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Faculty Profile

Philip R Jackson

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Art & Art History
Professor of Art
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240 Meek Hall
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-5911
Joined UM: August 17, 2006

Areas of Expertise

  • ART

Brief Bio

Philip Jackson is an Associate Professor of Art at the University of Mississippi in Oxford where he currently teaches and heads the painting area. His work is part of the permanent collections of art museums in Evansville and Fort Wayne, Indiana; Huntsville, Alabama; Jackson and Meridian Mississippi. His paintings have been featured in a number of premiere magazines, including, Art in America, Southwest Art, American Art Collector, American Artist Magazine and the XI edition of the Yearbook "Art and Freedom" by the Artelibre Gallery in Spain. He has received grants from the internationally juried, Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation in Montreal, Canada, the Mississippi Arts Commission, and numerous scholarly research grants from The University of Mississippi. In 2008, Jackson was chosen as the youngest artist to receive his first major museum exhibition and named the Martha and Merritt DeJong Memorial Artist- in-Residence at the Evansville Museum of Art in Evansville, Indiana. He received his BFA from the Columbus College of Art & Design in Columbus, Ohio and his MFA from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, and studied abroad at (SACI) Studio Art Centers International in Florence, Italy.


Fine Arts
Columbus College of Art and Design (2000)
Bowling Green State University Main Camp (2002)

Committee Memberships

Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honor College
UG Application Selection Committee