Jackson Martin

Collaborative Co-Founder STEAM Studio
CPO 1840

Assistant Professor of Art
Collaborative Co-Founder of STEAM Studio

Jackson Martin moved from Charleston, SC where he taught Sculpture at the College of Charleston and worked at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art. He received his MFA from the Rinehart School of Sculpture at the Maryland Institute College of Art and his BFA from Middle Tennessee State University. Martin has exhibited his sculptures and installations extensively throughout the United States and has participated in international exhibitions and residencies in South Korea and Denmark.


  • MFA, Sculpture
    Maryland Institute College of Art
  • BFA, Sculpture
    Middle Tennessee State University

Courses Taught

  • Art 122: Two-Dimensional Design
  • Art 133: Three-Dimensional Design
  • Art 144: Foundation Drawing
  • Art 246: Sculpture I
  • Art 346: Sculpture II
  • Art 347: Sculpture III
  • Art 446: Sculpture IV
  • Art 234: Ceramics I
  • Art 336: Ceramics III
  • Art 434: Ceramics IV
  • Art 490: Senior Exhibitions I
  • Art 491: Senior Exhibitions II
  • Art 492: Senior Exhibitions III

Recent/Upcoming Exhibitions

  • 2017, Solo ExhibitionWork Ethic, Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC (Oct-Nov)
  • 2017, Dogwood Regional Art Exhibition, Dogwood Arts Gallery, Knoxville, TN 
  • 2017, Solo Exhibition, Back to Work, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
  • 2016-18Out in the Open, William King Museum of Art, Abingdon, VA
  • 2016Solo Exhibition, Ascent II, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
  • 2016Megan Wolfe & Friends, Perkinson Art Gallery, Millikin University, Decatur, IL 
  • 2015Jax Juried Exhibition, The Jacksonville Center for the Arts, Floyd, VA
  • 2015Material World, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN
  • 2015Wild at Heart, Artspace, Raleigh, NC
  • 2014-15, Solo ExhibitionCollapse, Nashville International Airport, Nashville, TN
  • 2014-15Fine Contemporary Craft, Artspace, Raleigh, NC 
  • 201429th Annual Tallahassee International, FSU Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL
  • 2014MTSU Art Alumni Exhibition, Todd Art Gallery, Murfreesboro, TN
  • 2014Solo Exhibition, Seep, The Cube Gallery, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC 
  • 2014Handcrafted, Maria V. Howard Arts Center, Rocky Mount, NC
  • 2013Jax Juried Exhibition, The Jacksonville Center for the Arts, Floyd, VA
  • 2013Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus, Denmark
  • 2013Fabricated, Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA


  • 2017, Third Place, Dogwood Regional Art Exhibition, Knoxville, TN
  • 2017, Visual Artist Fellowship Grant, North Carolina Arts Council, Raleigh, NC
  • 2016, Honorable Mention, Jax Juried Exhibition, Floyd Center for the Arts, Floyd, VA
  • 2015, Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
  • 2015, Honorable Mention, Positive/Negative Juried Exhibition, ETSU, Johnson City, TN
  • 2014, Finalist, 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, Gibbes Museum, Charleston, SC
  • 2014, Residency, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
  • 2013, Second Place, Jax Juried Exhibition, Floyd Center for the Arts, Floyd, VA
  • 2013, Residency, Godsbanen Cultural Center, Aarhus, Denmark

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