Jackson has joined the board of directors for the Austin-based Sage Studios. This non-profit supports artists in Texas with disabilities. They are raising money for their new studio/exhibit space in East Austin! Here is information about Sage from their Kickstarter page: SAGE (Supporting Artistic Growth and Entrepreneurship) Studio is a non-profit art studio and gallery […]
Jackson decided to enter a Christmas art contest at the Duke Center for Autism. Here is his entry, “Christ has been born,” Prisma™ colored pencil on paper.
CyberMonday is here and that means Holiday Art is ON SALE! Through midnight tonight, Society6, the website where we host Jackson’s online store, is having a 50 percent off sale on all art. Jackson’s EyeTV has an entire collection of mugs, home decor, journals, and travel mugs with his whimsical winter-themed works. Check out his […]
When my family launched this website for our son Jackson, he was still in middle school. He’s now entering his senior year of high school. Time flies doesn’t it? To date, Jackson has gained several accolades for his art: winning a VSA Artist of the Year award in 2018 and gaining professional gallery representation from […]
When a person with a disability begins to “age out” of school, this can be a very stressful time for everyone. One of the ways that families/schools work together to help someone like Jackson or anyone that is enrolled in special education within the United States is to create a “transition plan.” We (his family […]
Jackson’s website has tons of new gift ideas for the holidays. Check out holiday-themed travel mugs. bathmats, cards, posters, framed art, notebooks and tons and tons of great ideas. But…the way that all of this was possible was because of the dedication of a local Austin photographer—Sarah Teveldal. Our shop lives on Society6’s website and […]
On September 16, our family and friends gathered to celebrate Jackson along with a packed audience at the First Ever VSA Texas Artist of the Year Awards. Jackson was awarded the VSA “Director’s Commendation,” as a young emerging artist in Texas with a disability. VSA is a wonderful organization that provides access and classes for […]
Imagine a room full of acceptance, a place where the artistic spirit is revered, a place of celebration of differences, where families and people on the spectrum, regardless of intensity of symptoms, are fawned over for the creative gifts that they bring to the community. Well, now you are picturing the art opening for “Viewpoints: […]
Please join our family this Sunday, February 11, in supporting Jackson in his quest to be a “big artist” with his FIRST GROUP SHOW at the Austin Public Library Yarborough Branch from 3 to 5 p.m. Drop in anytime during this window to meet the artists, view the work and grab a snack. The event […]
Hello Friends, It’s almost that time. Time to buy Jackson’s holiday-themed art for your loved ones for Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa! Here is the link. We have hosted Jackson’s store on Society 6 as it makes everything super easy for us. More details on Jackson’s Facebook and Instagram accounts! Happy Holidays to all!