Hubert Jackson

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Hubert Jackson

BIO

Hubert Jackson was born in 1943 in Culpeper, Virginia. He began a correspondence course in commercial art during high school and went on to formally study painting, ceramics, printmaking, sculpture, and photography. Jackson earned his Bachelors in Fine Arts Education at Virginia State University in 1965.

After graduation, he moved to Washington D.C. In 1971 he earned his Master's degree in painting from Howard University. In the early '70s, he participated in the historical national movement of community-based mural projects under the advisement of Hughie Lee-Smith.

In 1999 Jackson retired from 34 years of teaching art in the Washington, D.C. public schools and settled in Colonial Beach, Virginia, where he now lives and works. In 2004 he attended the Corcoran School of Art. Jackson has exhibited extensively. His work is in a number of private collections in the U.S. and has been shown in foreign countries such as Lesotho, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, and New Guinea through the Artist in Embassies program.

STATEMENT

As an artist, I am inspired by the spiritual connection and the ever-changing and unpredictable qualities of nature found in all of the various regions I have called home. My paintings feature highly textured multicolored planes with an emphasis on the interplay between light and dark.

Whether my work is non-objective or representative – or a blend of both – the creative spirit within me remains the same. When I paint, I feel a certain spirituality and energy and a need to express them in a way that leaves a positive and lasting impression. Most of my work references historical times and events.

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USCT Couple No.1

Honoring the women who supported African American Civil War soldiers.

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USCT Couple No.2

Honoring the women who supported African American Civil War soldiers.

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Hubert Jackson

United States

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Beside the Still Waters

Artists Inspired By Nature

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