Theresa Jackson

Theresa Jackson

Instructor, Photographer, Graphic Arts Professional

Theresa Jackson is an instructor, photographer, digital artist, designer, speaker and Adobe Community Professional. She has won two Photoshop Guru awards from Photoshop World in the Artistic Category.

In addition to running her own business she currently teaches at UCSD Extension, and MiraCosta Community College. Theresa is active in her local photography and digital arts community, is a frequent speaker, workshop presenter and judge for other groups in San Diego County, including the International Photography exhibit at the San Diego Fair.

In her spare time she spends as much time outside as possible. She loves to hike, take her dog for a walk and do yard work. She is a second-degree black belt in Tae Kwon do, a devoted wife and mother of two adult sons (and one spoiled pup).

What I Do
  • Photography
  • Graphic Design
  • Retouching
  • Compositing
  • Illustrations
  • Web Content
  • LinkedIn Learning Author
  • Conference Speaker
  • Workshop Presenter
  • College Instructor
  • Photography Judge
Awards
  • Final Nominee – “Women of Influence Awards”
    March 2018
  • Photoshop World Guru Award, Artistic
    August 2012
  • Photoshop World Guru Award, Artistic
    August 2010
  • 1st Place Award International Photography Exhibit at the San Diego County Fair
    June 2012
  • 1st Place Award International Photography Exhibit at the San Diego County Fair
    June 2013
  • 1st Place Award International Photography Exhibit at the San Diego County Fair
    June 2017
Affliations
  • Adobe Community Professionals
  • San Diego Photoshop User Group
  • San Diego InDesign User Group
  • Photo Arts Group
  • Digital Arts Group
  • North County Photographic Society
  • Women in Creative Photography