(1944 - 1984)
Jackson Beardy was active/lived in Manitoba / Canada. Jackson Beardy is known for painting, printmaking, commercial art, murals, illustration, teaching.
Jackson Beardy (1944 - 1984)
A distinguished Canadian painter, printmaker, commercial artist, muralist, illustrator, teacher, Native activist and a member of the first generation of the Woodland School of Art*, Jackson Beardy (AKA: Quentin Pickering Jackson Beardy) was born on the Garden Hill Reservation, Island Lake, Manitoba (about 300 miles north of Winnipeg) and died in Winnipeg, Manitoba. 
His mediums included acrylic, oil, gouache*, tempera*, ink, graphite*, charcoal, stencil, fresco* and serigraph*. The supports included birch bark and beaver skins; as well as canvas, illustration board and paper. His subjects are animals, figures, portraits, symbolism, spirituality, legends and myths. His most well-known style is Wo ... Displaying 750 of 13993 characters.
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About Jackson Beardy
Born: 1944 - Garden Hill Reservation, Island Lake, Manitoba
Died: 1984 - Winnipeg, Manitoba
Known for: painting, printmaking, commercial art, murals, illustration, teaching