Zig Jackson

Zig Jackson

Zig Jackson

  • B.A./ED, Northeastern Oklahoma State University
  • M.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco
First year at SCAD:

"Enjoy working with people."


Jackson's work has been shown extensively throughout the United States and abroad at sites such as the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; the International Center of Photography, New York, New York; and the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia; among many others. His collections have been shown at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California; the Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico; and the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois. In 2004, Jackson became the first Native American photographer to be represented in the collection of the National Library of Congress.

Previous Positions

Taught photography at the Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico; San Francisco State University; the University of California, Davis; and the Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia

Courses Taught

  • PHOT 113 Photographic Foundations I
  • PHOT 115 Black-and-white Technique
  • PHOT 324 Documentary Photography
  • PHOT 706 Documentary Photography I