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Recognition for the Artwork of Thomas C. Jackson

 

Art world professionals have selected Jackson's artwork for numerous regional, national, and international juried exhibitions and solo shows. Here are some of the people who have selected his artwork:

  • Hamidah Glasgow, Executive Director and Curator at the Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO, selected two of my photographs for the Maryland Federation of Art Focal Point Exhibition, a national photography show examining the use of digital media, Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD, 2017.
  • Stacy Peterson, Associate Curator at the Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, IA, selected 26 of my drawings and paintings to show in a two person show, Dialog Human: Works by Priscilla Steele and Thomas C. Jackson, at the Dubuque Museum of Art, 2016 -- 2017.
  • Lynne Warren, Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, IL, selected one of my collages for Watercolor USA 2016, a national, annual juried exhibiiton recognizing aqueous media painting at the Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, 2016. This artwork also received the Watercolor Honor Society Award of Excellence.
  • Al Miner, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA, selected two of my drawings for the 31st Positive/Negative National Juried Art Exhibition at the Slocumb Galleries, East Tennessee kState University, Johnson City, TN, 2016.
  • Paul Ha, Director of the List Visual Arts Center, the contemporary art museum at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, selected one of my drawings for the 2016 National Prize show, Cambridge Art Association, at the Kathryn Schultz Gallery & University Place Gallery, Cambridge, MA, 2016.
  • Robert Mintz, Chief Curator and Curator of Asian Art at the Walters Art MUseum in Baltimore, MD, seleted one of my collages for Art on Paper, Circle Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD, 2016. This artwork also received an Award of Merit.
  • Christiane Paul, Adjunct Curator of New Media Arts at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, selected one of my drawings for the Black and White National Juried Art Show NYC at the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, (BWAC), Brooklyn, NY, 2015.
  • Carter E. Foster, Steven and Ann Ames Curator of Drawing at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, selected one of my drawings for the National Juried Competition: Works On Paper-2015 at the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences, Loveladies, NY, 2015.
  • David A. Ross, currently Chair of the Art Practice Department at the School of Visual Arts in NYC, previously Director at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art in NYC, and the Boston Institute of Contemporary Art, selected two of Jackson's photos to be shown in the 53rd International Show at the San Diego Art Institute, 2015.
  • Rujeko Hockley, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, selected one of Jackson's photos for the Wide Open 6 national juried exhibition, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC), Brooklyn, NY, 2015.
  • Kate Kunau, Associate Curator of Collections and Exhibitions at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, selected one of Jackson's oil paintings for Midwest Summer: Light and Warmth, a regional show at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA, 2015.
  • Jane Milosch, Director of the Smithsonian Provenance Research Initiative, Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, selected two of Jackson's photographs for the 2015 Biennial Juried Exhibition at the Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, IA, 2015.
  • Darrell Taylor, Director of the University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art, selected 40 drawings, two oil paintings, a mezzotint, and eight of Jackson's photographs for Drawn Together: Dialog Human 2015, Priscilla Steele and Thomas C. Jackson, University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art, Cedar Falls, IA, 2015.
  • Paulina Pobocha, Assistant Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, selected one of Jackson's photographs for Wide Open 5, National Juried Art Show, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC), Brooklyn, NY, 2014.
  • Chawne Paige, Curator at Waterloo Center for the Arts, selected 26 of Jackson's drawings and paintings for Dialog Human, The Drawings of Priscilla Stele & Thomas C. Jackson, Waterloo Center for the Arts, Waterloo, IA, 2014.
  • Dean Daderko, Curator at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, selected three of Jackson's photos for the 29th Annual International Exhibition, Meadows Gallery, The University of Texas at Tyler, 2014.
  • Aron Packer, owner, Packer Schopf Gallery, selected 10 drawings for a solo exhibition at Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL 2013. He also selected four drawings to show at CONTEXT, Packer Schopf Gallery booth group show, the CONTEXT Pavilion, Miami FL, 2013
  • Carrie Springer, Senior Curatorial Assistant at the Whitney Museum of American Art selected a photo for Wide Open 4 national juried exhibition, the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC), Brooklyn, NY 2013.
  • Susan Sayre Batton, Managing Director of Dia: Beacon Riggio Galleries, Beacon, NY, accepted three of Jackson's photographs for New Directions 13, the 28th Annual National Juried Contemporary Art Exhibition, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY, 2013.
  • Eric Fischl, internationally acclaimed American figurative painter and sculptor, selected three of Jackson's photographs and one oil painting to be shown in 64 Arts National Juried Exhibition, the Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, IL, 2012. The Buchanan Center for the Arts is a program partner with Mr. Fischl’s America: Now and Here.
  • Susan Thompson, Curatorial Assistant at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NYC selected three of Jackson's photographs to be shown in Photowork 2012, the Dutchess County Art Association’s / Barrett Art Center’s 25th Annual National Juried Photography Exhibition, 2012.
  • Bonnie Laing-Malcolmson, The Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Art at the Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR selected one of Jackson's drawings for the Sixth Annual Au Naturel International Juried Exhibition at the Clatsop Community College Art Center Gallery, Emporia, OR.
  • Jim Kempner, owner of Jim Kempner Fine Art, NYC, selected a photo for the 54th Chautauqua Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Strohl Art Center, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY, 2011.
  • Aron Packer, Owner and Director, Packer Schopf Gallery, selected 15 new works on paper for the solo show Child’s Play at Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2011.
  • Lauren Hinkson, Assistant Curator for Collections at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, selected one of Jackson's photos for PHOTOWORK 2011, the Dutchess County Art Association / Barrett Art Center’s 24th Annual National Juried Photography Exhibition, Poughkeepsie, NY.
  • Joan Young, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NYC, selected one of Jackson's photos for the 25th International Juried Show at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ, 2011.
  • Bill Teeple, Director, ICON Iowa Contemporary Art in Fairfield, IA, selected 57 photographs, drawings, and paintings for a solo show at ICON in 2011.
  • Eleonore Hugendubel, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Painting and Sculpture, the Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY, selected three of Jackson'sdrawings for the Paperworks 2010 Juried Exhibition, b.j.spoke gallery, Huntington, NY, 2010.
  • Elisabeth Sussman, Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, NY, selected one of Jackson's drawings for the 21st Annual International Juried Exhibition at Viridian Artsts, a contemporary art gallery, NY, NY, 2010.
  • Joann Moser, Senior Curator of Graphic Arts, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, selected one of Jackson's drawings for the 33rd Annual Art on Paper exhibition at the Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD, 2010. She also chose this drawing for an Honorable Mention Award.
  • Thalia Vrachopolous, Curator of the Tenri Cultural Institute, NY, NY, selected three of Jackson's photographs for the Artists Talk On Art Curator’s Choice 2009 group show at the Tenri. Winners also took part in a panel discussion at the School of Visual Arts, NY, NY, 2009.
  • Clare Bell, Independent Curator, formerly Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NYC, selected one of Jackson's drawings for the 17th National Juried Show at the Art Center of Northern New Jersey, New Milford, NY, 2009. She also chose this drawing for an Honorable Mention Award.
  • Dan Piersol, Deputy Director for Programs and Chief Curator of Collections & Exhibitions, Mississippi Museum of Art, selected one of Jackson's drawings for the 41st Annual Visual Arts Exhibition, Visual Arts Society of Texas, Denton, TX, 2009.
  • Sean Ulmer, Curator at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art in Cedar Rapids, IA, selected 31 of Jackson's photographs for a solo show at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, 2009.
  • Christoph Heinrich, the Polly and Mark Addison Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Denver Art Museum selected three of Jackson's photographs for inclusion in the Sioux City Art Center’s 61st Juried Exhibition, Sioux City, IA, 2008 – 2009. He also awarded one photo honorable mention.
  • Joan Young, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art and Manager of Curatorial Affairs at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY,NY, selected two of Jackson's photographs for the Pleiades Gallery of Contemporary Art 26th Annual Juried Exhibition, NY, NY, 2008
  • Jim Kempner, owner of Jim Kempner Fine Art, NY,NY, selected two of Jackson's photographs for the Artists Talk On Art Curator’s Choice 2008 group show. This show took place in 2009 at Jim Kempner Fine Art, NY, NY. Winners also took part in a panel discussion at the School of Visual Arts, NY, NY, 2008.
  • Sylvia White, owner of Sylvia White Gallery in Ventura, CA, selected Jackson's photography as one of four winners of the 2008 Juried Exhibition and awarded me a solo show.
  • Brooks Johnson, Curator of Photography and 21st – Century Art at the Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA, selected one of Jackson's photos for Artspace National Juried Photography and Printmaking 2008, Artspace @ Plant Zero, Richmond, VA.
  • Don Eddy, NY,NY painter, selected three of Jackson's photographs for the 72nd Midyear, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH, 2008.
  • Raphie Etgar, Art Director and Chief Curator at the Museum on the Seam in Jerusalem, Israel, selected one of Jackson's paintings for Bare Life, and international invitational exhibition at the Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel, 2007 to 2008.
  • William Bailey, American painter and Kingman Brewster Professor Emeritus at Yale University, selected one of Jackson's paintings for Painting as Presence, a national juried exhibition at Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven, CT, 2008.
  • Ted Mann, Assistant Curator-Collections, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY,NY, selected two of Jackson's photographs for the 16th National Juried Show, Art Center of Northern New Jersey, New Milford, NJ, 2007.
  • Andrea Karnes, Curator for the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX, selected four of Jackson's photographs for the 2007 Texas Visual Arts Association National All-Media Juried Art Exhibition, Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX, 2007. She also recognized my photograph American Cipher 19 with the Juror’s Award.
  • Erin Barnett, Asst. Curator, Collections, International Center of Photography, NY,NY, selected three of Jackson's photographs for the Photography 2007 National Juried Competition, b.j.spoke gallery, Huntington, NY, 2007.
  • Stephen Wirtz, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA, selected two of Jackson's photographs for Glimpses in Time, Juried Photography Exhibition in Honor of Gordon Parks, Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA, 2007.
  • Thomas W. Lentz, the Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Director of the Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA, selected one of Jackson's photos for the 10th Annual National Prize Show, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA, 2007.
  • Michelle Robinson, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions at the Figge Museum of Art, Davenport IA, selected five photographs and 17 drawings and paintings for a solo show at the Figge, Iowa Pastimes: Politics and State Fairs, 2007.
  • Helen C. Frederick, the Executive Artistic Director for Pyramid Atlantic, a center for print, paper, and book arts, selected one of Jackson's prints for Art on Paper 2007 at the Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD, 2007.
  • Cora Rosevear, Department of Painting and Sculpture Associate Curator, Museum of Modern Art, NY,NY, selected one of Jackson's photos for the Seventh National Juried Show, Ceres Gallery, NY, NY, 2006. She also selected it to receive the Third Place Award.
  • Valerie Cassel Oliver, Associate Curator at the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX, selected two of Jackson's photographs for the 60th Juried Exhibition at the Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA, 2006.
  • Cheryl Brutvan, Beal Curator of Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston selected one of Jackson's photos for the 2006 National Prize Show, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA, 2006.
  • Allison Morley, Chair of Photo Journalism and Documentary at the International Center of Photography, NY, NY selected two of Jackson's photos for the PHOTOWORK ’06 national juried exhibition at the Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY, 2006.
  • Patterson Sims, Director of Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ selected one of Jackson's photos for the 20th International Juried Show at the New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ, 2006.
  • Sean Ulmer, Curator of the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA, selected one of Jackson's paintings for Cedar Rapids: Day into Night juried exhibition, 2006.
  • Kathy Caraccio, master platemaker & printer and the proprietor of K. Caraccio Etching/Printmaking Studio in New York City selected one of Jackson's prints for the 25th National Print Exhibition at the Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT, 2006.
  • Laura Heon, Curator of MASS MoCA, selected two of Jackson's photos for the New Art ’05 national juried exhibition at Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA, 2005.
  • Trevor Smith, Curator of the New Museum of Contemporary Art in NY,NY selected one of Jackson's photos for the 2005 National Juried Exhibition at Phoenix Gallery, NY, NY, 2005.
  • Marian Parmenter, Director of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Artist’s Gallery, selected one of Jackson's paintings for the International Juried Exhibition sponsored by the World Council for Arts & Culture and Peninsula Open Studios, Herbst International Exhibition Hall, the Presidio, San Francisco, CA, 2003.
  • Danny Schulman, Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Art Institute of Chicago; and Jane Milosch, Curator at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, selected three of Jackson's paintings for Iowa 2002: New Art at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA, 2002.
  • Judy Newland, Curator of art at the Wright Museum of Art, Beloit, WI, selected approximately 20 paintings for a solo show at the Wright Museum of Art, 2001.
  • Richard Koshalek, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, selected one of Jackson's collages for the 35th Iowa Artists Exhibition at the Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA, 1983.
  • Nancy Hoffman, Director of Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY; Robert F. Phillips, Curator of Contemporary Art, Toledo Museum of Art; and William Dole, Professor of Art, university of California, Santa Barbara, selected one of Jackson's prints for the 66th Indiana Artists Show at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN, 1977.
  • Dr. Stephen Prokopoff, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, selected one of Jackson's paintings for the 319-77 juried exhibition at the Cedar Rapids Art Center, Cedar Rapids, IA, 1977.
  • Thomas Armstrong, Director of the Whitney Museum of American Art, selected one of Jackson's drawings for the 39th Annual Midyear Show at the Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH, 1975.
  • Dr. Daniel J. Robbins, formerly curator of the Guggenheim Museum, director of the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design and the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, selected one of Jackson's drawings for the 27th Iowa Artists Exhibition at the Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA, 1975.