Artist Statement

Junctions is a two serial plane sculptural works, transforming the winding passageway of the BeltLine walkway into a unique focal point that provides an unexpected serene visual experience for visitors. The forms provide visual contrast to the natural herbaceous environment that encompasses the Atlanta BeltLine, creating an opportunity for patrons to pause and observe the simple geometry of the sculpture’s juxtaposition against the serene beauty of the urban pathway.

See how to access the Atlanta BeltLine from Gordon White Park in southwest Atlanta.


Artist Bio

Etienne Jackson is a sculptor and native of Opelika, Alabama. He received his Bachelor of Ats from Morehouse College in Atlanta in 1998 with a concentration in sculpture and architectural design and a Master of Fine Arts in visual arts with a concentration in sculpture from Georgia State University in 2009. Currently, Etienne operates Jackson Sculpture, a fine art studio focused on the creation of sculpture, fine crafts and public art preservation.

Tae Earl Jackson is a sculptor and native of Fairbanks, Alaska. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Clark Atlanta University in 1996 and her Masters of Fine Arts in Sculpture from the University of Cincinnati in 2000. Her work documents time created with the sole purpose of preserving and safe guarding temporal personal events.

Together, Etienne and Tae make up Jackson Sculpture.