Art I Love: Preston Jackson “The Lady and the Gator” 2012

Preston Jackson was chosen as the 1998 Laureate of the Lincoln Academy of Illinois, the highest honor given to individuals in the State. A professor of sculpture at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago, Jackson is the head of the figurative area and has served as chair of the Sculpture Department. His work addresses such issues as protests against war, racism, sexism, violence and injustice. He is most famous for his bronze figurative work and monumental steel sculpture.

Preston Jackson

Preston Jackson

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