J. Pasila (Brooklyn, NY) is an artist working in photography, installation and drawing. She graduated from the Ontario College of Art in Toronto and continued her studies between the Department of Architecture and Department of Video at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany.
Her work has been shown in Europe and North America, most recently at the Carriage Trade Gallery in Manhattan, Momenta Art in Brooklyn, and the Convent of St. Cecilia in Brooklyn. She is a fellow of the Macdowell Colony (2009 and 2004) and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (2009 and 2007) and is the recipient of numerous grants and awards including a Leon Levy Foundation Grant and an Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Studio membership. In 2011 she attended the Mustarinda Residency in Finland and the SIM Residency in Reykjavik, Iceland. Her work will be included in 'The Unseen Hand' curated by Tim Maul in Fall 2012.