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The HistoryMakers video oral history with Preston Jackson [electronic resource].

Other Title:
History Makers video oral history with Preston Jackson
Preston Jackson
Publication:
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (5 video files (2 hr., 21 min., 13 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subjects:
African Americans -- Interviews.
Jackson, Preston, 1944- -- Interviews.
Form/Genre:
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
System Details:
digital
video file
Summary:
Sculptor and gallery owner Preston Eugene Jackson was born on March 1, 1944 in Decatur, Illinois. Jackson graduated from Stephen Decatur High School in 1962. In 1967, he earned his B.A. degree from Southern Illinois University and his M.F.A. degree from the University of Illinois in 1972. From 1971 to 1972, Jackson taught at Decatur's Millikin University and at Western Illinois University from 1972 to 1989. Jackson joined the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1989 as professor of sculpture and was appointed chair of the sculpture department in 1994. Jackson's major exhibitions and shows include: "Duo Exhibit," 1995, in Rockford and "Bronzeville to Harlem," shown since 1997 in nine cities. Inspired by African American oral tradition, Jackson created the exhibit, "Fresh from Julieanne's Garden." Jackson is owner of Raven Gallery, home to the Contemporary Art Center of Peoria and the sculptor of The HistoryMakers bronze award statuettes.
Participant:
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Credits:
Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Notes:
Recorded Chicago, Illinois 2006 December 13.
Contributor:
Jackson, Preston, 1944- interviewee.
Crowe, Larry, interviewer.
Hickey, Matthew, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
OCLC:
997167734
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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