1998. San Francisco, California, 1998/2017.
15 x 11 inches. Pen, watercolor, and collage on paper, mounted on paper by Jackson, with ink and gold leafed calligraphy by Ingmire. The mounted illustration is signed and dated “OLJ 6-22-98”. Signed and dated at lower right in pencil by Ingmire. Mounted in a black framed shadow box with UV filtering acrylic.
§ Thomas Ingmire (San Francisco) was the first American to be elected a Fellow of the prestigious Society of Scribes and Illuminators, London. A vivid expression of the modern calligraphy movement, his work can be found in public and private collections around the world; it is the subject of Michael Gullick's Words of Risk: The Art of Thomas Ingmire (1989) and codici 1: a teacher's notebook on modern calligraphy & lettering art (2003). His teaching experience and influence extends throughout the United States to Canada, Europe, Australia, Japan and Hong Kong.
Oliver Lee Jackson is a painter, sculptor, printmaker, and draftsman living and working in the Bay Area. Jackson has exhibited widely for decades, and his work is included in the permanent collections of The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Metropolitan Museum, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Detroit Institute of the Arts; New Orleans Museum of Art; Portland Art Museum, Oregon; St. Louis Art Museum; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; San Jose Museum of Art; Seattle Art Museum, and many other public and private collections. Item #108092