C.V. of Jed Jackson


Jed Jackson

Professor of Painting

Art Department

The University of Memphis, ACB 200

Memphis, TN 38152

Studio: 1677 Lawrence Ave.

Memphis, Tn. 38112

Telephone: 901-825-0687

E-mail: jjacksn2@memphis.edu

Website: jedjackson.com


M.F.A., Painting, Cornell University--1980

B.F.A., Painting, Memphis College of Art--1977

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture—1974


Arts Alliance Grant — (Painting) Mid-American Arts Alliance, $1,000, 1982

Artists Grant — (Painting) Artists Space, 1987

NEA Visual Artists Fellowship — (Painting) Arts Midwest/NEA, $5,000, 1992

Memphis Urban Art Commission, First Tennessee Bank, Fed Ex Forum Exhibit Grant $2,500.00

Rochefort-En-Terre, Painting Residency, Maryland Institute College of Art 2005

Painting Residency, Brittany, France

2006 Visual Arts Grant recipient, Tennessee Arts Commission  , $5,000, 2006

Southern Artist of Distinction, Southern Arts Federation, 2008

Dean’s Creative Achievement Award, University of Memphis, 2007,$500

Outstanding Southern Artist Recognition, Southern Arts Federation, Atlanta, Ga.2008

Alumni Association Distinguished Achievement in the Creative Arts award, University of Memphis, $2,000, 2009

Artist Accelerator Grant, Arts Memphis, $5,000, 2019

Gallery Representation:

R. Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis Mo., http://www.duanereedgallery.com

Greg Thompson Gallery, North Little Rock, Ark. http://gregthompsonfineart.com

Work in Public Collections:

Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, Mt. Vernon, IL

Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

Stevens Inc., Little Rock, AR

Bucknell University, Bucknell, PA

American General Finance Co., Evansville, IN

Bristol Myers Squibb Co., Evansville, IN

Millikin University, Decatur, IL.

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

Indiana State University Art Museum

Goldman Architects, Mt. Vernon Illinois

New York Academy of Art, New York City

Memphis in May Art Collection, Memphis International Airport

Castellani Museum, Niagara University, Niagara Falls New York,

Burchfield Penny Art Center, Buffalo New York

Bradbury Art Museum, Arkansas State University

Numerous National and International Private Collections


• Indigestion: (Group Exhibit) P.P.O.W., New York City, NY, 1984

• East Village at the Centre: (Group Exhibit) Saidye Bronfman Centre, Monteal, Canada, 1985

• Albright-Knox Western New York Invitational: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY 1985

• Out of Context: (Group Exhibit) Piccadilly Gallery, London, England, 1985

• Group Exhibit at “The Palladium”: New York City, NY, 1985

• One Person Exhibit: P.P.O.W., New York City, NY, 1985

• “The Best and The Brightest From the East Village and Soho”: Moosart Gallery, Miami, FL, 1986

• Zurich Art Fair: Zuspa-Hallen, Zurich, Switzerland, 1986

• “Jed Jackson: Recent Work”: (one-person exhibit) Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR., 1987

• “The Wayward Muse,” 150 Years of Painting in Buffalo: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 1987

• One Person Exhibit: P.P.O.W., New York City, NY 1987

• “Annual Juried ’88”: (Selected by Irving Sandler) Queens Museum, Flushing, NY, 1988

• “Situations”: (Group Exhibition organized by the Art Advisory Service for Corporate Members) General Electric, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY 1988

• Workspace ’89: An Exhibition of Artist’s Working in Queens: Jamaica Arts Center, Jamaica, NY, 1989

• “Paintings on the Theme of Arcadia”: (Solo Exhibition) P.P.O.W., New York City, NY, 1989

• Art Today, Video Commentary on “Paintings on the Theme of Arcadia” by Robert Pincus-Witten, Vol.1, No.2, 1990

• “Salon 1990, The Human Figure in New Painting and Sculpture”: The New York Academy of Art, New York City, NY, 1990

• “Small Paintings”: Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 1990

• Group Show: P.P.O.W., New York City, NY, 1991

• “Southern Illinois Artist’s Biennial”: Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, Mount Vernon, IL, 1991; Painting Award

• “Arkansas Artists”: (Organized by the Arkansas Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts) Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., scheduled through 1995, 1993

• “Jed Jackson, A New Vision”: (Solo Exhibition) Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, Evansville, IN, December-January 1994

• Solo Exhibition: Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO, April 1995

• Solo Exhibition: Kirkland Fine Arts Center, Millikin University, Decatur, IL, 1995; Purchase Award

• Solo Exhibition: Quick Fine Arts Center, St. Bonaventure Univ., St. Bonaventure, NY, 1995

• “39th Delta Exhibit”: Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR, October 1996; Purchase Award

• “Jed Jackson”: Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO, Febuary 21, 1997

• “Jed Jackson”: (Solo Show) Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO, June 18 - August 28, 1999

• “Patrimony Corrupted”: Wright State University Galleries, Dayton, OH, January 1999

• “Art-Palm Beach” Modern and Contemporary Art Fair: International Pavillion of the Palm Beaches, Palm Beach, FL, March 2000

• Invited Artist, Arts in the Park: Botanic Garden, Memphis, TN, October 2000

• “One Hundred Years of Painting in Tennessee”: (traveling to five museum sites in TN and GA thru 2003) Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN, July 2002

“Side by Side” Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tn. March-June 2002

“A Century of Progress: One Hundred Years of Painting in Tennessee” Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville Tenn., July, 2002. Traveling to five museum sites in Tennessee and Georgia thru 2003

“Current Memphis”, Shores Space, Amsterdam Netherlands, Oct-Nov. 2002

“Memphis Current”, Kunstruimte NP40, Amsterdam Netherlands, Oct.-Nov. 2002

“Invisible Archives”, Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York, Sept. 2002

“Art Forum” Year long exhibit at FEDEX Forum, Memphis, Tenn. Sponsored by First Tennessee Bank. Administered by the Urban Art Commission, Memphis, September 2004-September 2005

“Jed Jackson, C.E.O.” Solo Exhibit, Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn. Nov. 2-Dec. 2, 2004

Klots Artists in Residence Exhibit, Rochefort-en- Terre Chateau, Rochefort –en-Terre, Brittany, France, May –November 2005

“Last Show,” Gallery NP40, Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 2005

“Under Brittany Skies,” Gala Exhibit and Auction. Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore Maryland, March 2006

Memphis College of Art Alumni Exhibit, Juried by Cay Sophie Rabinowicz, American Editor of Parkett Magazine, May-June 2006

SECAC Annual Conference Juried exhibit, Parthenon, Nashville, Tenn., Jurored by Eleanor Heartney, October 2006

“Cross-Talk” Solo Exhibit, l’Institut Franco-Americain, Rennes, France, December 2006

Tennessee Arts Commission Individual Fellowship Winners Exhibit, Tennessee Arts Commission Gallery,Nashville Tennessee, Nov.-Jan. 2006-7

“Color”, Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo, New York, March, 2008

“Jed Jackson: Toujours l’Audace, “Solo Exhibit, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, Tn. Sept.-Nov. 2008

Solo Exhibit, Castellani Art Museum, Niagara University, New York, March-September, 2009

Solo Exhibit, Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis Mo. February-March 2009

“Qualis Vita Finis Ita,” Jed Jackson Retrospective, Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, March-May 2010

“Moxie and Mayhem”, Burchfield Penny Art Center, Buffalo New York, May-September 2010

“It Came from Memphis” Memphis Brooks Museum: Café 2002 on permanent display in Brooks’ permanent collection –2012-ongoing

“Present Tense” Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Curator John Weeden, Memphis, Tn. Feb. 1 2013- April 15 2013

Palm Beach International Art Fair, Palm Beach, Florida, January 2014

Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Palm Springs California, February 2014

Solo Exhibit “Excuse Me”” Memphis College of art Alumni Gallery, February, 2015

“40 for 40” Hallwalls 40th Anniversary Exhibit and Benefit Auction. Buffalo, New York, July, Catalogue

“Theshold”, Group exhibit, Niki Johnson Curator, Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, November-February 2016, exhibition catalogue

“Mallory Wurzburger retrospective” Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, Tennessee, Jan-April 2017

“Who Do You Trust?” Solo exhibit, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, February-March 2017

“Folk/Fiction” Clara Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray Kentucky, October 2017

“Spring Exhibit” Greg Thompson Gallery, North Little Rock Ark. April-June 2017

“Art of the South” Greg Thompson Gallery, North Little Rock Ark. August-September 2017

“Best of the South” Greg Thompson Gallery, North Little Rock Ark. October-November 2017

Solo Exhibit, Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, Feb.-March 2018

Ten Years In, Burchfield Penny Art Center, Buffalo New York, September, October, 2018

“Eclectic”, Solo Exhibit, Bradbury Art Museum, Arkansas State University, October, November 2018

Group Exhibit, Center for Creative Arts (COCA), St. Louis Mo. September, 2018

Collection of Jack Edson, 1120 Projects, Buffalo, New York, January

Arts Memphis Grantee Exhibit, June -January, 2019, Arts Memphis Office Gallery, Memphis

Roszenszweig Exhibit, Southeast Arkansas Arts and Sciences Center, Pine Bluff , Arkansas, October-January 2019

"Voluntarily Indirect", UT Martin, Martin Tennessee, January 2020

"Figurative impulse" Pellissippi Community College, Knoxvile Tn., January 2020

Books Published:

Art: A Comparative Study, Kendall Hunt Publishing Co., Dubuque, IA, 1993, 2nd. Edition, 1999

Articles Citing Work/Reviews of Exhibits:

Steven Hager, “A Young Gallery Gains Ground,” Vanity Fair, p. 84, July 1985

Glenn O’Brien, “Jed Jackson, P.P.O.W.,” Artforum, p. 92, December 1985

Barry Schwabsky, “Jed Jackson,” Arts Magazine, p. 26, January 1986

Klaus Ottman, “Mannerism and Anti-Mannerism,” Flashart, Milan, Italy, p. 64-65, color reproduction, December-January 1987

Margaret Moorman, “A Multitude of Styles of Queens Museum Show,” Newsday, New York, p. 21, January 8, 1988

Jude Schwendenwein, Art New England, Real Artways Exhibition Review, Hartford, CT, March 1988

Robert Pincus-Witten, “Jed Jackson,” Review of December Show at P.P.O.W., New York, Art Today, video production, Vol. 1, No. 2 (New York, Arts Video News Service), 1990

Alan Artner, Review of One-Person Exhibit at the Contemporary Arts Workshop, Chicago Tribune, Sect. 7, p. 54, June 5, 1992

Steve Millburg, “The State of the Arts in Delta,” Southern Living, color reproduction, October 1994

Robert Duffy, “Jackson’s Dreamscapes,” St. Louis Post Dispatch, p. 4, April 27

Robert Duffy, “Thrice Tantalized,” St. Louis Post Dispatch, “Get Out,” St. Louis, MO, p. 26, March 6, 1997

Devin Baker, “Up to Speed,” St. Louis Magazine, p. 28, Summer 2000

Walker, Celia, “A Century of Progress, Twentieth Century Painting in Tennessee” Tennessee Historical Quarterly, Vol. LXI, No. 1, Spring 2002, p. 65-66

Walker, Celia, “A Century of Progress, Twentieth Century Painting in Tennessee”, American Art Review, July/August, 2002, Vol. 14 no. 4, pp. 144-151

Art of Tennessee, exhibition catalogue, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, 2003 p.

Best Bets, Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tn. Friday, October 24, 2003, p. G3, Illustration

Best Bets, Memphis Business Journal, Memphis, Tn. April 2-8, 2004, City Life, p. 37, Illustration

Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tn. April 20. 2003, p. C1

 Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Annual Exhibits Brochure, Cover reproduction, “Jed Jackson, C.E.O.” September 2004

“Critic’s Picks”, Nashville Scene, Nov. 4, 2004, p. 40

”C.E.O of the Underworld, Works of Memphis Artist Jed Jackson explore the Seamy Side of Life “, “Life” section , Nashville Tennessean, November 7, 2004, p.21

Maddox, David, “ Life’s Pall on Seperate Panels” Nashville Scene, Nov. 18, 2004, p. 79

Koenig, Wendy, ”Michelle Anderson + Jed Jackson, Nashville”, Art Papers, p. 65-6 illustration p. 66

“Continental Guy”, Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tn. Sunday February 4, 2007, p. B4

“Arts Desire”, benefit exhibition catalogue, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, May, 2007, p. 45

The Individual Artist Fellowship In Visual Art, Craft and Media Tennessee Arts Commission 40th Anniversary Commemorative Catalogue, Tennessee Arts Commission, Nashville, Tn.

“MICA ‘06”, Maryland Institute College of Art 2006 Annual Report, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore Maryland, p. 38

Jed Jackson, Visual Art 2006, p. 144-5

“Upper Iowa University Welcomes New Art Exhibit”, The Collegian, Upper Iowa University, Fayette Iowa, Vol. 30, No. 9, p. 1, Illustration

“Art Search,” Arkansas Times, www.arktimes.com/blogs/Arkansasblogs/2008/08art_search.aspx , August 29, 2008

“NY Museum Seeks Lost Arkansas Artwork”, Arkansas Business.com, www.arkansasbusiness.com/article/aspx?aID=107519 August 29, 2008

Lisle, Andrea, “Exhibit offers Sly Commentary” review of Dixon Exhibit, Commercial Appeal, Go , Memphis, Tn., November 7, 2008, p. 14

“Best of 2008; Best Treasure Hunt” Arkansas Business, Dec. 22, 2008, p. 24

“A Dog’s Life” group exhibit catalogue, Memphis College of Art, March 2009

“Mixing Music and Art”, NU Program Links Up Goo Goo Dolls Takac with his Art Professor. The Buffalo News, section B, p.1, March 12, 2009

New American Paintings, issue 94, South, Spring 2011

Koeppel, Frederic ” Survey by Turns Stunning, Stunted”, Commercial Appeal, GOMEMPHIS,p. 14

“The Art of Now”, Artist profile, Memphis Magazine, March 2013, p. 47, color illustration

“Who Do You Trust” Solo Exhibit, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa

Koeppel, Frederic, “Refreshing Pause”, review of “The Man Show”, Go Memphis, Commercial Appeal,

June 24 , 2016, p. 11, Illustration of “The Most Beautiful Man”

Book, “101 Contemporary Artists” curated by Terrence Sanders, ARTVOICES ART BOOKS Publishing, Los Angeles, 2016 ISBN 978-0-692-65082-0, unpaginated

“Men, Women, Dogs and Hair”, Association, Volume 8, Cornell College of Art Architecture and Planning,

5 paintings included with color illustrations, unpaginated, www.association.aap.cornell.edu/ , 2016


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