Malika Jackson

Malika Jackson is an artist living and working in Chicago, Illinois.

Her works have been exhibited at galleries, festivals and exhibitions She most recently completed a six month residency at the Hyde Park Art Center – THE CENTER PROGRAM, received a commission for the Ronald McDonald Houses’ tribute to the Ryder Cup Tournament held in Chicago; recent exhibits Fast Forward, Rewind: Play – Hyde Park Art Center,‘From the Earth-Woman Made Gallery, Gallery D’Estee and Cultural Connection Art Shows and The Woodshop Gallery(Chicago), Noyes Gallery (Evanston), Museum of Science and Industry, South Side Community Art Center, Artroplis, (Chicago) and numerous other venues.

Awards include, honorable mention, Museum of Science & Industry, honored by the Disaporal Rhythms Art Association, art grant from the City of Chicago, design awards-Ann Brooks and Fur International Awards. Commissions for public art work through the City of Chicago.

Malika has been featured in the film ‘Curators of Dixon’; and ‘Producing Local Color’ – Art Network in Ethnic Chicago’, book by Diane Grams

Malika has taught in the Chicago Public Schools, Charter School and various Community Organizations. Have curated Cultural Connections Fine Art Festival for the past nineteen years.

Malika, graduated July, 2016 from the MFA-LOW RESIDENCY PROGRAM at the School of the Art Institute and received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute, and further studies at Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois. Artist tour of France and Italy and recently completed workshop in Tuscany, Italy and ontinued studies at the Hyde Park Art Center in ceramics and painting

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