Jo Jackson is active/lives in California. Jo Jackson is known for painting.
Biography Jo Jackson
Jo Jackson is an artist from Portland, Oregon who creates striking
canvases that subvert classic American graphic norms. Her paintings are
charged with signs and shapes, rendered in pastel colors in high
contrast juxtapositions that seem almost as if they were applied with
vinyl rather than a brush.
Eagles, skulls, wolves, a map of North
America and people are layered ironically, subverting typical graphic
imagery into a twisted miasma of something that is at once cute and
incredibly dark. She re-works classic Americana symbology into soft
colors that reveal their true political essence.
Although her work most
definitely has its roots in the streets, what she executes on canvas is
far from raw (She cites t
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