Rick Jackson began sculpting in 1980 as a hobby. Self-taught, Rick has attended numerous workshops and spent most of his 34 year art career studying the anatomy in relation to the movement of the horse.
He has won awards at the Classic Art Show in Albuquerque, the George Phippin Art Show in Prescott, the Western Regional Art Show in Cheyenne, and the WRCA Art Show and Sale in Amarillo. In addition he was awarded best of show at the Trappings of Texas show in Alpine and the Steel Dust Award at America's Horse in Art in Amarillo.
Some of Rick's commissions include the Texas Cattle Feeders Association, Cutter Animal Health, Bayer Corporation, and St. Anthony's Hospital. Public sculpture can be seen at Southwestern Adventist College in Keene, Texas; at the Cultural Affairs Center and Hendrick Medical Center, both in Abilene, Texas; Clark Gardens in Mineral Wells, Texas; Benson Park in Loveland, Colorado; Lovers Lane Methodist Church in Dallas; the Dolph Briscoe Western Art Museum in San Antonio and Jacksboro High School in Jacksboro, Texas.
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