Jackson Boelts is a professor of art in the College of Fine Arts. He has been an educator, designer and artist for more than 30 years, and he has won over 500 awards for his work as an artist and designer. He has exhibited in Moscow, Mexico City, Berlin, Warszawa and numerous places nationally. Jackson is a master at landscape watercolor and is currently working on large watercolor/digital prints and DNA inspired monoprints. His business, Boelts Design, Inc., specializes in branding and identity and was given the Inaugural Copper Cactus Award for “Best Place to Work” and for “Community Service” for the pro bono design work he gives to local non-profits. The Tucson Advertising Club has recognized his work over the years with numerous top awards including 2003 Advertising Professional of the Year. Jackson’s love and mastery of teaching is evident in his network of thousands of accomplished graduates.