Jeanine Careri Jackson began her fine art training at a private girls academy, Holy Angels, in Demarest, NJ. After post graduate studies in Florence Italy (where she lived for eight years), Ms. Jackson trained in classical portraiture and landscape art at Silvermine School in New Canaan, CT under Master George Passantino for three years. She has attended the School for Visual Arts in NYC, the National Academy, and workshops of today's greatest portrait painters including Richard Whitney, Igor Babailov, Michael Del Priore, Daniel Greene, Samuel Adoquei, Marvin Mattelson, Everett Raymond Kinstler, and John Howard Sanden.
Ms. Jackson is the Founder and President Emerita of the Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists. It was established in February of 2002 as an affiliate chapter of The American Society of Portrait Artists. This educational non-profit for local portrait artists and patrons is nationally recognized for its high-quality exhibitions and workshops .
The Portrait Society of America named Jeanine Jackson Connecticut Ambassador in 2004. In the spring of 2005, Ms. Jackson joined the winter faculty of the Cape Coral Art League in Florida.
Her classical paintings continue to thrill clients and win awards including the prestigious Biennale of Florence invitation. She is published and has been featured in numerous arts magazines including Signature Magazine, Artis, and NYArts Magazine.