Crash Gallery

Carling Jackson is an artist so she can 'paint the change I wish to see in the world'

Vancouver painter Carling Jackson uses her hyper-realistic portraiture style to try to explore themes of systemic oppression and marginalization.

See her compete in this week's episode of Crash Gallery

Vancouver painter Carling Jackson uses her hyper-realistic portraiture style to try to explore themes of systemic oppression and marginalization. 0:36

Vancouver painter Carling Jackson uses her hyper-realistic portraiture style to explore themes of systemic oppression and marginalization. Carling says her goal with her work "is to make you feel what words cannot describe by bringing to life emotion, passion, love, pain, and beauty."

(Carling Jackson)
I believe art is important and it has the ability to tell stories and tell the truth. I  really love being able to create a piece and make a difference."- Carling Jackson

See Carling compete on the next episode of Crash Gallery online now, and on TV Sunday February 12th at 9:30PM on CBC. Check out more of her work now!

Crash Gallery is back for a second season. In each episode, three talented artists of various disciplines go head-to-head against each other in a real-time creative arena, giving the audience a front row seat to the creative process. Watch episode one online now.

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