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Polly Jackson

 (born 1947)
Polly Jackson is active/lives in New Mexico.  Polly Jackson is known for paintings of chairs, classic automobiles, landscapes and interiors.

Polly Jackson

Biography from the Archives of askART

The following information was submitted by the artist, Polly Jackson, December 2012.

Professional Fine Artist with over thirty years of painting. Work shown in the Round House Capitol Arts Foundation Collection (permanent collection), Santa Fe, NM, and The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM.

Her work has also been shown 11/6/99 on HGTV, Interiors of Design. Her art was selected for the 2002 poster for The Old Pecan Street Festival; Spring, Austin, TX. In 1975, Sunstone Press of Santa Fe, NM issued four of her greeting card designs, and Gargoyles, Inc. sold her ceramic tile designs. Jumpin' Junipers Publishers of Santa Fe, NM has issued a poster and a greeting card with her designs.

She teaches at UNM Continuing Education, Albuquerque Jewish Community Center, various senior centers and Artisan Art Supply Store in Albuquerque, NM. Previous teaching experience in Austin, TX includes Laguna Gloria Austin Museum of Fine Arts (3 years), Austin Community College (2 years), Painting with
Acrylics, Painting with Oils, Pastels and En Plein Air Painting through The University of Texas Informal Classes (8+ years), painting with acrylics at Gardner-Betts Juvenile Facility (5 years), and various private classes.

1965-66  Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
1980     University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
1997-99  College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
1999-'00 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM  B. A., Studio Art

Art Instructor for Painting with Acrylics and Pastels at UNM Continuing Education, Albuquerque Jewish Community Center, various senior centers and at Artisan Art Supply Store on Saturday mornings. Art Instructor for Laguna Gloria (AMOA), UT informal classes, Austin Community College in Austin, Texas, Gardner Betts Juvenile facility, Austin, TX, and private clients in Painting with Oils, Painting with
Acrylics, En Plein Air, Painting with Pastels, Experimental Drawing, Drawing for the Absolute Beginner and Papier Mache;  Art History Slide Library, College of Santa Fe.

Named Artist of the Month, April 2011 by Artisan ENewsletter,
Southwest Art Magazine 1994, Prince of Chaos by Roger Zelazny 1991,
Knight of Shadows by Roger Zelazny 1990, Old Cars Weekly 1990, Focus
Art Magazine
, Santa Fe, NM 1988, Horizon Art Magazine 1988.

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About  Polly Jackson

Born:  1947 - Lubbock, Texas
Known for:  paintings of chairs, classic automobiles, landscapes and interiors