Art Brokerage: Jett Jackson American Artist: Jett Jackson was born Laura Lee Jackson in Newport Beach, California. An artist since early childhood, she assumed the pen name "Jett", after a beloved family dog. In 1978-79, Jett attended the prestigious California Institute of Arts (Cal Arts) founded by Walt Disney. It was here scores of fellow students, collectors, and instructors (including the Dean of the Art School), began purchasing her work. Jett's work was selling consistently, quite rare for a student, and the professional art world beckoned only after two years. She quickly became a noteworthy presence in the downtown Los Angeles art society, where she has attracted hundreds of loyal fans and collectors. Jett Jackson's paintings are generated by many historical influences but metamorphose into products of her own imagination. They read often simultaneously as surreal, charming, humorous, and poignant. Like an author with a thousand stories to tell, Jett's narratives traverse through a broad spectrum of human experiences and visual possibilities. Jett comments, "There are so many ideas I want to express, and they aren't all suited to one concentrated vision or treatment. Style is often the subject itself - I get to stretch different muscles, evoke different moods and essentially live the life of several different painters. Collectors have discovered that it is the vitality and range of her work that has been responsible for her ever escalating success. People fall in love with Jett Jackson paintings. Fresh, dynamic and original her images excite the eye, stimulate the mind and trigger the heart. Jett Jackson's work is currently in over 500 collections worldwide and has been shown in over 65 exhibitions in Los Angeles alone. Listings wanted.