Leonie Jackson bases her research upon contemporary concerns for water quality, supply and shortages brought about by overpopulation, pollution and the ramifications of global warming.

 

Leonie is a founding member of Station Street Studios, an artist run collective in Mullumbimby, NSW, and Secretary of c.a.s.e. Inc. (contemporary art space & education)

 

Hoop Pine Mandala Leonie Jackson 2010

monotype on handmade paper  70 cm x 50 cm

 

 

 

From Depth to Surface Leonie Jackson 2009

acrylic on ply  60cm x 50cm

 

 

 

 

Sea Forest Leonie Jackson 2009 

acrylic on canvas 48 cm x 60 cm

 

 

 

 

Pirate Ship Leonie Jackson 2008

acrylic on ply  60 x 60cm

 

 

 

 

Spring Bloom Leonie Jackson 2008

acrylic on canvas 60cm x 60cm 

 

 

 

 

Prayer for the Ocean Leonie Jackson 2010

acrylic on ply  95 x 75cm

 

 

 

 

CURRICULUM VITAE  ~  Leonie Jackson

Education:

2008 Bachelor of Visual Art Southern Cross University Lismore NSW

Achievements:

2008  Elected Public Officer/Secretary of c.a.s.e. (contemporary art space & education Inc.) non-profit organization.
2007 Co-founder Station Street Studios Artists’ Run Initiative Mullumbimby

Awards:
2011 Highly Commended Artfelt Art Prize                                                                                                                                 2009 Finalist Simple Pleasures Photographic Competition
2008  Finalist  Simple Pleasures Photographic Competition
2007 Kaske Award Southern Cross University, Lismore NSW
2007  Finalist  Simple Pleasures Photographic Competition
2007  Special Commendation  St John’s Art Exhibition

Grants:

2009  Community Activity Grant  Hepatitis C Council  NSW  ‘Walk the Walk’ street art project                                       2007    William Fletcher Foundation Grant

Prizes:
2007  Southern Cross University Co-op Bookshop Prize   Acquisitive Artists’ Book Award                                  

Publications:
2010  In Touch -connecting and contacting women artists of the caldera region  Lesley Gail Editor        
2010  L’appassionata de l’acqua collaboration by Leonie Jackson & Dr. Shé Hawke Kurungabaa Journal Vol2, No. 2 December 2009 pp 74-78.   
2009  Leonie’s story: walking the walk  The Hep C Review Edition 67, Dec 2009                                                 2008  Aqua Mater: Towards a Genealogy of the Impossible (PhD Thesis) Shé Mackenzie Hawke, The University of Sydney, NSW, Illustrated by Leonie  Jackson   

 Relevant Experience:
·       Facilitator Sic Art workshops, Lismore Liver Clinic, 2008-9-10.
·       Professional Practice for Artists Seminar: Lismore Regional Gallery, 2008.
·       Guest Lecturer: Post-modern Art Theory Southern Cross University, Lismore 2006/7/9/10.
·       Curator: Inaugural St John’s School Art Exhibition, Mullumbimby, 2007.
·       Critical Writing with Rex Butler Seminar: Lismore Regional Gallery, 2007.
·       Grant Writing Seminar: Arts Northern Rivers, Ballina, 2007.
·       Volunteer: 48 Hours of Visual Arts (FEHVA) Bangalow, 2007.
·       Curator: annual Mullumbimby Primary School Sculpture Show, 2001-6.
·       Travel to France and Italy to view artworks at major galleries, 2006.
·       Volunteer: 48 Hours of Visual Arts (FEHVA) Byron Bay Community Centre, 2005.

 

CONTACT:

Leonie Jackson   

email:  ljacks10@hotmail.com

http://leoniejackson.yolasite.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

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