La Sombra y el Espiritu IV – The Work of Stefanie Jackson

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Children – By Stefanie Jackson

From CHAPEL HILL:

From February 11 – May 13, 2016 the Stone Center’s Robert and Sallie Brown Gallery and Museum will host noted artist Stefanie Jackson for an exhibition entitled La Sombra y el Espiritu IV: Figurative Visions and Collective Histories – The Work of Stefanie Jackson. Jackson, a professor at the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia, is one of the most important African-American contemporary figurative artists exploring contemporary social and political events. She has also used her oil paintings, lithographs, drawings and etchings to re-examine important historical moments in African-American and U.S. history such as the Atlanta race riots, and the Hurricane Katrina disaster in New Orleans.

Jackson received her BFA from Parsons School of Design in 1979 and her MFA from Cornell University in 1988. She currently teaches drawing and painting in the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia.

An opening reception for the exhibition featuring an artist talk by Jackson will be held on February 11, 2016 at 7p.m. at the Stone Center.  La Sombra y el Espiritu IV: Figurative Visions and Collective Histories The Work of Stefanie Jackson will be on display through May 13, 2016.  The gallery is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. or by appointment.  For information on the exhibition call 919-962-9001 or visit

The Work of Stefanie Jackson will be on display through May 13, 2016.  The gallery is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. or by appointment.  For information on the exhibition call 919-962-9001 or visit www.stonecenter.unc.edu.

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