b. 1961

Kurt Jackson

Only a very few artists can achieve successive sell-out exhibitions in London’s Cork Street – but Kurt Jackson’s last nine shows with Messum’s have done exactly that.

Kurt Jackson MA (Oxon) DLitt (Hon) RWA was born is 1961 in Blandford, Dorset. He graduated from St Peter’s College, Oxford with a degree in Zoology in 1983. While there, he spent most of his time painting and attending courses at Ruskin College of Art, Oxford. On gaining his degree he travelled extensively and inde-pendently, painting wherever he went. He travelled to the Arctic alone and hitched across Africa with his wife, Caroline. They moved to Cornwall in 1984 where they still live and work. They have three grown children, Seth, Zinzi and Chloe and four young grandchildren Taya, Thelonious, Maisie and Isaac.

A dedication to and celebration of the environment is intrinsic to both his politics and his art and a holistic involvement with his subjects provides the springboard for his formal innovations. ...

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Publications

The Studio - Winter 2016

Studio Publications 2016
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Kurt Jackson

Studio Publications 2017
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