Darla Jackson is most notably recognized for her bizarre animal sculptures that have been seen infiltrating spaces throughout Philadelphia. Past exhibitions include While you were out
at the Philadelphia Art Alliance, Anatomy Now at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Eons Beyond the Rib at Seraphin Gallery, and On the Rise at the Gallery at City Hall. Jackson graduated with a BFA in Sculpture from Moore College of Art in 2003 and continues to live and work in Philadelphia, PA. She currently teaches sculpture classes at the Fleisher Art Memorial and runs the Philadelphia Sculpture Gym
, which she started with the help of a Knight Arts Challenge grant in 2011. Jackson likes peppermint patties, getting things in the mail and mold making. She dislikes slugs, zombies and mold making.