Carlos Francisco Jackson, MFA

Associate Professor and Chair

Associate Professor and Chair
University of California, Davis
2102 Hart Hall
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
Phone (530) 752-4782

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Areas of Expertise:

  • Education
  • Visual Arts

Carlos Jackson, a visual artist and writer, was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended the University of California, Davis where he received his Bachelor of Science in community and regional development and an M.F.A. in painting and was awarded the Robert Arneson Award for excellence in the M.F.A. program. In 2002 he was awarded a full fellowship to attend the prestigious Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in central Maine. For the 2003-2004 year he held the David Shainberg Endowed Fellowship at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA. From 2003-2007 he had taught in the Chicana/o Studies Program and Art Department at UC Davis and in the Fine Arts Department at Saint Michaels College in Vermont. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Chicana/o Studies Program and was Director of Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer, a community art center in Woodland, California. He is the author of Chicana and Chicano Art: Protestarte (University of Arizona Press, 2009).