Closing Thought – Jul/Aug 16

“From the top of the wheel, seated beside a small boy, windswept and fancy free, I looked down on the fair and for a moment was alive.”
E.B. White

Thomas Jackson, “Hanging Out at the Fair;” oil on canvas, 72 X 44.5 inches. Jackson has exhibited his works in more than 100 solo, invitational and juried exhibitions, including solo shows at the Dubuque Museum of Art and the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art. Before becoming a full-time artist, he taught at Mount Mercy College in Cedar Rapids. Jackson is represented by Moberg Gallery; for more information, go to This year’s Iowa State Fair is Aug. 11-21.


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