Norman G. Jackson

2013 Fellowship AwardFolk & Traditional Arts2007 Fellowship AwardFolk & Traditional Arts

About the artist

Tlingit artist Norman G. Jackson was born in Ketchikan, Alaska. Jackson studied at the Kitanmax School of Northwest Coast Indian Art in Hazelton, B.C. and received advanced training in design and carving. He also received training in metal engraving from the Totem Heritage Center in Ketchikan. Jackson was recognized as a Master Artist in metal engraving by the Alaska State Council on the Arts Master Apprentice Grant and has received numerous honors for his excellence in wood carving. He apprenticed with Master Artists, Dempsey Bob and Phil Janze, and has been invited to numerous symposia on Northwest Coast Native carving. Jackson’s work is held in major collections and has appeared in exhibits in the U.S. and abroad.

2013 Fellowship Award

Jackson will travel to New Zealand to participate in an exhibit and work with the Maori artists.

2007 Fellowship Award

Jackson will make improvements to his studio, buy tools and equipment, and to travel to museums to study Tlingit art and culture.

Artwork by Norman G. Jackson

This art was purchased through the Alaska Art Fund managed by Museums Alaska.