Biography

Education:

MFA, Printmaking, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA (1978)

BFA, Printmaking, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA (1974)

After serving in the U. S. Navy for four years, Jackson attended the Atlanta College of Art, receiving his Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in 1974 and his Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Georgia in 1978. Immediately after receiving his degree from UGA Jackson returned to the Atlanta College of Art as an adjunct professor in printmaking. While at the Atlanta College of Art he developed the papermaking and book arts component of the printmaking curriculum. In 1981 Jackson moved to Thomson, Georgia where he opened a printmaking studio. From 1981 through 1994, Jackson worked as exhibition designer and preparator at the Madison Morgan Cultural Center in Madison Georgia, eventually becoming Director of Visual Arts. Jackson joined the Fine Art Department Faculty at Augusta State University in 1994 and during his tenure headed the printmaking area and served as the Fine Arts Center Gallery Director. Since 2001 Jackson has been a full time studio artist and part time professor at The University of Georgia, Lamar Dodd School of Art. Jackson has had solo shows at Broad Street Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, Georgia; the Mary Pauline Gallery, Augusta, Georgia; The Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Memorial Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia; Chattahoochee Valley Art Center, LaGrange, Georgia; Piedmont College, Demorast, Georgia; Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia; LaGrange College, LaGrange, Georgia; Colquitt County Art Center, Moultrie, Georgia; Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, Virginia ;Madison Morgan Cultural Center, Madison, Georgia; and Biggin Hall Gallery, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama; among others. He has had numerous one-man shows, as well a group exhibitions. Some of his work is in public and private collections including the: Library of Congress Fine Print Collections, Washington, D.C.; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia; Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia;Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia; Madison Morgan Cultural Center, Madison, Georgia; and Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, Georgia.

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