Linda Jackson CV


Born: Melbourne, 15 September 1950

Emily McPherson College, R.M.I.T, Victoria –Fashion Design
Prahran Technical College, Victoria- Photography

Linda Jackson CV - COLLECTIONS
Australian National Gallery, Canberra
Frances Burke Resource Centre, R.M.I.T., Melbourne
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Private Collections
Powerhouse Museum, Sydney. Major archive & costume collection
Queen Victoria Museum, Tasmania
South Australia Museum
The Araluen Centre for Arts and Entertainment, Alice Springs

Linda Jackson CV - AWARDS
2003 Life Fellow: Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, 1st Prize: Carnivale Art competition, - Port Douglas Gallery of Fine Art
1996 Visual Arts / Craft Board Fellowship - Australia Council for the Arts
1977 Lyrebird Australian Fashion Awards - Innovators Award

2012 "Bush Couture" NGV Melbourne
2011 "Waratah Opal Cloud" No 47 Rylstone
2010 "Opal Mud Fossil" Umbrella Studio Townsville, "Swamplands Paintings" No 47 Rylstone, "Vintage Jackson" Shapiro Sydney
2009 "Black Opal" Lightning Ridge, "Opal Jewels" Guilians Sydney
2008 "Dyeing With The Red Mangrove" Tanks Arts Centre Cairns
2006 Cairns Regional Gallery – “Essence”, Karnak Kaleidoscope Art Theatre – “The Opal Forest”
2005 Port Douglas Daintree Gallery of Fine Art – “Reflections in a Blue Lake”
2003 Radisson Treetops Resort – “Coral Sea” Exhibition and Residency
2002 Butcher Café Mudgee “Waratah” Paintings and Scrolls
2001 Port Douglas Gallery – “Opal Reef” Paintings Textiles, Radisson Treetops Resort – “Fan Coral” Exhibition & Residency
1998 Radisson Treetops Resort – “Rainforest” Exhibition & Residency, Post Office Gallery Port Douglas – “Lipstick Palm” Paintings, Span Gallery Melbourne – “Fashion Festival Linda Jackson 1974-1999”, Roslyn Oxley 9 Gallery – “Paintings Rugs Textiles”, Gondwana 11 Alice Springs – “Desert Rivers” Paintings
1996 Durack Gallery Broome – “Pearl Coast” Paintings & Textiles
1995 24HR Art Darwin – “Billabongs Boabs Beyond”
1994 Gallery Gondwana Alice Springs – “Opal Country Paintings”
1993 Barry Stern Gallery Sydney – “A Brush with the Bush Paintings”
1991 Museum of Childhood Juniper Hall Sydney – “A Bush Fantasy”

1986 Shepherd Street Chippendale Studio – “Bush Couture Christmas Show”, Nieman Marcus Dept, Store, Dallas, U.S.A. – “Bush Couture Trunk Show”
1984 William Street Studio, Sydney – “Bush Couture Blossoms” Collection
1983 William Street Studio, Sydney – “Opal Perfume – Jewellery and Textile Collection”, William Street Studio, Sydney – “Black Opal Bush Couture”
1982 William Street Studio, Sydney – “Opal & Silver Jewellery and Textiles”, William Street Studio, Sydney – “Black Magic”
1981 Queen Street Galleries, Sydney – “Opal & Silver Jewellery and Textiles”


1981 Jamieson Street Nightclub Sydney – “Flaming Opal Follies”
1980 Sydney Town Hall – “Red Centre”
1979 Seymour Centre Sydney – “Barrier Reef & Wildflowers”
1978 Queen Street Galleries – “Colour & Shapes”
1977 New York – “Wildflowers”, Milan, Paris – “Wildflowers"
1976 Café Sydney – “Flamingo Follies”
1975 Bondi Pavilion Theatre – “Flamingo Follies”
1974 Hingara Chinatown Sydney – “Step Into Paradise”

2011 "The White Wedding Dress" Bendigo Art Gallery Voctoria, "Fashion Full Stop" LMFF Melbourne Fashion Festival
2010 Queen Victoria Statue Costume Sydney Statue Project
2009 "Into the '80s Powerhouse Museum Sydney, Mossman Story Cloths CIAF Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, Tanks
2008 "Low Isles The Reef And Beyond" Sugar Wharf Port Douglas, "Across the Desert' NGV Melbourne, "Black in Fashion; Mourning to Night" NGV Melbourne, "Low Isles A Fragile Sanctuary, Cairns Regional Gallery
2007 "Low Isles A Fragile Sanctuary", Sugar Wharf Port Douglas, "Taking it to the Tropics" Tanks Performance Arts Centre Cairns
2005 "Inspired! Design Across Time" Powerhouse Museum Sydney
2003 Life Fellows Awards Exhibition Powerhouse Museum Sydney, Carnivale Art Show Port Douglas Galleries of Fine Art
2002 Federation Square Opening The Ian Potter Centre NGV Melbourne
"State of the Waratah" HS Irvin gallery Sydney
1999 Museum of Sydney – “Photographs”, Myer, Melbourne – “Federation Fashion”, Lightning Ridge N.S.W. – “Opal textiles & jewellery”, Yowah Queensland – “Opal textiles & jewellery”, H.S. Ervin Gallery, Sydney – “State of the Waratah”, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney – “Colonial to Contemporary”, Myer, Melbourne – “One Hundred Moments of Fashion”, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney - “Design Show”, Object Gallery, Sydney – “Southern Bias”
1996 The Araleun Centre, Alice Springs – “Great Lengths Central Australian Textiles”, The Araleun Centre, Alice Springs – “Indigo”, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne – “Couture to Chaos” Curated by Robyn Healey
1995 Australian National Gallery, Canberra – “The Artists Garden”
1993 Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney – “The Art of the Scarf”
1989 Powerhouse Museum, Sydney – “Australian Fashion The Contemporary Art”, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney – “A Free Hand”Australian National Gallery, Canberra – Australian Decorative Arts 1788-1988”, Art Gallery of N.S.W. – “Art KnitsAustralian National Gallery, Canberra – “Plastic Rubber & Leather Dress”
1985-6 Australian National Gallery, Canberra – “Linda Jackson & Jenny Kee, Flamingo Park & Bush Couture”
1984 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne – “Permanent Collection”, Australian National Gallery, Canberra – “Australian Decorative Arts The Last 10 Years”
1983 Orange Gallery, NSW – “Clothes & Clay”
1982 Queensland Art Gallery – “Costumes, Masks & Jewellery of the Commonwealth Crafts Council, Gallery of Tasmania – Textiles”
1981 Art Gallery of N.S.W. “Fabulous Fashions 1907-1967”, Art Gallery of N.S.W. – “Art Clothes”
1980 Art Gallery of N.S.W. – “Vogue Australia 21 Birthday Fashion Show”
1979 Textile Museum of Australia – “Into the 80s”

1991 Korea - “Australian Fashion The Contemporary Art”
1990 Tokyo Japan - “Australian Fashion The Contemporary Art
1989 Victoria & Albert Museum, London – “Australian Fashion The Contemporary Art”
1987 Neiman Marcus, San Francisco USA – “Australian Fortnight”Neiman Marcus, Los Angeles USA - “Australian Fortnight”
1986 Commonwealth Arts Festival, Edinburgh Scotland – “Australian Decorative Arts”, Neiman Marcus Dallas USA - “Australian Fortnight”, Tokyo, Japan – “Art Knits”

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