John Stewart Jackson is an experienced sculptor, known for his interactive and collaborative approach to space, movement and sound. Jackson studied art at Birmingham-Southern College, Alabama, where he was awarded the Art Student of the Year Award for artistry upon his graduation. With a specialization in cast-iron sculpture, Jackson served six years as Foundry Manager at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark in the metal arts program, Sloss Metal Arts. He has won numerous awards and commissions for his work, including Birmingham’s Best Young Artists Award, a commission by Singapore’s Public Utilities Board (PUB) for sculpture at the Marina Barrage, and a performance art commission for the Singapore Management Universities Art Festival Opening Ceremony. Jackson recently served as a curriculum specialist, teacher and global arts ambassador for School of the Arts (SOTA) in Singapore for the past 7 years.
Instructor of Visual Arts, Sculpture, Interlochen Arts Camp
Faculty of Visual Arts, School of the Arts Singapore (SOTA)
B.F.A., Sculpture, Birmingham-Southern College