Oliver Lee Jackson was active/lived in California, Missouri. Oliver Jackson is known for figurative, abstract painting, sculpture, printmaking.
Biography Oliver Jackson
The following information was submitted by Diane Roby, associate of the artist.
Oliver Lee Jackson is a painter, sculptor, printmaker, and draftsman whose work is grounded in figuration.
Oliver Jackson was born in 1935 in St. Louis, Missouri. He studied at Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington (B.F.A. 1958); served in the U.S. Army (honorable discharge, 1961); and attended University of Iowa, Iowa City (MFA 1963). In the 1960s he was active with community cultural projects in St. Louis as Assistant Director of People's Art Center (1963-4), and Director of Program Uhuru (1967-8), which he created at Pruitt & Igoe public housing to bring arts programs to low-income African Americans.
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