About Anita Caldwell Jackson
Anita Caldwell Jackson recently left her lifelong home of McAlester to join her new husband in Canton, TX, and although she loves her new home, she says she will always be an Oklahoman at heart. She began her pursuit of art at an early age using left over paint-by-number paints to create her first oil painting. Today, she is a Master Artist with the Five Tribes Museum in Muskogee and was named recipient of the 2014 Governor’s Arts Award for Community Service presented by the Oklahoma Arts Council. Jackson has created two leather sculptures an oil painting and a feather and pencil piece for the show. She is accomplished in numerous media and especially likes creating sculpture out of leather.