Current Exhibition: Beyond the Material Gretchen Haien

January 19 – Feb 23, 2017
View black and white photography from Gallery Director and Associate Professor of Art at Belhaven University.

1100 JR Lynch Street, Suite 4
Jackson, Mississippi 39203

Gallery Hours:
Monday – Friday,
8:45am until 5:00pm
Saturday: By appointment
































View student credit list for the Mandela Exhibition. It is not just an exhibition, it will be a celebration!

Click image of above to view video promo for the exhibition.


patrick-kelly-audienceJust in case you missed the Patrick Kelly exhibition, please click the image to see video highlights. 

Gallery1 at JSU collaborated with the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Bill T. Jones & Bjorn Amelan and were gifted 25 pieces from from Patrick Kelly's original collection.  Patrick Kelly is not only from Vicksburg, MS but attended Jackson State University.  We are grateful that we have been able to bring his collection back to Mississippi to share his high-end fashion with students, faculty, and staff at JSU in addition to our community and beyond.  He was certainly ahead of his time. Thanks to Title III, Philadelphia Museum of the Art, and the owners of Patrick Kelly's estate we are now able to educate our community with his fashion legacy and share knowledge of vintage textiles.

The following celebrities have worn his clothing: Naomi Campbell, Madonna, Bette Davis, Princess Diana, Iman, Cicely Tyson, Grace Jones, Tyra Banks, and Isabella Rossellini. His collection was sold in Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomindales, and Henri Bendel.  His work was published in Vogue and Elle.


University Gallery-8-3 Video of Kids Summer Art Camp Recap

(Click image to enjoy the camp experience.)

This summer, Gallery1 provided Art classes to over 120 students from the Jackson area and beyond. Students learned everything from drawing, painting, videography, sculpture, and sewing.  We look forward to continuing Fun Fall services that are are enriched with MORE knowledge.



Video with Chrissy Walter, George Clinton's Publicist(daughter).

George Clinton Exhibition:Interview












George Clinton exhibition flyer








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Gallery1 at Jackson State University serves as a cultural meeting place where Art educates and enlightens the community and beyond. We strive to provide viewers with a multimedia experience when viewing works of Art.  The gallery is equipped with a projector and a 15 foot tall wall to screen videos, which is also a part of the multimedia experience we provide to our viewers. The incorporation of technology is a key component to prepare our students for the global world in the 21st century.  We aim to enhance and support academic life on campus and the community at large. Gallery1 is Mississippi’s premier Art Gallery showcasing works by Artists not only from African descent but also all Artist in our community, nationally, and internationally. The gallery emphasizes the artistic accomplishments of Jackson State University by showcasing works of Art from JSU's diverse collection along with various featured artists with works available for purchase. For more information on works for sale, please stop by or contact at

Gallery1 also serves as a venue for special events, meetings, and performances. To book your next event, please call or email for availability and rates. 

Located at One University Place, on the historic John Roy Lynch Street corridor, Gallery1 brings enrichment, heritage, culture, and creativity to Jackson State University's campus and surrounding areas.

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Gallery1 is funded in part by the United States Department of Education Title III program.