Jacolby Satterwhite received his BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2008 and participated in the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2009. In 2010 he earned a MFA from the University of Pennsylvania. His solo exhibitions include How lovely is me being as I am, OHWOW, Los Angeles (2014); The Matriarch’s Rhapsody, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York (2013), and Jacolby Satterwhite, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA (2012).

His group exhibitions include Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2014); When the Stars Begin to Fall: Imagination and the American South, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, (2014); Approximately Infinite Universe, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (2013); Aboveground Animation, MOCATV screening and online exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2013); Fore, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2012); 3-D Form: Aboveground Animation, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (2012); Beasts of Revelation, DC Moore Gallery, New York (2012); Bigger than Shadows, Dodge Gallery, New York (2012); Shift: Projects|Perspectives|Directions, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2012); Oh, You Mean Cellophane and All That Crap, Calder Foundation, New York (2012); Pixelated, Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, Brooklyn (2012); If There’s No Dancing at the Revolution I’m Not Coming, Recess Activities, New York (2011); Robert Melee’s Talent Show, The Kitchen, New York (2010); The Mothership Has Landed, Rush Arts Gallery, New York (2010); The B-Sides, Aljira: A Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ (2008); and Summer Mixtape Volume 1: The Get Smart Edition, Exit Art Gallery, New York (2008).