Jackson Leon Narcomey was born on January 25, 1942 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. He died March 22, 2012, in Muskogee. His parents were the Rev. Raymond (1908–1962) and Frances Narcomey (1910–2001), who were both fullblood Creeks. Jackson grew up in Eufaula, Oklahoma, located in the Muscogee Nation. In high school, Narcomey returned to Tahlequah to attend Sequoyah Indian School. There he studied studio arts under Riley White. His classes included very influential instruction in serigraphy.
Upon graduation, Narcomey joined the U.S. Air Force, serving as an on-board flight mechanic. He was honorably discharged after two years of service and returned to Oklahoma and the Muscogee Nation.
His paintings have won state and national awards and today are in private and museum collections. Narcomey also pursued a career as a commercial screen printer.
- Timothy II, John. "Jackson Narcomey: Artist Profile." Amerindian Arts
- U. S. Social Security Death Index
- Lester, Patrick D. and Jeanne Snodgrass King. The Biographical Directory of Native American Painters. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995. Library of Congress Catalogue Card # 95-069012. ISBN 0-8061-9936-9.