Gerry Jackson Kerdok

Celtic Sign of the Cross, 2013

A Visual Celtic Sojourn
Friday, September 27
10AM - 4PM

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Gerry Kerdok lives in Hudson, Massachusetts. She has studied calligraphy for 36 years. Gerry has won several awards at various exhibitions and contests, but her most devoted amateur is her grandson.

Gerry has been an instructor at the Worcester Art Museum for 23 years. As an instructor at Worcester Art Museum, Gerry won 1st prize in the Arts Alliance's Fall Juried Art Exhibit in mixed media in 2006. Eleven of her envelopes are part of a permanent collection called "The Graceful Envelope" on exhibit at the Smithsonian Institute’s National Postal Museum. Begun by the Smithsonian Institute, this annual international contest is now administered by the National Association of Letter Carriers. Gerry, whose late father, Louis Jackson, was a letter carrier in the Boston area during the Great Depression, won 'Best of Show' in 2009. Her work was been published in a publication of the National Postal Museum in 2000.

Gerry has exhibited in Italy, Paris, Moscow, Columbus, Ohio and Granby, Connecticut. From 1995-2001 her work has been juried 6 times into the Smithsonian Institution. She was juried into the 2009 Framingham State College Alumni Exhibit. Gerry has also exhibited work at the Washington National Cathedral. She had a one woman show at Harvard University’s Southboro Campus and in 2012, was the featured artist at Highfield Hall in Falmouth, MA.

Major Accomplishments

Kerdok has been featured in the National Postal Museum’s International Graceful Envelope Contest Exhibit ten times. Her awards include one Best In Show, seven wins, and two honorable mentions.

Her work was featured by the Smithsonian Institution from 1995-2001.

She completed Four International Institutes of Lettering Artists and a Year Master Class with Reggie Ezell.

Scripsit, a journal dedicated to calligraphic arts featured Kerdok in Fall of 2005.