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Reprinted from the catalogue of the Oliver Jackson exhibition at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, California, March 19 – June 14, 2017 q Painting, 2011 (5.27.11) Oil based pigments on canvas 28 1 / 4 ” by 30 1 / 4 ” m Composite, 2012 (11.24.12) Intaglio print, mixed media on paper 18 1 / 4 ” by 24 1 / 2 ” of American Art and the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Museo do Arte Moderno, Rio de Janeiro; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and many others. He was Professor of Art at California State University, Sacramento from 1971 to 2002, and has served as an Artist-in-Residence or visiting artist at numerous institutions in the United States and Europe. Jackson lives and works in Oakland, California. n Jackson’s career spans more than five decades and the paintings, sculptures, drawings, constructions and artist’s books included in Composed represent more than 30 years of output, from the mid-1980s to recently completed works and highlight Jackson’s mastery as a composer, a colorist, and a craftsman. Jackson has had solo exhibitions at the Seattle Art Museum, St. Louis Art Museum, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Crocker Art Museum, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, and others; and group exhibitions at the Whitney Museum