Stefanie Jackson portrait
Nationality American
Born b. 1958

Stefanie Jackson

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Stefanie Jackson is an American painter whose art deals with themes of African American history and contemporary U.S. politics. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and grants, including those of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, among others Jackson’s work has been shown at a variety of galleries and museums, including The Detroit Institute of Arts, the Georgia Museum of Art, the Harriet Tubman Museum, and the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum in Philadelphia.

    La Sombra y el Espiritu IV: Figurative Visions and Collective Histories
    Stones Center’s Robert & Sallie Brown Museum, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    Shifting African American Women Artists and the Power of their Gaze
    David C. Driskell Center Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

  • 1988
    Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

    The New School Parsons, New York, New York
    BFA Design

  • Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia

    Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama

    Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African American Art, Athens, Georgia

    Kerry and C. Betty Davis Collection, Atlanta, Georgia

    Clarke Atlanta University Art Galleries, Atlanta Georgia

    The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan

  • 2017
    Winner, Anonymous was a Woman Award, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, Georgia

    Recipient, Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, New York, New York
    Grant Recipient, Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner Foundation, New York, New York

    Grant Recipient, Georgia Council for the Arts, Atlanta, Georgia

    Grant Recipient, Special Projects Grant, National Endowment of the Arts, Washington, D.C.