Jackie is a visual artist living and working in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. She received her degree in Visual Communications from the College of Marketing and Design in 1986. She ran her own Design Consultancy for twelve years before deciding to pursue a career in ceramics and sculptural work. In 2010, she won a Sculpture in Context Award. In 2011 Jackie was awarded a grant by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Arts Office for a large scale sculpture ‘A Fish out of Water’. Her ceramic work is held in private collections in Ireland, the UK, Italy and New Zealand. Jackie is the Secretary of Sculpture in Context committee.
As a graphic designer Jackie manipulated type, letters and words into logos and symbols using paper and ink. As an artist, she manipulates thoughts, meanings and ideas to create three dimensional objects using clay, glass, metal and found objects.