Jessica Lynne is a writer and art critic. She is a founding editor of ARTS.BLACK, an online journal of art criticism from Black perspectives. Her writing has been featured in publications such as Artforum, The Believer, Frieze,The Nation, Oxford American, and elsewhere.  She is the recipient of a 2020 Research and Development award from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts and 2020 Arts Writer Grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation. 

Jessica is a student in the MFA program at Sarah Lawrence College. She is slowly working on an essay collection about love, faith, and the U.S. South. 

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