“My history, my testimonies, and life’s experiences substantiate my identity and inspire my work.”
Jazmine Hayes is a Brooklyn based mixed media artist, born and raised in East New York Brooklyn. Her artwork explores social and personal topics of family ancestry, women, and the connections of generations. Although predominantly a painter, Hayes is intrigued with installations using whatever materials she believes the work needs in order to connect with the viewer. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from CUNY Queens college and has worked with community-based organizations across New York City as a muralist and teaching artist.