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VERDANT Henry Jackson


“The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.� Albe rto Gi aco metti


In Henr y’s wor k, th e re i s a stro n g li n e age to Bay A rea f i g urat i ve a r t i st , Ri ch ard Di eb en kor n , a n d Internat ion ally kn own ar tist, Wille m de Ko on i n g. T h at sa i d, Hen r y h as t a ken t h e Fi g urat i ve t ra di t i on to a new leve l. He n r y doe s n ot j u st pai nt th e h u m a n for m , h e p ai nt s t h e essen ce of h um a n i t y. Th e f ig ures p o r traye d spe ak to e ach pe r so n i n a u n i qu e way b a sed on t h ei r cur rent st ate of m i n d. Th e s ame p aintin g can provoke a fe e lin g of powe r an d at ot h er t i m es evoke a sen se of cal m an d m ent al c l arit y, s ometi me s eve n an in n e r-aware n e ss of so m et h i n g we of ten t r y to i g n ore. T he t al ent i t take s for on e to po r tray su ch distin ct rea ct i on s i s awe i n sp i r i n g . A feat t h at i s sel dom accomp l ish e d. For He n r y, i t i s a n atu ral abili ty. O n e t h at stem s f rom h i s st ren g t h a s a s t o r y t e l l e r, a n int uit ive i nte lle ctu al, an d a so u lfu l in divi du al. Hen r y p ai nt s sub con sci ously a n d rea ch es deep into t he h u man sou l, th e par t th at inte r lin ks all of us as a wh ol e. Not only do e s th e fi gu re take fo r m i n He n r y’s pai nt i n g s, h e a l s o w o r k s i n p u r e a b s t r a c t i o n . However, eve n wi th ab s tract p ai nti ng , t h e r e i s a s e n s a t i o n o f s o m e t h i n g t h a t i s u n i v e r s a l l y id ent if iab le . Th ro u gh colo r, fe e li n gs are e mi tte d. O f ten t i m es t h ere i t i s an en erg et i c p ul l , a cl i m a x to a hig he r state of e lati on . Th i s i s pe r h aps i n n ate for Hen r y i n t h at h e h as t h e g i f t of conver si n g wi t h t he viewer ste mmi n g fro m h i s fi gu rati ve pai ntin g ca reer. I t i s t h e l a n g ua g e h e sp ea k s t h roug h h i s art . T he ambigu o u s re lati on sh i p in He n r y’s co mpo si t i on s b et ween t h e fa m i l i a r an d t h e a b st ract i s a k i n d of m etap ho r fo r th e artist’s aesthetic rooted deeply in freedom and the impulsive. It also prov i des p art of t he wor k’s i nte n se appe al.


Deluge 2020 30” x 28” oil-based mixed media on canvas 9,000.00


Selva # 25 2020 12” x 12” oil-based mixed media on canvas 4,500.00


Selva # 26 2020 12” x 12” oil-based mixed media on canvas 4,500.00


Oleada 2020 12” x 12” oil-based mixed media on canvas 4,500.00


A Way from Here 2020 24” x 20” oil-based mixed media on canvas 7,000.00


Torrent 2020 24” x 20” oil-based mixed media on canvas 7,000.00


Density 2020 18” x 18” oil-based mixed media on canvas 5,500.00


Selva / triptych 2019 7” x 8” oil-based mixed media, colage on panel 5,000.00


Uncharted 2020 38” x 40” oil-based mixed media on canvas 14,000.00


Salvo 2018 48” x 58” oil-based mixed media on canvas 26,000.00


Verdant 10- 23rd /11- 27th 2020


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITION 2020 Verdant, Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho 2019 Introductions, Westbrook Modern Gallery, Carmel, CA 2018 Sight Becomes Insight, LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM Madagascar-Wonder in Peril, large scale video & sound installation, S.F. Zoo 2017 New Works, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID Red Ivory, large scale video & sound installation awarded by John & Michele McNellis & The San Francisco Zoological Society, SF, CA New Works, Orth Contemporary, Tulsa, OK 2016 Continuum, LewAllen Galleries, Santa Fe, NM 2015 Configuration, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID 2014 Halted in Transition, LewAllen Galleries, Santa Fe, NM 2013 New Works, Sandra Lee Gallery, S.F., CA 2012 Kingdom Animalia, large scale video & sound installation, Funding awarded by The Bernard Osher Foundation, San Francisco Zoo, SF, CA New Works, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID 2011 H.A.R.P., Selected works honoring the first recipient of the S.F. Zoo’s Heritage Artist Residency Program. Cain-Schulte Gallery, S.F, CA 2010 New Works, Cain-Schulte Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2009 Fractured Form, Zane Bennett Gallery, Santa Fe, NM New Works, 2009 residency at MACA, San Francisco, CA 2008 Descendants, Cain-Schulte Gallery, San Francisco, CA Introduction, work from 2007 residency, MACA, New York, NY 2007 New Work, Bonhams, New York, NY New Work, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID 2006 Paintings & Drawings, Smith Andersen Editions, Palo Alto, CA 2005 New Paintings, Michael Martin Galleries, San Francisco, CA 2004 Raw, Michael Martin Galleries, San Francisco, CA New Works, 1212 Gallery, Burlingame, CA 2002 Dualism, Michael Martin Galleries, San Francisco, CA The Mutilated Figure, Gotham, London, UK 2001 West Coasting, Broadbent Gallery, London, UK Origins, Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto, CA Amorphous, Michael Martin Galleries, San Francisco, CA 1999 Elemental, Michael Martin Galleries, San Francisco, CA 1998 New Figurative Work, Richard Witzel Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1997 The Expressive Figure, Museum Parc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2020 Art on Paper Fair, New York, represented by: Lewallen Galleries, Santa Re, NM 2018 Art on Paper Fair, New York, represented by: Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA, represented by: Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID 2017 Winter Exhibition, Orth Contemporary, Tulsa, OK 30th Anniversary Exhibition, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID Spectral Hues: Artist + Color, Curator: Sharon Bliss, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo alto, CA 2016 Lines, Annual works on paper exhibition, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID Art on Paper Fair, New York, 2-person exhibition, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID 2015 MMG Foundation, 3-person exhibition, Inagural grand opening, SF, CA M.A. Doran Gallery, Abstactly, Tulsa, OK Indigo Springs, Artist -in-Residence, 2-person exhibition in conjunction with Monte Azul, Costa Rica, Healdsburg, CA ArtMRKT San Francisco International Art Fair, Sandra Lee Gallery, SF, CA 2014 Aqua International Art Fair, Sandra Lee Gallery, SF, CA Aqua International Art Fair, Seager-Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, CA Coupling, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID Abstractions, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID 10 Artists 48 Days, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID 2012 S.F. International Fine Art Fair, Fort Mason, SF., Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID Dallas Art Fair, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID Twenty Five, Celebrating Stewart Gallery’s 25th year, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID Dallas Art Fair, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID 2011 Affordable Art Group Show, Zane Bennett Gallery, Santa Fe, NM Dallas Art Fair, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID 2010 Clear Vision, Smith Andersen North, San Anselmo, CA Art Chicago, Zane Bennett Gallery, Santa Fe, NM Art Chicago, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID Inaugural Group Show, Cain-Schulte Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2009 Art Miami, Zane Bennett Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 2008 New Selected Works, Zane Bennett Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 2007 Artists in Residence, MACA, New York, NY ArtNow, Stewart Gallery, International Art Fair, Miami, Fl RedDot, MM Galleries, International Art Fair, Miami, Fl Figures, Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, CA 2006 New Works from the Gallery Collection, MM Galleries, San Francisco, CA 2005 Introductions – Recent Acquisitions, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID Figures without Form: A Look Beneath the Skin, CFA Gallery, San Anselmo, CA Looking Back & Seeing Forward, Charles Campbell Gallery, San Francisco, CA SF International Art Expo, Trillium Press, Brisbane, CA SF International Art Expo, CFA Gallery, San Rafael, CA 2004 New Works, Trillium Press, Brisbane, CA West Coasting, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX In the Summer Haley Martin Gallery, San Francisco, CA SF International Art Expo, Trillium Press, Brisbane, CA 2003 00-01-02-03: A New Century of Art, Trillium Press, San Francisco, CA Coast to Coast, Lecture Series, de Baun Center, Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ Paint Junkies, Michael Martin Galleries, San Francisco, CA Beginnings, LIMN Gallery - Ligne Roset, San Francisco, CA


AWARDS

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

2018 “Madagascar - Wonder in Peril”, special commission, large scale video & sound installation, SF Zoological Society - Barry & Marie Lippman, SF, CA 2017 Spectral Hues: Artists + Color, curator: Sharon Bliss, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA 2016 “Red Ivory”, special commission, large scale video & sound installation SF Zoological Society John & Michele McNellis, SF, CA 2016 Artist-Patron Award, Print Residency, MACA, Chirripo, Costa Rica 2015 Indigo Springs Artist-In-Residence Award. (In conjunction with Monte Azul, Chirripo, Costa Rica) Healdsburg, CA 2013 Artist-in-Residency, Full Fellowship Award, Monte Azul, Center for the Arts, Chirripo, Costa Rica 2012 The Bernard Osher Foundation, Large scale video & sound installation,,“Kingdom Animalia”, S.F Zoological Society, S.F. CA Artist-in-Residency, Full Fellowship Award, Monte Azul, Center for the Arts, Chirripo, Costa Rica 2011 “Hearts in San Francisco” 2012 recipient, SFGH Foundation, SF, CA Artist-in-Residency, Fellowship Award, Monte Azul, Center for the Arts, Chirripo, Costa Rica H.A.R.P., San Francisco Zoological Society - Artist Residency Program, San Francisco, CA 2009 Artist-in-Residency, Fellowship Award, Monte Azul Center for the Arts, Chirripo,Costa Rica 2007 Artist-in-Residency, Fellowship Award, Monte Azul Center for the Arts, Chirripo, Costa Rica 2001 David Bruce Winery, 40th Anniversary Fine Art Label, Commission Award, Limited Estate Vintage Pinot Noir 2000, Los Gatos, CA 2000 Gamblin Artist Oils, New Color Created for/by Henry Jackson & Robert Gamblin 1999 Full Fellowship Residency Award, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT 1999 “Nathan Oliveira” Fellowship Award, presented by MMG, San Francisco, CA 1997 Artist-in-Residency, The de Young Museum, San Francisco, 1996 “Selections” ArtSpan, Juried Exhibition, San Francisco, CA

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA The Achenbach Foundation of Graphic Arts, SF, CA The de Sassait Museum, Santa Clara, CA Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID The Association of Zoos and Aquariums for: “Kingdom Animalia” 2012, “Red Ivory” 2017 Madagascar - Wonder in Peril 2018- large scale experimental video & sound installations. Smith Andersen Editions, Palo Alto, CA The San Francisco Zoological Society, San Francisco, CA Richard & Tanya M. Peterson, San Francisco, CA Gotham Architecture, Notting Hill, London Lynn Kirshbaum Collection, San Francisco, CA The Dahlin Group, San Francisco, CA Spink Butler LLP, Boise, ID Rodan + Fields LLC, San Francisco, CA Denny & Gail Cresap, Oklahoma City, OK Stoel Reeves LLP, Boise, ID Ramsbacher Prokey LLP, San Jose, CA Dr. Neal Gregory, Valatie, NY David Kaplan, Palm Springs, CA Carlsmith Ball LLP, Honolulu, HI Mark Werbner, Dallas, TX Monte Azul Center for the Arts, Chirripo, Costa Rica David Bruce Winery, Santa Cruz, CA Jason Harrington - HBC, Albuquerque, NM Nemacolin Woodlands Collection, Farmington, PA

BIBLIOGRAPHY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

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2012 Coe, Alexis, Exhibitionist - Recent Acquisitions: “Kingdom Animalia”, San Francisco Zoo, review, SF Weekly, 09/12 Corriel, Michele, Illuminations – Ones to Watch, review, Western Art & Architecture 03/12 2011 Rubell, Jennifer, Monkeys and Moonshine in Costa Rica, Food & Wine Magazine 2/11 2010 Baker, Kenneth, New Works, review, Cain-Schulte Gallery, SF Chronicle, Saturday, 6/05 2009 Fairfield, Douglas, Fractured Form, review, Zane Bennett Gallery, Pasatiempo, NM 9/11-17 McGraw, Kate, 2 Artists, 2 Views, review, Zane Bennett Gallery, Santa Fe/North, NM, 8/28 2008 Baker, Kenneth, Descendants, review, Cain-Schulte Gallery, SF Chronicle, Saturday, 5/10 Crump-Ray, Ann, “Views Across the Bridge”, review, Marin Magazine, 5/22 2007 “Origins”, Henry Jackson, Artist Book, MMG Foundation, SF & Bonhams, NY 2005 Baker, Kenneth, New Paintings, review, Michael Martin Galleries, SF Chronicle, Saturday, 11/26 Baker, Kenneth, Notable single works, SF International Art Expo, SF Chronicle, Saturday, 01 /15 2004 Westbrook, Lindsey, ‘Henry Jackson at 1212’ review, 1212 Gallery, Artweek, December Baker, Kenneth, Jackson’s Phantom Figures, review, SF Chronicle, Saturday, April 3 2003 Brenneman, Christine, ‘Paint Junkies’, review, Michael Martin Galleries, Artweek, June, pp. 15-16

2016 2016 2014

2013

Verdant, solo exhibition catalog, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID 10/20 Pier2Peer, Interview with Marcy Coburn, “Conversations on Creativity”, SF 07/20 Abstract Expressionism as Figurative, Interview, Woven Tale Press, NY 08/19 Sight Becomes Insight, solo exhibition catalog, Lewallen Galleries, Santa Fe, NM 10/18 New Work, solo exhibition catalog, Orth Contemporary, Tulsa, OK 05/17 Mena, Milagro, SF News, Red Ivory - large scale video & sound installation, SF Zoo - 03/17 Continuum, solo exhibition catalog, LewAllen Galleries, Santa Fe, NM Art on Paper - and in practice, Two Coats of Paint, Sharon Butler, New York, NY Art on Paper Fair, NYC, New Work (exhibition catalog), Stewart Gallery,Boise, ID Artsy Editorial, Facility and Cacophony…, LewAllen Galleries, Santa Fe, NM 06/30 Tolpa, Eve, Art Issue, The Santa Fean Magazine, Santa Fe, NM Jun/Jul Parry, Megan, The Deconstructed Paintings of Henry Jackson, AIA - an online magazine, artist review, 7/14 Piowaty, Deanna, Artist Interview for Combustus Magazine, 5/14 Kearney, Caitlin, Solo Exhibition, Sandra Lee Gallery, review for the Art Enthusiast, SF /13 Baker, Kenneth, Sandra Lee Gallery, artist interview for SF Chronicle - 96 Hours, 10/31 Palvic, Ed, Visiting Hours at the Color Line, Milkweed Editions - Cover Art & Epigraph 2010 catalogue, Henry Jackson - New Work, Minneapolis, MN

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