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Books Published

Papers Published and Presented

Invited Workshops, Lectures, and Presentations

Articles Citing Work: Reviews of Exhibits


College and University Committees and Councils

Community Service

Professional Society / Organizations

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Curriculum Development

Jed Jackson

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B.F.A., Painting, Memphis College of Art, 1977
M.F.A., Painting, Cornell University, 1980
Art, Rhodes College, 1973-75
Painting, Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, 1974


Graduate Assistant, Painting/Drawing, Cornell University , 1979-80
Artist in Residence, Art Department, Mississippi County Community College, 1980-83
Associate Professor, & Chairman, Humanities Dept., Medaille College, 1983-88
Adjunct Associate Professor, Art History, Dowling College, 1988-89
Adjunct Associate Professor, Art Department, New York University, 1986-90
Assistant Professor, Painting/Core, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1990-96
Associate Professor, Painting/Core, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1996-99
Professor & Chairman, Department of Art, The University of Memphis, 1999-2006
Graduate Program, School of Art, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 2001
Reviewer, NASAD Site evaluator, National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Evaluator for SUNY Oswego Accreditation review, 2005


Tchg. Asst. Fellowship, Painting, Cornell University, 1979-80
AR. Arts Council Mural Grant, Ceramics, Arkansas Arts Council, 1981
Artist in Residence Grant, Painting/Art History, Arkansas Arts Council, 1980-83
Arts Alliance Grant, Painting, Mid American Arts Alliance, 1982
Artists Grant, Painting, Artists Space, 1987
Teaching Fellowship, General Ed. (Art), Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1991
NEA Visual Artists, Fellowship, Painting, Arts Midwest/NEA, 1992
Teaching Fellowship, General Ed. (Art), Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1994
Sabbatical Leave, Painting/Art History, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1997
Who’s Who Among American Teacher’s, 7th ed., Teaching, Educational Communications Inc., Lake Forest, Il., 2002
Memphis Urban Art Commission, First Tennessee Bank Fed Ex forum Exhibit Grant, Painting, Memphis Urban Art Commission, 2004
Rochefort-En-Terre, painting Residency, Brittany, France, Painting, Maryland Institute College of Art, 2005

Ptg./Draw./Art Hist., Community College, Mississippi County Community College, 1980-83
Studio/Art History, Undergrad. BA, Medaille College, 1983-87
Studio/Art History, Undergrad. BA, Dowling College, 1988-90
Painting, Art History/Critical Theory, Undergrad. BA, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1986
Undergrad. BA, New York University, 1986-90
Intro. to Art./Ptg. Painting/Critical Theory Grad/Undergrad., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1990-99
Grad./Undergrad., Glasgow School of Art, 1997
Painting/Critical Theory/ Intro to Art Grad./Undergrad., University of Memphis, 1999-
Honors/Globalization, Undergrad, University of Memphis, 2004
Introuction to Art, Undergrad, University of Memphis, 2006


R. Duane Reed Gallery
7513 Forsyth
St. Louis, MO. 63105

R. Duane Reed Gallery
529 w. 20th st.
NYC, NY, 10011


Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, Mt. Vernon, IL
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
Stevens Inc., Little Rock, AR
Bucknell University, Bucknell, PA
American General Finance Co., Evansville, IN
Bristol Myers Squibb Co., Evansville, IN
Millikin University, Decatur, IL.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
Indiana State University Art Museum


1977 Artist’s Biennial, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA., 1977
One Person Exhibit, Etcetera Gallery, Memphis, TN., 1977

Finger Lakes Exhibit, Rochester Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY, 1980
Group Exhibit, Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1980
23rd Annual Delta Exhibit, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR., 1980

Memphis: Six Artists,@ Group Exhibit, Memphis Brooks Art Gallery, Memphis, TN., 1981
24th Annual Delta Exhibit, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR., 1981
One Person Exhibit, Southeast Arkansas Art Center, Pine Bluff, AR., 1981
One Person Exhibit, Ellis Library Gallery, Arkansas State University, 1981

Group Exhibit, Nornberg Gallery, St. Louis, MO., 1982

“Visions ‘83”, Traveling Exhibit funded by the Mid-America Arts Alliance, Oct. 82-Dec. 83
Three Person Invitational, Clough Hanson Gallery, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN., 1983
Group Exhibit, ArtSpace, Buffalo Arts Commission Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 1983

New Dimensions, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 1984
Albright-Knox Western New York Invitational, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 1984
Group Exhibit, P.P.O.W., New York City, NY, 1984
Group Exhibit at “The Saint,” New York City, NY, 1984
1984 Artists Biennial, Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY, 1984
Indigestion, Group Exhibit, P.P.O.W., New York City, NY, 1984

East Village At the Centre, Group Exhibit, Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montreal, Canada, 1985
Albright-Knox Western New York Invitational, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 1985
Out of Context, Group Exhibit, Piccadilly Gallery, London, England, 1985
Group Exhibit at “The Palladium”, New York City, NY, 1985
One Person Exhibit, P.P.O.W., New York City, NY, 1985
New Work, Group Exhibit, P.P.O.W., New York City, NY, 1985

“The Best and The Brightest From the East Village and Soho”, Moosart Gallery, Miami, FL, 1986
“Art of the East Village”, Group Exhibit, Lafayette College, Easton, PA., 1986
Zurich Art Fair, Zuspa-Hallen, Zurich, Switzerland, 1986
Albright-Knox “Western New York Invitational”, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 1986
Gallery Artists, P.P.O.W., New York City, NY, 1986

Red Tape Benefit Exhibit, E.M. Donahue Gallery, New York City, NY, 1987
“Jed Jackson: Recent Work”, one person exhibit, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR., 1987
“The Wayward Muse”, 150 Years of Painting in Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 1987
One Person Exhibit, P.P.O.W., New York City, NY, 1987
One Person Exhibit, Real Artways, Hartford, CT, 1987
Group Exhibit, Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, OH, 1987
Three Artist show with Nancy Dwyer and Steve Miller Nina, Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 1987

“Annual Juried ‘88”, Selected by Irving Sandler, Queens Museum, Flushing, NY, 1988
“Situations”, Group Exhibition, General Electric, Organized by the Art Advisory Service for Corporate Members, “Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY, 1988
“Homecoming”, New York to Memphis, Group Exhibition, Alice Bingham Gallery, Memphis, TN., 1988
“Twenty in New York”, Group Exhibition, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 1988

Workspace ‘89: An Exhibition of Artist’s Working in Queens,@ Jamaica Arts Center, Jamaica, NY, 1989
“Paintings on the Theme of Arcadia” Solo Exhibition, P.P.O.W., New York City, NY, 1989

Art Today, Video Commentary on “Paintings on the Theme of Arcadia” by Robert Pincus-Witten, Vol. 1, No. 2., 1990
“Salon 1990, The Human Figure in New Painting and Sculpture” The New York Academy of Art, New York City, NY, 1990
“Small Paintings”, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 1990
“Delta Exhibit”, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR., 1990

Group Show, P.P.O.W., New York City, NY, 1991
“Realism Today” Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, Evansville, IN, Purchase Award, 1991
“Southern Illinois Artist’s Biennial”, Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, Mount Vernon, IL, Painting award, 1991
“Delta Exhibit”, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR., 1991
}Annual Bi-States Exhibit”, Davenport Museum of Art, Davenport, IA, 1991

Three Person Invitational, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA., 1992
Biennial SIU Faculty Exhibit, Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, IN, 1992
Chicago International Art Exposition, MacCormack Place, Chicago, IL., 1992
Solo Exhibition, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL., 1992

“Southern Illinois Artist Biennial”, Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, Mount Vernon, IL, 1993
“Delta Exhibit”, Curated by Donald Kuspit, Honorable Mention, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR, 1993
“Selections from the Gallery Collection, Elliot Smith Gallery, St. Louis, MO, 1993
“Arkansas Artists”, Russell Senate Office Building, Washington D.C., Organized by the Arkansas Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, scheduled through 1995, 1993
“Realism Today”, Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, Evansville, IN, Purchase Award, 1993
Two Person Exhibit, Jonesboro Sun Gallery, Jonesboro, AR., 1993

SIU-Carbondale Faculty Exhibit, Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, Evansville, IN, 1994
“Introductions”, R. Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO., 1994
“Drawing Together”, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 1994
“Friendly Encounters”, R. Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO., 1994
“Jed Jackson, A New Vision”, Solo Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, Evansville, IN, (Dec. - Jan.), 1994

Solo Exhibition, Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO., April, 1995
“Southern Illinois Artist Biennial”, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL, Purchase Award, 1995
Solo Exhibition, Kirkland Fine Arts Center, Millikin University, Decatur, IL. Purchase award, 1995
Solo Exhibition, Quick Fine Arts Center, St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, NY, 1995
“Delta Exhibit”, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR., 1995

“A.F. 96”, Works by More Than 50 Artists, Plan B Gallery, Memphis, TN., April, 1996
“39th Delta Exhibit”, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR., October - Purchase Award, 1996
“Homecoming, 60th Anniversary Alumni Exhibit”, Memphis College of Art, September, 1996
“Jed Jackson - Valia Oliver”, Marshall Arts, Memphis, TN., March, 1996

“Jed Jackson”, Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO., Feb. 21, 1997
Exhibit at FGM Architecture Offices, Mt. Vernon, IL. ongoing. 1997-present

“41st Delta Exhibit”, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR., Sept. - Oct., 1998
“The Curators Collect” - Included in Collection of Bonnie A. Speed, John A. Logan College, Carterville, IL, June, 1998
Print Commission, Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, Mt. Vernon, IL., 1998

“Jed Jackson” Solo Show, Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO, June 18 - August 28, 1999
“Patrimony Corrupted”, Wright State University Galleries, Dayton, OH, Jan., 1999
Solo Show, The Gallery at Innsbrook
Wright City, MO. (Adam Aronson, Director) August, 1999

“Jed Jackson/ Ed Rainey” Second Floor Contemporary, Memphis, Tenn. Feb-March, 2000
“Art-Palm Beach” Modern and Contemporary Art Fair, International Pavillion of the Palm Beaches, Palm Beach, Florida, March 2000
“Do-It”, Memphis Brooks Museum, Memphis, Tn., April-May 2000
Gallery Artists, Jay Etkin Galley, Memphis, Tn. March 2000
Invited Artist, Arts in the Park, Botanic Garden, Memphis, Tn. Oct. 2000

Solo Exhibition, R. Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, Mo.. Sept. 14-Oct. 13, 2001

“One Hundred Years of Painting in Tennessee” Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville Tenn., July, 2002. Traveling to five museum sites in Tennessee and Georgia thru 2003
“Side by Side”, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, March-June, 2002
“Memphis”, Rob Van der Schoor Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Oct 2002

Jackson/ Hyde, Bleuhaus Gallery, Memphis Tn. Oct. 2003
“Art of Tennessee”, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville Tn. Sept. 2003
Jed Jackson, “Solo Show”, Duane Reed Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Dec. 2003

“Flowers and Art”, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, Tn. April 2004
“Art Forum” Year long exhibit at FEDEX Forum, Memphis, Tenn. Sponsored by First Tennessee Bank. Administered by the Urban Art Commission, Memphis, September 2004-September 2005
“Jed Jackson, C.E.O.” Solo Exhibit, Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn. Nov. 2-Dec. 2, 2004

Klots Artists in Residence Exhibit, Rochefort-en- Terre Chateau, Rochefort –en-Terre, Brittany, France, May –November 2005
Last show, Gallery NP40, Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 2005


Art: A Comparative Study, Kendall Hunt Pub. Co., Dubuque, Iowa, 1993, 2nd. Ed., 1999


Audio Tapes: CAA - Visual Literacy in General Education, Audio tape (LaCrescenta, CA, Audio Archives, Int. In.), 11 tapes, 1995
“Teaching Visual Literacy in Large Class Situations: Multiculturalism and Diversity as a Focus”, presented to the College Art Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, January 25 - 28, Abstracts, Publication of the College Art Association, (New York, CAA, 1995), p. 181., 1995
“Multiculturalism: Diversity as Focus”. Paper presented as part of the panel How Diverse Visual Images are Introduced into the Studio Curriculum, Foundations in Art Theory and Education Biennial Conference, St. Louis, MO, March 23, 1995.

“Teaching Visual Literacy in Large General Education Classes”: Multiculturalism and Diversity as a Focus, FATE in Review Vol. 18, 1995-96, p. 34-40, 1996

“Workers, Artists or Critics?” Abstracts, Publication of the College Art Association, (New York, CAA, 1997), p. 37, 1997
Audio Tapes, CAA, Restructuring Foundations, (Audio Archives Int., Inc., La Crescenta, CA, 1997)

“Conceptual Skills and Studio practice in the First Year Course”, FATE in Review Vol. 20, 1997-1998, p. 34-39., 1998


Lecture on Personal Creative work, Buffalo State University, Buffalo, NY, Dec. 1985

Lecture coinciding with opening of One Person Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR., May 1987

“Making it in New York”, Panel discussion sponsored by the Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN., Oct. 1988

Lecture on Technique and Personal Work, University of Memphis Art Department, Jan. 1991

Lectures on German Contemporary Art, Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, Mt. Vernon, IL., Oct. 1994

Slide Presentation and Critique of Graduate Students work, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN., March 1994

Lecture, Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO., 1995

Lecture on Personal Creative Work, Quick Center for the Arts, St. Bonaventure University, New York, 1995

Studio visit and Lecture, Cedarhurst Art Center, Collector’s Group, Mt. Vernon, IL., 1996

Visiting Professor, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, Oct. - Nov., 1997

Lecture to faculty on creative work, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR., March 1998

Lecture to faculty on creative work, Art Department, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN., 1999

Panel discussion on art in the New Millenium, Artlink, Botanic garden, Memphis Tn. Nov. 4, 1999

Lecture on creative work, Prague Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, Czech Republic, 1999

“What’s Going on in Prague?” Art Today Lecture , Brooks Museum, March 1, 2000

“The Art Scene in Memphis” lecture to may meeting of Institute of Management Accountants, May 18, 2000

Juror, Celebration of Arts Juried Exhibit, Carbondale, Il. September, 2000

Juror, Cedarhurst Craft Fair, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, Illinois, Sept. 2001

Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Memphis College of Art, November 2002

Lecture on work in Sarrat exhibit, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tn. Nov. 2, 2004


Richard Knowles, “Double Daring” City of Memphis Magazine, May, p. 41., 1977

Cover Illustration, “Suburban Dance, 1981” Arkansas Times, June, 1981

Donald La Badie, “The Artist as Social Critic” the Memphis Commercial Appeal, Fanfare, May 16, p. 18-19, 1982
Nancy N. Rice, “New Harvest...First Gathering” New Art Examiner, Dec. p. 21., 1982

Mid-America Arts Alliance, “Visions ‘83”, Exhibition Catalogue, p. 51, 1983

Steven Hager, “A Young Gallery Gains Ground”, Vanity Fair, July, p. 84, 1985
Albright Knox Art Gallery, “In Western New York, 1985”, Exhibition Catalogue, p. 16, 1985
“Out of Context” Exhibition Catalogue, P.P.O.W., Piccadilly Gallery, London, England, June 25-July 19, 1985
George Sax, “Buffalo Influences Color, New Works of Jed Jackson”, Buffalo News, September 15, Sect. E, p. 4, 1985
Edmund Cardoni, “Embracing the Humanoid, The Figurative Painting of Jed Jackson,”,Buffalo Arts Review, Summer, p. 1-12, 1985
Glenn O’Brien, “Jed Jackson, P.P.O.W.” , Artforum, December , p. 92, 1985

“The Cracked Mirror”, Redtape, No. 6, New York, reproduction, 1986
Barry Schwabsky, ”Jed Jackson”, Arts Magazine, Jan. p. 26, 1986
Leslie Judd Ahlander, “Youthful Exuberance Lights Local Galleries”, Miami News, Jan. 10, 1986

Mary Ann Busby, “East Village Artist talks about Work, Fayetteville Native Exhibits, lectures at Arkansas Art Center”, Arkansas Gazette, Weekend, March 27, p. 12., 1987
Exhibition Listing with full page reproduction, New York Native, May 25, p. 30-31, 1987
Paintings illustrated in ”Cincin, A Downtown Restaurant by Julius S. Baum”, Interior Design, Jan. P. 220-221, 1987
Klaus Ottman, “Mannerism and Anti-Mannerism”, Flashart, Milan, Italy, Dec. - Juan. P. 64-65, color reproduction, 1987
Arkansas Art Center, “Jed Jackson, Recent Work”, Exhibition Catalogue, 1987
Albright Knox Art Gallery, “The Wayward Muse”, Exhibition Catalogue, color reproduction, p. 96, 1987
Dan Morris, “Jed Jackson’s Work Purposely Disturbing”, Arkansas Gazette, March 27, 1987
Helen Cullinan, “New York Artists in a Trade, The Plain Dealer, Friday!” Cleveland, OH, May 29, p. 24, 1987
Spaces/Hallwalls Artists Exchange Exhibition Catalogue, Cleveland, Buffalo, reproduction, 1987
Richard Huntington, “Varied Works Make Appealing mix in Freudenheim Exhibition”, Buffalo Evening News,
Gusto, Sept. 18, p. 20, 1987
Matt Damsker, “Bizarre Exhibit at Real Art Ways Brims with Complex, Perverse Humor”, The Hartford Courant, Nov. 29, p. G6, 1987
Exhibits listing, “Modern Morality Tales”, The Hartford Courant, Hartford, CT, Nov. 19, p. 28, 1987
Edmund Cardoni, Blatant Artifice 2/3: An Anthology of Short Fiction by Visiting Writers, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY, p. 28, 1987

Margaret Moorman, “A Multitude of Styles of Queens Museum Show”, Newsday, New York, Jan. 8, p. 21, 1988
Queens Museum, “Annual Juried Exhibition ‘88”, Irving Sandler, Curator, Exhibition Catalogue with reproduction, 1988
Jude Schwendenwein, Art New England, Real Artways Exhibition Review, Hartford, CT, March, 1988
Frederick Koeppel, “Exhibit Proves Memphis-Trained Artists Excell ”, Memphis, October, 30, 1988
Edwin Howard, “Jed Jackson, Bill Elrod Stand Out in Bingham Show”, Memphis Business Journal, Oct. 31 - Nov. 4, 1988
Margaret Moorman, “Making Art”, Newsday, New York, Nov. 18, p. 21, 1988

Cory Dugan, “New York/Memphis”, Number, Vol. 2, No. 3 Winger, 1989

Robert Pincus-Witten, “Jed Jackson”, Review of December Show at P.P.O.W., New York, Art Today, Video production, Vol. 1, No. 2 (New York, Arts Video News Service), 1990
“Salon 1990”, Exhibition Catalogue, New York Academy of Art, 1990

Alan Artner, Review of One Person Exhibit at the Contemporary Arts Workshop, Chicago Tribune, June 5, Sect. 7, p. 54. 1992
“High Visibility”, 1992 Arts Midwest/NEA, Fellowship Recipients Catalogue, color reproduction, 1992

Jane Fullerton, “ Pryor’s Office Displays Work of 27 Arkansas Artist,s” in the column “Washington Journal” of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Oct. 22, 1993
Delta Winners on Display at Arts Center, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Dec. 7, p. 1E, color reproduction, 1993

Review of Group Show at R. Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, May 26, 1994
Anderson, Roberta, “Closer Look: Jed Jackson” Memphis College of Art Alumni Newsletter, Spring 1994
Listing in “Index of Exhibiting and Gallery Artists”, Art 1994 Chicago, The New Navy Pier Show, Exhibition Catalogue, (Thomas Blackman and Associates, Chicago) p. 33, 318., 1994
Review of Duane Reed Show, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sept. 15, 1994
Milburg, Steve ”The State of the Arts in Delta”, Southern Living, Oct. P. 4ar, color reproduction, 1994
Sauls, Susan, “Jed Jackson’s Vibrant Witty paintings to be Focus of Contemporary Gallery Exhibit”, Copia, Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, IN, Nov/Dec. 1994.

Duffy, Robert N., “Jackson’s Dreamscapes”, St. Louis Post Dispatch, April 27, p. 4G, 1995

“Homecoming Exhibition”, 60th Anniversary Exhibition Poster and Catalogue - Memphis College of Art, Photo Reproduction, Sept. 1996
“Delta on Display”, Arkansas Gazette Democrat, Sunday, Oct. 20, 1996, p. 5D. Photo reproduction, 1996
“Jed Jackson - Valia Oliver”, Review of Exhibit at Marshall Arts, Number, No. 30, Independent Quarterly of the Visual Arts, Fall 1996, p. 35.
“ Delta Exhibit Catalogue”, Arkansas Art Center, Oct. 1996- Reproduction - purchase award, 1996
“One From the Art” The Memphis Flyer, Memphis, TN., March 14-20, 1996, p. 21, 1996
“Best Bets”, The Commercial Appeal - Playbook, Memphis, TN., Friday, March 8, 1996, section E, p. 2,

“Museum Purchases Jed Jackson painting”, Cedarhurst Quarterly, Jan/Feb. 1997, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL, 1997
Robert W. Duffy, “Thrice Tantalized”, St. Louis Post Dispatch, St. Louis, MO, March 6, “Get Out”, p. 26, 1997
Southern Illinois Artists Open Competition and Exhibition, August, Cover illustration, 1997

“Patrimony Corrupted” Exhibition catalogue, color illustration, Wright State University Gallery, Dayton, OH., 1999
“News of Newcomers” in A.M. Edition, publication of Art Museum of University of Memphis. Summer 1999,
p. 5
“Realism With A Twist”, in ”Get Out“ St. Louis Post Dispatch, Thursday, June 24, 1999. P. 24.
“It’s a Man’s World - In Humor - Filled Art Show“, Eventure, Middletown, Ohio, Jan. 8, 1999, p. 12
“WSU Exhibit Explores Men as Anti-Heros”, Dayton Daily News, Jan. 3, 1999, p. 6c
Baker, Devin, “Up to Speed”, St. Louis Magazine, summer 2000, p. 28
Jed Jackson and Beth Edwards, Amum, Art Museum of the University of Memphis, fall 2000, p.1
Hall, David “Wry and Dry” Jed Jackson and Beth Edwards at University of Memphis Art Museum, Memphis Flyer, sept 13, 2000, p. 37

“Beth Edwards/Jed Jackson” Stephen Sanders, review of exhibition at the University of Memphis Art Museum, Number, An Independent Journal of the Arts, no. 39, vol. XV, no. 1, 2001

Burch Peggy, “Picks of the Week”, Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tn., March 24, 2002. G1
Burch, Peggy, “Side by Side, Artist’s breathe new life into Brooks Standards” Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tn., March 31, 2002. G1
“Side by Side”, Exhibition Catalogue, Memphis Brooks Museum 2002(forthcoming)
“100 years of Painting in Tennessee” Exhibition Catalogue, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, Tn., 2002,
Hicks, Ed, “Copy Cats: Unique Idea at Brooks Showcases Local Artists’ Interpretations” Memphis Business Journal, March 29-April 4, p. 37-8
Hall, David, “Shoulder to Shoulder”, Memphis Flyer, April 10, 2002, Walker, Celia, “A Century of Progress, Twentieth Century Painting in Tennessee” Tennessee Historical Quarterly,
Vol. LXI, No. 1, Spring 2002, p. 65-66
Hamilton, Jeanne, “Area Artist’s ‘Traditionalize Modern’ ”, Commercial Appeal, Memphis Tennessee, Sunday, June 23, 2002, G5
Walker, Celia, “A Century of Progress, Twentieth Century Painting in Tennessee”, American Art Review, July/August, 2002, Vol. 14 no. 4, pp. 144-151
Bostick, Alan,“Painting Tennesee”, The Tennessean, 7July, 2002, Life section; 1, 3, 14
Outlaw, Adrienne, “100 Years of Tennessee Painting, ” Nashville Public Radio, July 12, 2002

Art of Tennessee, exhibition catalogue, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, 2003
Best Bets, Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tn. Friday, October 24, 2003, p. G3, Illustration
Best Bets, Memphis Business Journal, Memphis, Tn. April 2-8, 2004, City Life, p. 37, IllustrationCommercial Appeal, Memphis, Tn. April 20. 2003, p. C1

Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Annual Exhibits Brochure, Cover reproduction, “Jed Jackson, C.E.O.” p. September 2004
“Critic’s Picks”, Nashville Scene, Nov. 4, 2004, p. 40
”C.E.O of the Underworld, Works of Memphis Artist Jed Jackson explore the Seamy Side of Life “, “Life” section , Nashville Tennessean, November 7, 2004, p.21
Maddox, David, “ Life’s Pall on Seperate Panels” Nashville Scene, Nov. 18, 2004, p. 79

Mike Lollar“Elvis at 70”, Illustration for article in Memphis Commercial Appeal, January 9, 2005, section M, p. 1


The University of Memphis
Department of Art, Department Chair 1999-Present
Member, Board of Directors, University Art Museum
Member, Board of Governors, Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology

SIU Carbondale Art Department
Consultant for “International Critics Choice Exhibition“, Suggested idea of exhibit to Visiting Artist’s Program and recommended several critics for inclusion in exhibit including: David Hecht, Calvin Reid,

Foundations Committee 1990-91, Ad Hoc Curriculum Committee, Rickert-Ziebold Committee, Cardboard Boat Regatta - Official

Cardboard Boat Regatta - Official, Graduate Committee, 1991

Faculty Search Committee, Product Design, Faculty Secretary, 1992

Co-Chair, Rickert-Ziebold Committee, 1993-94, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
Faculty Secretary, General Education Transition to Core Curriculum, Consultant to the Director

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, 1994

Visiting Artist Committee, 1992-94

Operating Papers Committee, 1993-95

Faculty Search Committee, Product Design

Faculty Advisor, Painters and Printmakers Association

Faculty Advisor, Carbon 14, Sculpture Student Association, 1995

Assessment Committee
Search Committee, Product Design Position, 1996

Chair, Rickert-Ziebold Committee, 1995-97

Faculty Advisor, Graduate Association of Painters and Printmakers

Carbon 14 (Sculpture Student Organization) 1997

Chairperson, Graduate Committee

Promotion and Tenure Advisory Committee

Faculty Advisor, Carbon 14 (Sculpture Student Organization) 1998


SIUC - Track and Field Team Official, 1993-99

Phi Kappa Phi Artist Award Committee, 1993

University Core Curriculum Executive Council, 1994-97

Representative, University Ombudsman Advisory Board to Faculty Senate, 1997-98

Art Museum Board, University of Memphis, 1999


Chair, Visual Art’s Committee, Memphis Art’s Festival, 2002

Visual Art’s Committee, Memphis Art’s Festival, 2000-2002

Member, Board of Directors, Art Today, Brooks Museum, Memphis, TN, 199-2001.

Member, Director’s Advisory Board, Brooks Museum, Memphis, TN, 1999-pres.

Member of Board of Directors of Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY, 1984-86

Director of Multi-Year Plan, helped
Develop Plan Resulting in $450,000 NEA Grant

Member of Board, Buffalo Arts Council, 1986

Juror, Illinois Education Association Annual Exhibit, Springfield, IL., March, 1991

Juror, Annual Illinois Education Association Exhibit, Springfield, IL., March, 1992
Juror, John A. Logan College, Local High School Exhibit, Feb. 29, 1992
Speaker Unitarian Fellowship of Carbondale, AThe Spiritual in Art: The Impulse to Meaning,@ Oct. 1992

Speaker, Carbondale Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, AWar on Art: Government and Censorship,@ April 23, 1993
King City Dinner Club, Lecture on Contemporary Art, March 20, 1993
Career Day Speaker and Presenter, Carbondale Community High School, March 5, 1993

Member of Board of “Art Today” Contemporary Arts Advisory Panel, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, 1999


College Art Association
Foundations in Art; Theory and Education (F.A.T.E.)


Staff Sargent, E-6/96-B40 (Intelligence Analyst), United States Army Reserve, Last promotion to E-6; 1986 Honorable Discharge, 16 October 1986.
Travel to Greece, Crete, Turkey to study ancient sites, 1997
Travel to France, Belgium, Scotland, England, Czech Republic to teach and visit collections, 1997
Travel to Holland, Czech Republic, 1998
Travel to Czech Republic, 1999


Member of SIU-Carbondale Core Curriculum Executive Council. Participated in review and assessment of new core curriculum across disciplines. Council reported to Vice President for Academic Affairs.
While at SIU-C developed graduate seminar resulting in several public exhibitions over 5 year period.

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