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John Jacobsen

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

John Jacobsen

Biography from the Archives of askART

The following is from the artist's website:

ODC Gallery, San Francisco, California. Solo show.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

Since 1993 Award-winning solo Web exhibition One of the first art-related Web sites, with over 400,000 viewers.


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

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

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

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

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.


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.

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