Current Location: Birmingham, UK.
PGCE/FAHE - Teacher Training, University of Wolverhampton
MA - Documentary Photography: Newport School of Art and Design, University of Wales.
BA - (HONS) Photography: University of Wolverhampton
Achievement: First Class (Hons)
Andrew Jackson is an artist interested in exploring the challenges of selfhood, representation and narration.
He is an award-winning recipient of the Autograph ABP /Light Work (AIR) International Photography Residency in Syracuse, New York and a graduate of the MA Documentary photography program at Newport in Wales.
His works focus on transnational migration, home, belonging, relatedness, space & place, memory, family and storytelling.
As well as the ways in which photography can challenge, reshape, revise and disseminate history, and it's telling, within discreet, intimate and personal ways.
In 2018 he was shortlisted for the Elliott Erwitt Fellowship and the Magnum Foundation Social Justice fellowship. His work is held in both International and National collections of photography.
He is currently commissioned by Multistory to produce Another Place Like Home a photographic and text-based work that explores our inherent desire to belong.
He co-founded and was co-director of Some Cities CIC, a community-oriented participatory photography company, between 2013 and 2018.
He currently lives between Birmingham, UK and Montreal, Ca.
Selected clients: (examples on request)
The Guardian Weekender
The Independent on Sunday New Review Magazine
The Independent on Saturday
Master Printer John Wesley Mannion and Andrew Jackson photo courtesy of Light Work
Portfolio box from From a Small Island
Light Works (Syracuse University)
From a Small Island
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum: Permanent Collection
From a Small Island (2 works)
New Art Gallery, Walsall: Permanent Collection
All that it was…all that it is (8 works, Digital C-Type prints 12 x 10)
National Photographic Archive; Birmingham Central Library:
When the Curtain Rises (32 works Black and white hand prints 10x8 boxed)
Echoes from the Frontlines (20 works, C-Type prints 16x12)
All that it was…all that it is (38 works, Digital C-Type prints 12 x 10)
Cadbury Trust Archive
The Promise of the City; (36 works, Digital C-Type prints)