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Mary Jackson Edit Profile

craftswoman

Mary Jackson, craftswoman. Achievements include having one of her handmade in the private collection of Prince Charles. Named a MacArthur Fellow, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, 2008.

Background

Jackson, Mary was born in 1945 in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, United States.

Career

Founding member Mount Pleasant Sweetgrass Basket Makers' Association, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.

Achievements

  • Achievements include having one of her handmade in the private collection of Prince Charles.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Represented in permanent collections American Craft Museum, New York City, White House Collection Arts and Crafts, Washington, Museum Fine Arts, Boston, Museum African American History, Detroit, exhibited in group shows at Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, 1984, Renwick Invitational: Five Women in Craft, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, 2000, Objects for Use: Handmade by Design, American Craft Museum, New York City, 2001.

Connections

Married Stoney Jackson. Children: April, Aaron.

spouse:
Stoney Jackson

children:
April Jackson

Aaron Jackson