Jeffrey Augustine Songco (b. 1983) is a multidisciplinary artist. Born and raised in New Jersey to devout Catholic Filipino immigrants, his artistic identity developed at a young age with training in classical ballet, voice, and musical theater. He holds a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University and an MFA from San Francisco Art Institute. His artwork has been exhibited throughout the USA including the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco and the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts in Grand Rapids. In 2017, he was featured in the publication "Queering Contemporary Asian American Art" and he received the ArtPrize Nine Installation Category Juried Award as well as an Artist Seed Grant presented by the Frey Foundation. His writings have appeared in Art21 Blog, Bad at Sports, The Huffington Post, and Hyperallergic. After living in Pittsburgh, Bushwick, and San Francisco, he currently lives and works in Grand Rapids. Upcoming exhibitions include a group show at the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle and a residency and solo show at Mattress Factory in Pittsburgh. This will be Jeffrey's sixth year participating in ArtPrize.
Jeffrey Augustine's ArtPrize Entries
These are Jeffrey Augustine's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.