Jackie Saccoccio was born in Providence, RI and lives and works in Connecticut and New York. She received her BFA from RISD and her MFA from SAIC. Recent solo exhibitions include Eleven Rivington, Van Doren Waxter, NY; Corbett v. Dempsey, Chicago, IL; Brand New Gallery, Milan. In 2014 she had her first European museum solo exhibition at Villa Croce Museo d’arte Contemporanea in Genova, Italy and a two-person show at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas. Venues for group exhibitions include MCA Chicago, MOCA Jacksonville, Marlborough Contemporary London, Rose Art Museum, Addison Museum of Art, and the RISD Museum of Art, where she was guest curator for Collision in 2011.

Her work has been featured in publications such as Artforum, Art in America, Brooklyn Rail, New Yorker, New York Magazine, New York Observer, The New York Times, and the Village Voice. 

Saccoccio is a recipient of the Stein Prize: MOCA Jacksonville (2016), the Artadia NADA award(2015) Rome Prize, American Academy in Rome (2004-05), a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Grant (2000) and a Fulbright Foundation Grant (1990-91).