Biografie von Everett Gee JACKSON (1900-1995)

Birth place: Mexia, TX

Addresses: San Diego, CA in 1976

Profession: Painter, illustrator, lithographer, teacher

Studied: Texas A & M Univ.; AIC, 1921-23; San Diego State College (B.A.); Univ. Southern Calif. (M.A.); also study in Mexico.

Exhibited: AIC, Exhib. Am. Painting, 1927; Corcoran Gal., 1928; WMAA; SFMA, 1928 (prize), 1946; PAFA, 1929-30; San Fran. A. Assn., 1929 (First Anne Bremer Prize); San Diego Fine Arts Soc., (first prize, 1930 & Leisser Farnham Prize, 1930); Laguna Beach AA, 1934 (prize); LACMA, 1934 (prize); Golden Gate Intl. Exh., 1939; Houston Mus. FA

Member: San Diego FA Soc.; Western Artists (founder); Laguna Beach AA; San Diego Art Guild; Am. Assoc. Univ. Professors.

Work: Houston Mus. Art, TX; San Diego FA Soc.; LACMA; PAFA

Comments: Active in Mexico, 1924-28, influenced by Rivera and Orozco. Research: Mayan sculpture. Positions: bd. trustees, Fine Arts Soc., San Diego, 1935-, chairman, Latin-Am. Arts Committee, 1965-70, acquisitions committee, member advisory bd., Calif. State Univ., San Diego, 1963-70. Teaching: Calif. State Univ., San Diego, 1930-63; Univ. Costa Rica, 1962. Illustrator: Wonderful Adventure of Paul Bunyon, 1945; The Ugly Duckling; Popol Vuh; Ramona, 1960. Honored for his contributions to book illustration by Limited Editions Club & Heritage Press.

Sources: WW73; WW47; Int'l Studio, 1927 (repro.); Hughes, Artists in California, 282; Falk, Exh. Record Series.

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