CHRISTLE RAWLINS-JACKSON

BEHIND THE DESIGN

 

Christle Rawlins-Jackson is a visual artist and a communications expert who is inspired by her relationships with people, nature and her experiences living and working in West Africa. Rawlins-Jackson, a native of Boston, Massachusetts has exhibited her work throughout the United States. She is the author of “Well Seasoned Sisters”, a cookbook that chronicles an African American quilting guild through the art of quilting and food. She is currently practicing her art; working as a freelance designer; and is proprietor of Jácra Design. From 2008 until 2010 she held the position of Director of Communications at African University College of Communications in Adabraka, Accra, Ghana and from 2001 until 2008 she served as Art Director as well as Associate Director of Communications at The Governor’s Academy in Byfield, Massachusetts. From 1987 until 2000 she was employed at Community Newspaper Company (CNC). During her fourteen-years at CNC she served as Promotions Designer in the Framingham office, manager of the Creative Service Department in the Waltham office, and Design Director for the corporate headquarters in Needham, Massachusetts.