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John Jacobsen

 (born 1966)
John Jacobsen is active/lives in California.  John Jacobsen is known for surreal landscape, figure.

Biography  
John Jacobsen


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The following is from the artist's website: www.johnj.com/art/sa/html

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2001
ODC Gallery, San Francisco, California. Solo show.

2000
Tales of Solitude, Los Medanos College Art Gallery, Pittsburg, California. Two person show, by invitation.

Figurative Art, ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, California.

National Small Oil Painting Exhibition, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, Kansas. Juried.

Hitch, Summerfest Dance Series, The Cowell Theater, San Francisco, California. Visuals for dance performance, in collaboration with Dandelion Dance theater.

Live With This, ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, California. Juried.

1999
The ABCs of Art, ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, California.

The Eightfold Way, ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, California.

New Visions: Introductions '99, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, California. Juried.

Art is Figurative, ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, California. Juried. Fourth Prize winner.

Annual Members Showcase, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, California.

1998
Juried Annual, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, California. Juried.

1996
A Room Without Walls virtual gallery on the Internet. By invitation.

1995
Contemporary American Printmaker's Renaissance Exhibition, Rolling Stone Press, Atlanta, Georgia. Juried.

1993
Strange Interactions, Cafe Montmartre, Madison, Wisconsin. Solo show.

Since 1993 Award-winning solo Web exhibition http://www.johnj.com. One of the first art-related Web sites, with over 400,000 viewers.

SELECTED AWARDS

1999
Fourth Prize, Art is Figurative California-wide competition, ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, California.

1997
"Web Site of the Week" award, alternative art category, WebTrips Entertainment Network.

1995
Edith L. Gilbertson scholarship, University of Wisconsin - Madison Department of Art.

1992
Edith L. Gilbertson scholarship, University of Wisconsin - Madison Department of Art.

ARTISTIC BIBLIOGRAPHY
The Contra Costa Times / Ledger-Dispatch, Walnut Creek, California. November 17, 2000. Reproduction of painting.
East Bay Express, Berkeley, California. June 9, 2000, p. 46. Reproduction of painting.
The Oakland Tribune, Oakland, California. June 2, 2000, pp.-37. Reproduction of painting.
The Rockridge News, Oakland, California. February 5, 2000, p.11. Reproduction of painting.
John Jacobsen, Art Works CD-ROM. Published by the artist, 1998.
SOHO Media Co., Ltd., Off-Line World Wide Web CD-ROM. Taipei, Taiwan, 1996.
Steve W. Rimmer, The Internet Graphics Toolkit. Book with CD-ROM. Review of Web site. McGraw-Hill, 1996.
Paul DeGroot and Dick Oliver, Internet Graphics Gallery, pp. 58-60, color insert. QUE Corporation, 1995. (Featured artist with reproduction of oil paintings and woodcut in print and on CD-ROM).
Isthmus Magazine, Madison, Wisconsin, November 24, 1995. Reproduction of etching and lithograph.
Isthmus Magazine, Madison, Wisconsin, September 23, 1994.

EDUCATIONA

The University of Wisconsin - Madison

* Department of Art: Graduate- and undergraduate-level study in painting and printmaking, 1991-1996.
* Department of Physics: Ph.D., 1996.

COLLECTIONS
The Carnegie Foundation, Menlo Park, CA
James and Nancy Dast, Madison, WI
Peter Dast, Madison, WI
Dr. Manuel Drees, Munich, Germany
Gloria and Jerry Fraser, San Rafael, CA
Dr. Francis Halzen, Madison, WI
Dawn and Hans Holtan, Emeryville, CA
Pavel Koutsenko, Fort Worth, TX
Val Langmuir, San Francisco, CA
Chris and Andria Lishka, Beaverton, OR
Dr. Jozsef Ludvig, Berkeley, CA
Jean Lusson, San Francisco, CA
Dr. Doug Molin, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Fred B. Murray and Ching Wong, Madison, WI
Fred O. and Susan B. Murray, Madison, WI
Dr. Hakki Ogelman, Madison, WI
Dr. Marina Orio, Madison, WI
Gregory Hart Pinchbeck III, Oakland, CA
Dr. Tara Rech, Oakland, CA
Michael Schippling, Berkeley, CA
Mal Sharpe, Berkeley, CA
Dr. Robert and Julie Stokstad, Berkeley, CA


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About  John Jacobsen

Born:  1966
Known for:  surreal landscape, figure