Evderett Gee Jackson is a well listed regionalist
painter born in 1900 in Mejia, Texas on a ranch near Dallas.
After rejecting a career in architecture, he studied at
the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1923 he made his first trip to Mexico
established a studio near Guadalajara, where he was influenced by the work
of Rivera and Orozco. Mexican motives continued to dominate his art.
In 1928 he moved to San Diego, California, and taught
at the San Diego State College from 1930 up until his retirement in 1963. He
exhibited his work widely, winning awards many times. His work is in PAFA,
the San Diego Museum, the Houston Museum, and LACMA and MNAA.
He died in 1995.
Another detail of this artwork is below.