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ABOUT JADON JACKMAN
Jadon Jackman (b. 2003) is a colour-blind self taught Barbadian artist who
specializes in ink, graphite and charcoal.
As both a hyperrealist and abstract artist, his art varies in theme from addressing
social issues to lacking a theme entirely; however, through both art styles 1 Jadon
aims to visually distance the viewer from reality.
Through hyperrealism, Jadon creates an image almost indecipherable from a
photo that only after closer inspection, its impossible elements are realized and
the meaning of the piece is recognized.
Similarly, through his abstract art, Jadon defies reason. By combining
two dimensional and three dimensional shapes and silhouettes, he ignores the
laws of physics and only provides the viewer with a cycle of short-lived