Sculptor, Painter, Motivational Speaker
As an international award-winning sculptor and portrait artist, Jacki has used her artwork and leadership skills to honor and illustrate the dignity of womanhood. Through community involvement, she has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for philanthropic causes and brings a compassionate influence as she continues to work with the United Nations.
As the Founder and President of The Mothers Legacy (MLP) Project www.motherslegacy.org she gives voice to women and families, as an active participant in the United Nations (UN) Civil Society Salt Lake City Conference, UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), Jacki presented in New York, “The Use of Art in the Peace Building Process.” Since 2013 she has made numerous presentations related to maternal mortality and brought hundreds of upcoming influencers to the UN CSW and the Human Rights Council sessions at both New York City, USA and Geneva, Switzerland. Importantly, through her MLP organization she has sponsored many other non-governmental and non-profit entities at UN locations worldwide. Her sculptures have been featured at several UN sessions. As the Art Director for the Mothers Monument Project, twww.mothersmonument.org, she hopes to raise awareness about maternal mortality through the use of art.
Jacki and her husband, Steven Hunlow live in Portland, Oregon. Together they have nine children, seventeen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Jacki enjoys gardening, hiking in the tall dense forests of Oregon, gardening, traveling, learning, studying, learning to play the Ukelele and being with her family and friends.
I use different mediums, clay, oils, and have my sculpture work cast in bronze and resins. . Each idea manifests in its own individual style.
1992 “A Gift From the Islands” – bronze sculpture. The Church History Museum – Salt Lake City, UT
1994 “Women of the Spirit” – bronze sculptures – at General Relief Society Women’s Conference, Provo, UT
1999 “Because Joseph Asked” – bronze life size bust for BYU Idaho Student Housing
1999 “Emma” – bronze life size bust for BYU Idaho Student Housing
2000 “Borgstrom Brothers” – bronze bas relief North Box Elder County Veterans Memorial, Tremonton, UT
2008 Father’s Story” - oil portraiture, Best in show, Sovereign Gallery art competition, Portland, OR
2008 “Encouronne to Life” – oil, 1st place American Mothers National Art Show, Washington, D.C.
2010 “The Tree of Life” - oil painting, Chronical Artists show, Lake Oswego, OR
2012 “Ascencion – Ascending One Step at a Time” - bronze sculpture for Mentors International fundraising Gala, Salt Lake City, UT
2019 “Angel Mother” – bronze sculpture, International Art Show, Church History Museum, Salt Lake City, UT also at Deseret Book, Salt Lake City Utah
2019 “Motherhood – Greater Love” – bronze sculpture, Deseret Book, Salt Lake City, UT
2019 " Motherhood - Greater Love" , Merit Award - Alliance of the Covenant Artists, Salt Lake City, Utah
2019- (August) Deseret Book Store, “Angel Mother”, “Motherhood – Greater Love”, flagship store downtown Salt Lake City, Utah
2019 – “Angel Mother” Church Museum of Art and History, Salt Lake City, Utah
1997-99- Kokopelli Gallery, “Women of the Spirit” series, Phoenix International Airport
1997-99- Maya Gallery, “A Gift from the Island” bronze sculpture, Waimea, Hawaii
1996-98- Utah Artists Gallery, “Women of the Spirit” series, Salt Lake International Airport
Selected Awards and Recognition
2018 – Acceptance into International art show - Church History Museum, Salt Lake City, UT
2011 – Oregon Mother of the Year
2011 – “Women in American History” award recipient from Daughters of the American Revolution, Beaverton Chapter
2010 – Selected as a Chronicle Artist , Lake Oswego, Oregon Art Festival
2009 - 1st place Best and Brightest, Scottsdale Art School show – bronze “In Her Mothers Footsteps”
2009 – Education Award: “Women and Their Influence For Good”; the Worldwide Organization for Women
2010 – selected as a Chronicle Artist , Lake Oswego, Oregon Art Festival
1992- Acceptance into 150thyear celebration show, the Relief Society, Church History Museum, Salt Lake City, Utah