Lavenderfest 2011: Jim Jackson

July 21st, 2011 § 1 comment

Jim Jackson's Monkey Sculpture

When I first moved to the country from the city, one of the events I looked forward to was the Norfolk County Fair. Robert would take me and we always love looking at the art. One of the artists catching my eye was Jim Jackson. He is a master of airbrushing and is also an accomplished sculptor. I’ve admired his work from afar and finally got a chance to meet him while he was doing a demonstration at the fairgrounds.

Jim Jackson

Jim Jackson

Jim Jackson

He is down to earth and extremely talented. He has such a skill for capturing wildlife. His transition to sculpting is natural. While at Lavenderfest, I found him carving into a very large, long log. He is working on a totem pole project. I approached him and was pleasantly surprised that he remembered me. I haven’t been active in the art scene in the area for a long time- especially in the last two years with having Natalie.

Jim Jackson

Jim Jackson

Jim Jackson and Natalie

It’s always wonderful to see an artist one admires. It made Lavenderfest extra special. Jim is an incredible local artist and I can’t wait to see how his project turns out. I’ll be on the lookout for his work again this year at the County Fair.

— Rosey

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§ One Response to Lavenderfest 2011: Jim Jackson

  • Jim Jackson says:

    Hi Rosey How are you doing? Just wanted to send you a quick invitation to my first solo art show at the Old Town Hall in Waterford this Sunday from 2 to 4 . Hope you can make it . Like to see you again. Jim

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