JANET JACOBS

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Artist and teacher born in 1961 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, resident of California since 1966

EDUCATION

1995

Single Subject Teaching Credential; Art
Sonoma State University, CA

1988

MFA; Painting and Sculpture
Mills College, Oakland, CA

1984

BFA; with Distinction, Printmaking, Drawing
California College of Arts and Crafts, CA

EXHIBITIONS

2019

“Open to Interpretation,” Marin MOCA, Novato, CA, Honorable Mention awarded by Chandra Cerrito

First Tuesday Artwalk, Mill Valley, CA, Caldwell Banker

2018

“Color Works,” Marin MOCA, Novato, CA, Honorable Mention, Juried by Danielle Fox

Marin Open Studios and Gallery Exhibition, CA

2017

Marin Open Studios and Gallery Exhibition, CA

2014

“Fall National Juried Exhibition: Drawing” Marin MOCA, CA, Juried by Jack Fischer

“Faculty Exhibition” Riley Street Art Supplies, San Rafael, CA

2012

“Nature Drawings” Riley Street Art Supplies, San Rafael, CA

2001

“Mapping: Four Artists Track Their Worlds” WORKS/San Jose, CA

Eighth Annual Artists’ Donation Exhibition, San Francisco MOMA Rental Gallery, CA

1999

Willie’s Café, Kentfield, CA, Two-person exhibition

“Open Studios, A San Francisco Location” San Francisco, CA

Falkirk 1999 Juried Exhibition, Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael

1998

Annual Juried Show, Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes, CA, Juried by Susan Cummins

Fifth Annual Artists’ Donation Exhibition, San Francisco MOMA Rental Gallery, CA

1997

Marin Open Studios and Gallery Exhibition, CA

1996

Third Annual Artists’ Donation Exhibition, San Francisco MOMA Rental Gallery, CA

1995

Marin Open Studios and Gallery Exhibition, CA

Second Annual Artists’ Donation Exhibition, San Francisco MOMA Rental Gallery, CA

1994

“Drawing the Line” Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA, Juried by Townsend Wolfe

1993

Fifteenth Annual Group Exhibition, San Francisco MOMA Rental Gallery, CA

1992

Three-person Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, CA

Solo Exhibition, University Club, San Francisco, CA

1991

“First Unusual Annual” Evans and Lawrence, Emeryville, CA

Pro Arts Open Studio and Gallery Exhibition, Oakland, CA

1988

“Art, The Other Industry” Emeryville, CA

MFA Exhibition, Mills College, Oakland, CA

1987

Pro Arts Open Studio and Gallery Exhibition, Oakland, CA

1986

First Annual Juried Show, Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes, CA, Juried by Kenneth Baker

“Works On and Of Paper” Third Floor Gallery, Oakland, CA

SELECTED TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1998 to present

Private Art Instruction in Drawing, Painting, Sculpture

1995 – 2001

Ceramic Sculpture, Stone Carving, and Drawing
The Urban School, San Francisco, CA

1998 – 1999

Art Department Chair, The Urban School

1997 – 1998

Teaching Assistant to Jay DeFeo, Mills College, Oakland, CA

BIBLIOGRAPHY

1994

Zyzzyva, summer, Vol. X, No 2, p 30, 31

WORKS IN THE COLLECTION OF

Mimi Mindel

Jill Geller

Tom and Sally Bertlesman

Jane Gardner

Stephen Thomas and Patricia Curtan

Suzanne Forrest

Elizabeth Macdonald

Lisa Duda

Timothy J. Marten, MD

Ron Lewis, MD

Collette Tanaka

Amy and Dominique Colas