Hyacinth Schukis is an artist and academic. They are currently based in Portland, Oregon. They make identity and research based work. Hyacinth is interested in reenactment, self-portraiture, the structure of neoclassicism, collecting, martyrdom, photographic magic, the gendered lines of history, and the retrieval of once-lost queer subjects through photographic fiction and speculation. They hold bachelor’s degrees in Art and Art History from the University of Oregon, and are currently an MFA candidate at Image Text Ithaca.