Chicago based artist Jackson Patterson began his process in Arizona where he grew up. Exposed to the expansive landscapes throughout the West Jackson laid foundation for his appreciation for the land and the human story within it. Patterson’s images breathe insight into representation, fabrication, visual language, as well as family and the relationship of people and the earth.
Jackson has been exhibiting his unique photomontages and photographs throughout the US, Asia, and Europe since 2000. His work is in various private collections and in the Paul Sack Collection at the SFMOMA. He was recently awarded the Renaissance Photography Prize 2013 for best single image, was a Photo Lucida Critical Mass top 50 photographer in 2015, All About Photo Awards 2nd place winner in 2016 as well the 2019 1st place photographer selected for AAP magazine B/W, and 2020 SF Bay International Photo Awards 1st place winner.