

Guest Speaker, Arte Insurgente-El santuario y otros atentados,
Tlaquepaque, Mexico

Rotten Paradise,
Seminole State College

Beyond Good and Evil,
Mills Gallery

Arabesque: Contemporary Conversations,
Albin Polasek Museum

Eclectic. Contemporary. Local,
Seminole State College

Woodblock Workshop,
Polk State College

Lecture and Woodblock Workshop,
Seminole State College

Woodblock Workshop,
Osceola Country Schools Art Conference

Garden of Gethsemane,
Kristin Michelle Mason Art Gallery

The Road to Damascus,
The Henao Contemporary Art Center

Shadow Play: Veiled Truths,
FAVO Gallery 247

PaperWest Works on Paper
— juror Willie Cole,

University of Utah One Foot in the River,
Lilian Davis Gallery, Winona, MN

Printmaking Invitational,
Polk State College

Art is Moving,
SunRail Roving Art Gallery

Osceola Arts Juried Show,
Osceola Center for the Arts

Southern Graphics Council International Grant

The Center for the Study of Political Graphics, Los Angeles, CA

Miami-Dade Public Library System’s Permanent Art Collection

City of Orlando’s Public Art Collection, Orlando, FL

Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

Big Ink!, Newmarket, NH

Hoopsnake Press, Tupelo, MS

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

BFA in Drawing and Printmaking, University of Central Florida, 2013