Jacqui Larsen is a painter and mixed-media artist who has exhibited her work widely. Highlights include Three-Mile Radius and Animal Brilliance, painting/poetry collaborations, Women Beyond Borders, an internationally traveling exhibition based at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Metaphorically Speaking, BYU Museum of Art, UT; and Ancient Fragments in a New Light, Woman-made Gallery, Chicago.
She is the recipient of numerous awards, grants and honors, including two Utah Visual Arts Fellowships (1996 and 2006), and a Lieutenant Governor’s Award. Notably, her work was selected to represent Utah in The De-Constructed West, a Four-State Fellowship Exhibition at the Millenium Arts Center in Washington, DC. Most recently, Larsen was awarded an artist’s residency fellowship from The Anderson Center in Red Wing, Minnesota.
Jacqui Larsen has taught at Northwest College in Houston, Houston Community College and at Brigham Young University, where she co-directed a Study Abroad program to Spain. She has also served on the Board of Directors for Art Access Utah.
Her work has appeared in many literary journals, including Gettysburg Review, Rattle, Tampa Review, Ellipses, and Folio as well as on the covers of three University of Tampa poetry collections.