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Kathleen Dunn Jacobs


Education:

LESLEY UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN. Boston, Massachusetts.

2012 Master of Fine Arts: Painting/Visual Studies

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS. Amherst, Massachusetts.

2000 Bachelor of Fine Arts: Major: Painting, Minor: Art History.

OLD LYME ACADEMY OF ART. ESSEX, CT.

Completion of Course Studies in Painting, Drawing and Art Material Science.

WESTFIELD UNIVERSITY, Westfield, MA

1980 - 1984 Business Management & Marketing


Solo Exhibitions:

2021 VNA GALLERY, Wilton CT, “Landscape Paintings: Seeking Serenity”

2018 MAIN STREET GALLERY, “New Painting, Monotypes of Ireland & Wellfleet, Wellfleet, MA

2017 MAIN STREET GALLERY, New Work, “Taking Notice of the Landscape”, Wellfleet, MA

OXBOW GALLERY, “New Paintings” Northampton, MA

OXBOW GALLERY, “Holiday Smalls” Group Exhibition. Northampton, MA

2016 HAMPDEN GALLRY, University of MA, “Deconstructed Landscapes” Amherst, MA

2015 SIX SUMMIT GALLERY, “Seeing the Land” Ivoryton, CT

2014 SOTHEBYS FRONT GALLERY, “Recent Work”, Orleans, MA

KENDALL GALLERY, "New Work, Landscape Collage- Pier Series” Wellfleet, MA

GALLERY 10, Truro Center for the Arts, New WorkLandscape paintings, Truro, MA.

CONSERVATION GALLERY, Reconsideration of Nature, Landscape Paintings”, Truro, MA

2013 KENDALL GALLERY, "Reconstructed Landscapes; A Reconsideration of Nature Wellfleet, MA

2009 EASTHAMPTON CITY ARTS, "Figure & Landscape Easthampton, MA

2008 KENDALL GALLERY, New Landscapes, Wellfleet, MA  

2006 ELUSIE GALLERY, New Paintings", Easthampton, MA

2006 EASTHAMPTON CITY ARTS, Easthampton, MA "Figure & Landscape”

2007 HOSMER GALLERY, Northampton, MA “Recent Landscapes” –Juried exhibition.

2004 ELUSIE GALLERY, Easthampton, MA

“Small Paintings: Seeing Nature” Group Exhibition.

2003 COOLEY DICKINSON GALLERY, Northampton, MA

“Postcard a Day, Watercolors from France & Italy” Invitational.

WELLFLEET TOWN LIBRARY, Wellfleet, MA

“New Works: Oil Paintings

2000 HAMPDEN GALLERY, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

“Charcoal Drawing &, Paintings: Figures & Interiors-BFA Exhibition


Group Exhibitions:

2020 CONCORD ART “Faculty Show”

2019 MELANIE CARR GALLERY: Essex, CT., Smallish: an exhibition of small works

CONCORD ART: Concord, MA, Invitational Group Exhibition + Auction.

2018 MELANIE CARR GALLERY: Essex, CT.

Spatial Contextual Awareness, Kathleen Jacobs and Rick Fox”

CONCORD ART: Concord, MA.

"Responding to Place." Work by Bernard Chaet, Lois Dodd, Elizabeth O'Reilly, Rick Fox, Kathleen Jacobs, Wolf Kahn, Stuart Shills, SaraNoa Mark, Allen Whiting, Kib Bramhall, John Walker, Andy Karnes, James Urbaska, Susan Howland.

HAMPDEN ART GALLERY, UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS:

Amherst, MA. "50 Shades of Red.” Invitational Exhibition. Fifty artist invitational.

2016 STOCKMAN GALLERY, “Elemental Landscapes, Kathleen Jacobs & Suzan Scott”

New Britain, CT,

HAMPDEN ART GALLERY, UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS:

Amherst, MA. "50 Shades of Red.” Invitational Exhibition

2015 UMASS, HAMPDEN GALLERY, "Eyewitness" - Amherst,

GALLERY A3 Juried by John R. Stromberg, Mt. Holyoke College Art Museum, Amherst,

WAREHOUSE XI Gallery, “Reclassified”, LUCAD Biennial Exhibition, Somerville, MA

BLACK BIRCH VINEYARD, “Landscape Studies: David Hardy, Kathleen Jacobs, Elizabeth Lehman, David Marshall” Southampton, MA

2014-2015 Lesley University Hall, “Intuitive Space Idealized Visions: Dana Pasila/Kathleen Jacobs, Cambridge, MA

2014 SIX SUMMIT GALLERY, Ivoryton, CT, “BY NIGHT" Invitational

SIX SUMMIT GALLERY, Ivoryton, CT, “Vivification”

2014 TRURO CENTER FOR THE ARTS, MAIN GALLERY, Truro, MA

“Reflections of Now” Juried Exhibition with artist jurors: Richard Baker & Sarah Lutz

Gallery 10, Truro Center for the Arts, Truro, MA “Faculty Show” Landscape paintings.

2013 PROVINCETOWN ART ASSOCIATION, “Nature Morte" Group exhibition Provincetown,

2013 TRURO CENTER FOR THE ARTS, MAIN GALLERY, Truro, MA

Fall Group Exhibitions, Truro, MA.

2013 LESLEY UNIVERSITY GALLERY, Cambridge, MA “Objectified"

WALKER GALLERY AT THE FINE ARTS WORK CENTER, Provincetown, MA

"All Town Exhibit" Group Exhibition

GALLERY A3, Amherst, MA "In Dialogue", Invitational

UNIVERSITY HALL GALLERY, Group Exhibition-MFA Exhibition Cambridge, MA

2012 MFA Graduate Exhibition, The Art Institute of Boston, LUCAD, Boston MA.

2011 GALLERY A3, Amherst, MA “In Dialogue" Invitational

2010 EASTHAMPTON CITY ARTS, Easthampton, MA", Small Works" Group Invitational

2000 HAMPDEN GALLERY, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

“Drawing Marathon Exhibition”, Amherst, MA

HERTER GALLERY, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

“Juried Invitational: Drawings, Painting and Sculpture”

2000 HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE, Main Gallery, Amherst, MA

“Five College Drawing Juried Invitational”

1999-WHEELER GALLERY, Amherst, MA

Juried Invitational: “Evidence of Feminism; paintings and sculpture”

teaching:

2020-Present: Grounding Stone Farm Artist Retreat: Landscape Painting and Drawing

2016 – Present, Strabo Tours; International Painting/Drawing Workshop Instructor to Europe

2015-2020

CONCORD ART: Concord, MA. Instructor, Drawing, Painting, Color, Art History

“Small Format Landscape Painting: Seeing Color from Nature with Kathleen Jacobs.”

Three Day Workshops combining Studio Work and Plein Air Painting.

2016 - 2018 SOUTH SHORE ART CENTER, Cohasset, MA, Painting Instructor/Visiting Artist

2016 - 2020 CULLOWHEE MOUNTAIN ARTS, South Carolina; Painting Instructor

2016 – 2019 WAYNE ART CENTER, Philadelphia, Painting Instructor.

2015 - 2017 BLUEWAY ART ALLIANCE, Florence, MA, Founder, Director, Painting Instructor

2011 - Present TRURO CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Truro Center for the Arts, Truro, MA

Painting/Drawing Instructor,

2003-2004 B’NAI ISRAEL CONGREGATION SCHOOL, Northampton, MA

Visiting Resident Artist: Painting Instructor

2000 -2019 KENDALL GALLERY, Wellfleet, MA Annual Group Painting Exhibitions.

1996 - 1999 GUILD STUDIO SCHOOL, Easthampton, MA, Painting Instructor


Publications/news

2018 iNK CT; Spatial Contextual Awareness, Kathleen Jacobs and Rick Fox

https://inkct.com/Ink-Calendar-Page/spatial-contextual-awareness/

2016 Amherst Bulletin “ Blueway Alliance looks to Forge Artistic Community”: https://www.amherstbulletin.com/Archives/2016/02/26artBlueway-hg-022616

2015 Ivoryton: Six Summit Gallery show opens Aug. 22 https://www.middletownpress.com/arts/article/Ivoryton-Six-Summit-Gallery-show-opens-Aug-22-11810863.php

2013 Interview with Chris Volpe “Tranquility Amidst Chaos”: http://christophervolpe.blogspot.com/2013/09/tranquility-amidst-chaos-interview-with.html


Curated Exhibitions

2019 Mel Carr Gallery, “Smallish: An Exhibit of Small Works” Melanie Carr Gallery, Essex, CT

Katheen Jacobs, Nancy Gruskin, E.B Lehman Stuart Shils, Martha Wakefield

2013 Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts: Amherst, MA.

“50 Shades of Red”, Co-curated with Trevor Richardson and the Director of the University’s Hampden Gallery, Anne LaPrade Seuthe.

2012 TWO PAINTERS, (two friends): Main Campus Gallery, Truro Center for the Arts

Stuart Shils, Ken Kewley, Truro, Massachusetts.


Visiting Artist/Lectures:

2018 MELANIE CARR GALLERY: Essex, Connecticut.

In conjunction with 2-person exhibit: Kathleen Jacobs + Rick Fox: Spatial Contextual Awareness.

2016 CONCORD ART: Concord, MA. Public Lecture, “A Reconsideration of Nature in the Post 9/11 Age of Climate Change - In conjunction with three-day workshop.

2015 MAIN STREET GALLERY: WELLFLEET, MA,

"RECREATING THE LANDSCAPE IN THE AGE OF CLIMATE CHANGE.

2013 BOSTON COLLEGE: Boston, MA. Reconstructed Landscape Paintings:

A Reconsideration of Nature In the Post 9/11 Age of Climate Change


Grants/Awards:

1996 UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS: Amherst, MA

Chancellor Talent Award/Full tuition scholarship

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS: Amherst MA

ART FUND SCHOLARSHIP: La Napoule Art Foundation, La Napoule, France

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Related professional experience:

2020 – Present CURRIER MUSEUM OF ART, Director of Education, Manchester, NH

2015 – 2020 CONCORD CENTER FOR VISUAL ARTS, Concord, MA, Marketing and Education Director, Event Coordinator.

2016 – Present STRABO INTERNATIONAL, NY, Painting Workshops Instructor

2015 - 2017 BLUEWAY ART ALLIANCE, Florence, MA, Founder/Director

2011 - 2015 TRURO CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Truro Center for the Arts, Marketing Director/Event Coordinator/Painting Instructor, Truro, MA

1986 -2011 Barron & Jacobs, Inc, Northampton, MA, Principal/Marketing & Publicity Director