Jared Buckhiester is a teaching artist at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. In 2012 he received an MFA in Sculpture from Bard College and in 1999 he received his BFA with a focus in Photography from Pratt Institute. Beginning in 2006 he has had solo exhibitions of his drawing and sculpture with Envoy Enterprises; Feature Inc.; Gallerie Du Jour, Paris; Thomas Rehbein, Cologne; and Dear Future Me, Brussels. He has been included in many group exhibitions including shows with Paul Kasmin, Cheim and Read, and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco. Buckhiester is the recipient of grants from the Dedalus Foundation for the Arts, and the Albert K. Murray Foundation. Since completing his MFA he has been a resident artist at Ox-Bow, Millay Colony, the Dedalus Foundation, and the Robert Blackburn Print Makers Workshop. Buckhiester was awarded the Louis Comfort Tiffany Grant in 2016.