GENEVA ADAIR JACKSON

(1916-2006)
Listed Canadian Artist
Oil on Panel
Signed by the Artist and dated 1952
Titled Verso: "Simon river - from the Pension du cap St. Sauveur, Que. 1952"
H: 13.5" x W: 11.5"
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Geneva Jackson

 

Geneva Jackson

 

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JACKSON, Geneva Adair

 

Geneva was born in Montreal in 1916, the second daughter of Henry A.C. Jackson and Coralie Adair Jackson, she studied art at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts School on a two-year sculpture scholarship; Berkshire Summer School of Art and the Banff School of Art.

 

Her career in education included: Supervisor of Art for Schools, Lachine, Que.; Art Teacher at Montreal West High School; assisted with Saturday Morning Classes at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts under Arthur Lismer and colleagues.

 

Geneva sketched with H. Mabel May and received instruction from her uncle A.Y. Jackson. She painted primarily in Quebec and Ontario with her sister Dr. Naomi Jackson Groves but also painted in Alberta, Baffin Island, the Yukon.

 

She is represented in private collections across Canada, U.S.A., England, Scotland, Denmark and Australia.

 

Geneva died in 2006 in Ottawa.

 

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