Atlanta’s Leading Contemporary Gallery Jackson Fine Art Announces Expansion and Inaugural Exhibition

Jackson Fine Art announces its move to a new custom-built, 4,000 square-foot gallery. Launching on March 24, 2023, the new spaceat 3122 East Shadowlawn Avenue will be located directly across the street from the gallery’s previous location. Designed by Siegel Construction and Fathom Architecture, the new gallery retains the intimate and domestic ambiance of the former gallery, now with expanded exhibition, office, inventory, library, and meeting spaces to keep pace with the evolution of contemporary photography while offering an enhanced experience for artists and collectors.The gallery is led by Co-Owner & Creative Director, Anna Walker Skillman, and Co-Owner Andy Heyman, Founder, ASH Investment Partners, Atlanta, who celebrate 20 years of partnership in 2023.

The opening commences a weekend of events around inaugural exhibitions of work byCooper &Gorfer,Sheila Pree Bright, andFrancesca Woodman – each of whom represent characteristics that distinguish Jackson Fine Art. This will be the first U.S. gallery exhibition for the Stockholm-based artistsCooper &Gorfer, highlighting the gallery’s tradition of recognizing cutting-edge talent on a global scale and exhibiting those creators with Jackson Fine Art and beyond. Celebrated Atlanta-based photographer Sheila Pree Bright reasserts the gallery’s commitment to exhibiting local artists who are essential to the history of photography in the South, while providing a platform for those who are redefining the medium of photography in the city. Francesca Woodman, presented in collaboration with Danziger Gallery, celebrates the foundational work of 20th century artists who have always grounded Jackson Fine Art. Collectively, these exhibitions honor the relationships with artists, collectors, art professionals, and the public who have contributed to Jackson Fine Art’s success over the past 33 years.

A press preview will take place on Friday March 24 from 4.30 to 5.30PM, followed by a public opening from 7 to 9PM. An opportunity to meet the artists and a book signing will be held on Saturday March 25 at 11AM. Please email Coco Conroy, to RSVP.

About Jackson Fine Art

Jackson Fine Art has a storied history which began in 1990 when Jane Jackson opened the gallery specializing in 20thcentury and contemporary photography.The gallery quickly became an important voice in the South as well as the international market. In March2003, Ms. Jackson became the director of the prestigious Sir Elton John Photography Collection and sold the gallery to Anna Walker Skillman, her director of six years. Ms. Skillman, a loyal and active participant in the arts community for the last 25 years, graduated in Art History from the University of Georgia. She began her career working at the Haines Gallery, a leading contemporary art gallery in San Francisco and was directing Todd Murphy’s studio in Atlanta before joining Jackson Fine Art in 1998.

In addition to 9-12 exhibitions annually, Jackson Fine Art participates in international art fairs including: Paris Photo; The Photography Show (AIPAD) in New York; Art Miami; and Intersect Aspen. The gallery is a member of the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD), and Ms. Skillman is a former member of the board of directors.

Jackson Fine Art has placed work in numerous important private and public collections such as The Metropolitan Museum of Art; High Museum of Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Art Institute of Chicago; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris; Des Moines Art Center;TelfairsMuseums; Harn Museum of Art; Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City; Museum of Photographic Arts (MoPA), San Diego; Rollins Museum of Art, Winter Park; Montclair Art Museum, Montclair; Black Gold Museum, Riyadh; and Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane; among others. Additionally, the gallery works with many corporate collections including Coca Cola Company; Delta Airlines; Microsoft; Target; Saks Fifth Avenue; Chanel; Banana Republic; Oppenheimer & Company; Capital One Corporate Collection; Citibank; Morgan Stanley Corporate Collection; Arnall, Golden & Gregory; Loews Hotels; and Norwegian Cruise Lines.

Jackson Fine Art is now located at 3122 East Shadowlawn Ave. NE. Opening hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10AM – 5PM.