Painter, Mixed Media

Jackie S. Alcock was born in Corner Brook, NL. Her artwork is diverse, and often deals with the themes of  eyes, time, and women. Jackie went back to university in 2003 to study Fine Art.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Memorial University at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in Corner Brook in 2008.  She works in acrylic, oil, sculpture, mixed media, print and most recently video.

Over a 24 year period she has designed and painted over two thousand windows. She has been co-curator of  Art At The Church (2008-2011). She was one of the Hundred women artist chosen to take part in the AyrSpace Gallery 2011 art show International Women Celebrate!  She has painted murals for the Corner Brook Plaza (1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2008), the WMR Hospital Maternity room, Mother’s room Palliative Care Unit, and the Alzheimer ward (1999, 2000, 2009).

In  2009 she received an Artist Grant from the Newfoundland & Labrador Arts Council to complete the ‘The Buffet Table”.

Her work has been selected for the MUN Archives, Short Sighted at The Rooms (2010), The Cubits Interpretation Center (2010) and the Anna Leonowens Gallery, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax (2007).

Since 2008 she has participated in numinous juried and group shows in NL. Jackie is web master for the nlwarbrides.ca web site dedicated to Newfoundland War Brides, launched in 2008.

In 2006 she designed murals for the SWG College swimming pool party room and a new logo for the Canadian Mental Health Institution (CMHI). In the same year she participated in two art shows in Europe, one in Harlow, England, and another in Noyelle-sur-mer, France. 

Her husband Gary has over the years become her technical adviser on many of the pieces she creates. They have three grown children, one granddaughter and three grand cats.