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EDUCATION
Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD, MFA 2002
Chatham College, Pittsburgh, PA. BA 1972

 

TEACHING
1998-current
Faculty, Lesley University College of Art and Design (formerly The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University)
Courses taught include Intaglio 1, Intaglio 2, Alternative Printmaking, Advanced Printmaking

1986-98
Visiting Printmaking Faculty, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Courses taught include Intaglio, Monoprint, Artist’s Books, Advanced Lithography.
Undergraduate and graduate levels

1996
Visiting Faculty, Wheaton College, Norton, MA
Taught Intaglio, 2-D Design, Graphic Design

1981-82
Project Coordinator of Special Services, The Artists Foundation Inc., Boston, MA
Started an arts/cultural news service for hearing impaired people.
Accessibility advocate for disabled artists

1978-80
Co-coordinator Special Services, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Produced audio tapes and written gallery guides about the collections for use by blind
and deaf audiences. Workshop and tour development

1976-78
Coordinator After School Day Care Program
Jackson-Mann Community School, Allston, MA
Started an after school program for low income, hearing, and deaf children

1972-74
Language Lab Teacher, Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Pittsburgh, PA

 

DESIGN AND PRODUCTION
1984-1999
Turnstone Publishing Group, Boston, MA
WGBH Design, Boston, MA
Little, Brown and Co., Boston, MA
Lotus Publications, Cambridge, MA

1996-97
Main Street Design, Cambridge, MA
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, (National Park Service), Greeneville, TN

1994-95

Krent Paffett Associates, Boston, MA
Museum of Science and Industry, Tampa, FLA
National Museum of the American Indian, (Smithsonian), NYC

1985-90
Joseph Wetzel Associates, Boston, MA
Texas State Aquarium, Corpus Christi, TX
Norwalk Maritime Center, Norwalk, CT
Elephant and Rhino House, Bronx Zoo, NY. Production
Membership Room, NY Zoological Society, NY. Production

1982-84
Houghton Mifflin, Children’s Trade Division, Boston, MA

 

LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, Lithographic Techniques, Lowell Institute Lecture series, 1996
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, Printmaking Techniques of Emil Nolde,
Lowell Institute Lecture series,1995
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, Visiting Lecturer, 1990
Pyramid Atlantic , Washington DC, Bookmaking Workshop, 1990
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, Mummies and Magic, 1989
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, Visiting Artist, 1988
Holy Cross College, Worcester, MA, Visiting Artist, 1988
Art New England at Bennington College, Bennington, VT, printmaking 1984, 1985, 1991
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, One of a Kind: The Monotype, 1984
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, Artists at Work series, 1983
Brockton Art Museum, Brockton, MA, Printmaking lecture 1981

COLLECTIONS
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Worcester Art Museum
New York Public Library
Boston Public Library
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Pittsburgh National Bank
Dean Witter
Dartmouth College
Gillette
Mobil
Kutak Rock and Campbell
Commercial Bank of Peoria
numerous private collections

 

PUBLICATIONS AND AWARDS
Artsake, Massachusetts Cultural Council, online blog
Innovative Printmaking, Art New England, article by Andre van der Wende
Inclusion in the book 60 Years of North American Prints 1947-2007 by David Acton
Interview by Lois Tarlow as the issue’s Profile Artist, Constance Jacobson: An Artist’s Microscope Interprets Science, Art New EnglandReview by Christopher Millis at The Boston Phoenix, Fit to Print
Work reproduced in The Best of Printmaking, An International Collection, Quarry Books, edited by Lynne Allen and Phyllis McGibbonEssay on Constance Jacobson by David Acton, curator of prints, Worcester Art Museum in “Working Proof”, Experimental Etching Studio, Boston Public Library
Review by Nancy Stapen at the Boston Globe, of Constance Jacobson, Monotypes at Randall entitled Artists who Rediscover the Natural World
Review by Victoria Donohoe, The Philadelphia, Annual International Competition of the Print Club
Review by Marc Mannheimer, Art New England, Books, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy,

 

The Boston Printmakers Purchase Award, Boston, MA
Boston/Strasbourg Sister City Grant
Ann and Donald W. McPhail Award, The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA
Patron’s Purchase, Bradley National Print and Drawing Show, Peoria, IL
Andrews Nelson Whitehead Award, Printmaking Council of NJ, Somerville, NJ

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2015
Look Again, The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA

2014
Inner and Outer Space, Wheaton College, Norton, MA

2013
Subjective Resonance Imaging, 2013 Human Mapping Conference, Seattle, WA.

2012
Micromorphic, Byrdcliffe Kleinert/James Centerd, Woodstock, NY

2011
Primordial, (Constance Jacobson and David Hart) Jewett Art Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

2010
Tide Rising, (Constance Jacobson), Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA
Constance Jacobson at John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY
Seeing Science: Where Art and Science Meet, Curry College, Milton, MA

2009
Above the Neck: Constance Jacobson at John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY
New England Impressions 3: The Unique Print, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA
Dual Action, Jewett Art Center Gallery, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

2008
Constance Jacobson at John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY
MindMatters, Laconia Gallery, Boston, MA

2007
Convergence: Photo/Graphics, Gallery Artists Studio Projects, Brookline, MA
Ink Wipe Roll Print, The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, Boston, MA

2006
Constance Jacobson: The Tome Series, HallSpace, Boston, MA
EES Arts, Duxbury Art Complex, Duxbury, MA
Dr. Harold Edgerton, Katherine Gulla, Constance Jacobson at Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA

2003
The New Renaissance, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA
Seeing is Believing, Hall Space, Boston, MA

2002
Open Season, Hall Space, Boston, MA
Almost Biology, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2001

Workshop Traditions: Printmaking in Boston since 1960, Boston University
Dualities, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA

2000

Prints and Process, Hess Gallery, Pine Manor College, Newton, MA

1999

Monotypes, Pepper Gallery, Boston, MA

1998

Contemporary Print Invitational, Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst,

1997

Double Identities: Master Printmakers/Master Teachers, Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA

1996

Recent Acquisitions, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
Printmakers ‘96, Pittsburgh Print Group, Pittsburgh, PA
1996 National Print Biennial, The Silvermine Guild, New Canaan, CT
10th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin, Kenosha WI

1995
45 North American Print Exhibit, The Boston Printmakers, Duxbury Art Complex, Duxbury, MA

1993
4th North American Print Exhibit, The Boston Printmakers, Boston University, Boston, MAWorse than Animals, The Artists Foundation, Boston, MA

1991
Penelope Jones, Constance Jacobson, Randall Beck Gallery, Boston, MA
43rd North American Print Exhibit, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

1989
Image Reconsidered, Recycled, Pyramid Atlantic, Washington, DC
Books, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
Prints, Montserrat School of Art, Beverly, MA

1988
Within, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MAVisiting Artist Group Exhibit, Holy Cross College, Worcester, MA

1987
Bradley National Print and Drawing Show, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

1986
Works of Constance Jacobson, Chatham College, Pittsburgh, PA
Selected Works of Constance Jacobson and Mary Boone Wellington, Gallery 52, Boston MA
Director’s Choice, EES Arts, Duxbury Arts Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
Traveling Prints, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Contemporary Prints and Drawings, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

1985
61st Annual Print Show, The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA
Bradley National Print and Drawing Show, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

1984
Views: Land, Sea, Air, Federal Reserve Bank, Boston, MA
Fourth Annual Drawing Show, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
Local Color, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
Imprint of the Imagination, Newton Art Center, Newton, MA
The Artists World, Printmaking Council of New Jersey, Somerville, NJ