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SELECTED  EXHIBITIONS

 

2016            The McGraw Gallery, Newark Academy, Livingston, NJ (Solo)  Oct. 14- Nov. 19

 

2015            Hunterdon Art Museum , Clinton , NJ, The Collage Journal: The First Decade (Retrospective) May 17 – September 6

 

2013            Better Being 940, NYC, Selected Works (Solo), November 7- March 7

 

2013            The Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, Here, Not There,  Curated by Jacki Cruz (City Without Walls)  November 17 – December 14

 

2013            The Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, NJ By The Numbers: More or Less,  Curated by Donna Gustafon (Zimmerli Museum)  Oct. 13- Nov. 7

 

2013            The Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, NJ  Abstract Lives,  Curated by Virginia Fabbri Butera  Sept. 8- Oct. 3

 

2012            Visual Arts Center of NJ, Summit  Changing Times: Seven Years of The Collage Journal May 4 - July 1

                                                       

2012            SMI Gallery, Montclair, NJ Portraits: Beneath the Surface , May 18 – August 14

 

2011            Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc (Haute-Savoie), France   Exposition en Plein Air, Ponts et Passages  June 14-September 15    

 

2011            SMI Gallery, Montclair, NJ  Sustainability and the Artistic Vision   Jan. 21-April 29

 

2010            The Montclair Art Museum, What is Portraiture?  September 24- January 2, 2011

 

2010            Pierro Gallery, South Orange,  Committee Committed   June 13-July 18

 

2010            Gallery MacEgan, Morristown, NJ  Solo Exhibition, “The Collage Journal: Fifth Year, April 13 – May 2

 

2009            BID GALLERY 542, New Rochelle, NY  Bits and Pieces, curated by Jonathon Talbot October - November 2009               

                     

2008            The McGraw Gallery, Newark Academy, Livingston NJ, “The Collage Journal: Three Years”  September 1- 27

 

2008            Luna Stage, Montclair, NJ  Installation of five silk Collage Prints in conjunction with Theater’s Play,”Elliot A Soldier’s Fugue”

 

2008            Ben Shan Gallery, Wayne, NJ  American Impressions: Contemporary American Printmaking 2008  Curated by Orfelia Garcia

 

2008            Kent Place Gallery, Summit, NJ  Against Nature Jan. 10 –Feb 6 

 

2007            Firehouse Art Gallery, Garden City, NY  Organic Meets Inorganic March 5 – 29

 

2007            Ben Shahn Gallery, Paterson, NJ  Sanctuary”  January 28 – March 2

 

2006            Pierro Gallery of South Orange, Headlines  Curated by Mary Birmingham

                      May 7 – July 16

 

2006            Ben Shahn Gallery, Wayne, NJ  American Impressions: Contemporary American Printmaking 2006  Curated by Dr. Marilyn Kushner, Dept. Chair Print & Drawings, Brooklyn Museum    March 20-April 21

 

2005            Robert Miller Gallery, Chelsea, NYC, Postcards From The Edge

 

2004            The Montclair Art Museum,  Evolving Identities: Figurative Works from the 18th Century to Now, March 20 – August 1

 

2004            The Creative Center, Chelsea, NYC,   Six Men Working: Metamorphosis, 

February 14 – March 30

 

2004            Ben Shahn Gallery, William Patterson Univ., Wayne NJ,  American Impressions: Contemporary American Printmaking   Feb. 2- March 5

 

2004            New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ,  International Juried Show  Jan. 27- March 18  Juror: Charlotta Kotik, Curator Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Museum

 

2003            Gallery 214 Artspace, Montclair,NJ  Montclair Fine Art National Juried Exhibition Received Best in Show Award,  November 14 – December 5

 

2003            CFB Space, Chelsea NYC  Freaks,  October 22

 

2003            The Westminster Gallery,  Bloomfield, NJ. 6th Annual Studio Montclair Exhibition, Juried by Joseph Jacobs, Newark Museums Curator

 

2003            The Midland Gallery, NJ,  Six Men Working Now  May2 – June 7

 

2003            Museum of Humour and Satire, Grobovo, Bulgaria 

   

 

2003            Selected by the “Internal Committee” to exhibit at the Florence Biennale 2003.      Florence, Italy  December 2003

 

2002            Johnson & Johnson Corporate Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ   The N.J. Artist Series  Swing Lens Canvas Prints/Curved Wood Panoramas   Solo Exhib. Dec. 16-Jan. 13

 

2002            R-Space Gallery, Montclair, NJ Six Men Working   June-July

 

2002            Montclair Art Museum, Face To Face (Installation of 27 Large Scale Mixed Media Portraits) February 23- April 28 Grand Re-Opening of the Museum.

 

2001            City Without Walls, NJ  Joined Together/ Pulled Apart   April 26-June

 

2001            City Without Walls, NJ  All Blues     March 8 – April 19

 

2000            NJ Center For Visual Arts, Summit, NJ The International Juried Show 2000          Dan Cameron, The New Museum of Contemporary Art  Jan. 30 March 27

2000            City Without Walls, NJ  The Color Line In the 21st Century  Jan. 20-March  3

 

2000            The Gallery at Newark Academy, Livingston, NJ  It’s About Time   Jan. 10-Feb. 4

 

1999            City Without Walls, Newark, NJ   Flip   July 22- Sept. 3

 

1999            The Islip Art Museum, Anthony Giordano Gallery, Oakdale, NY 

Selections: Collage   June 9-August 1

 

1999            The Wilson Gallery, 20th Annual;  Mountain Lakes, NJ    Featured Artist

 

1999            New Jersey Center For Visual Arts, Summit, NJ   Selected In The International Juried Show ’99;  Juried by Lisa Dennison, Chief Curator of The Guggenheim Museum, NYC    

 

1999            Kenny Schacter/Rove Gallery,  NYC  Postcards From The Edge  December 12

 

1998            The Gallery at Newark Academy, Elizabeth B. McGraw Arts Center,

                      Livingston, N.J.  Large Scale Collage  Solo Exhibition    November 2 - 30

 

1998            City Without Walls, Newark, N.J.  July 23 - September 4   Mixed Medea

 

1998            The Bergen Museum of Art and Science, Paramus N.J.  May 15 - June 21

                      Layered Visions   Solo Exhibition.   Catalog.

 

1998            Simon Gallery, Morristown, N.J. Two Person Exhibition.  April 17- May 16

 

1997            The Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, N.J. February 1- April 13

The Montclair Art Colony: Past & Present

 

1996            City Without Walls. Newark, N.J.  July 25-September 6   Humanimal

 

1996            Seton Hall University, Newark, N.J.  May 18-July 31   

                      Extenuating Circumstances,  Steven Sennott, City Without Walls

 

1995            The Gallery of South Orange, South Orange , N.J.  June 11-28

                      Two Person Exhibition.  Displacement  (Recent Collage)”

 

1995            The Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, N.J.  February 1-28  Four  Surrealists

 

1992            A.I.R. Gallery; NYC   Holiday Invitational   December 8 - January 2, 1993

 

1992            City Without Walls;  Newark N.J. 

Selected work in  The 17th Annual New Members Show   August 27 – October2.

 

1992            Montclair State College Art Gallery;   Montclair, N.J.

 

1991            First Night Montclair;  Hahns Dept. Store Window, Montclair, NJ

                      Window Installation for Montclair First Night  Dec. 1991

 

1991            O.I.A. Gallery;  148 Duane St., N.Y.C. 15th Anniversary Salon Show  Nov.

 

1990            S.H.L.R.C. Gallery; College at Morris, Randolph,  N.J.  April 5 - May 2.

                      Solo retrospective exhibition.

 

1989            AMB Gallery; Hoboken, N.J. Collage 1983-1989  Retrospective exhibition including thirty collages over a seven year period.  Nov. 13- Dec.r 23.

 

1989            AMB Gallery;  Hoboken, NJ.  Works on Paper July 7-August 3.

 

1989            Jefferson Trust Gallery; Hoboken, NJ  Hoboken Eyes  April 22-May 7.

 

1988            Lower West Side Visual Arts Center;  N.Y.C. January. Alumni exhibition.

 

1984             ABC No Rio Gallery; N.Y.C. Window Series,  Silver Prints  Jan. 2 - 28.

 

1983            MARI Gallery;  Mamaroneck, N.Y.  Collages  February 27 - April 3.

 

1982            Purchase North Gallery;  S.U.N.Y College at Purchase,  Purchase,  N.Y.

                      Exhibition of Silver prints.  December 4 -January 4.

 

PUBLIC ART / COMMISIONS

 

2011            Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc (Haute-Savoie), France   Exposition en Plein Air, Ponts et Passages  June 14-September 15    

 

2008            Luna Stage Theater Co., Montclair, NJ  Installation of 5 Silk Prints from The Collage Journal in conjunction with “Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue”

 

2002-03      Luna Stage Theater Company, Montclair, NJ   Collages used for playbills, announcement cards and Theater Windows

 

2001            The Montclair Economic Development Corp.  “Ground Zero” Collage used on card for benefit party.  Also piece was auctioned off for WTC Fund.

                     

2001            Collage realized as Symbolic Image for “Evening of Hope”. An evening of Readings and Performances in reaction to the attack on America .

 

2001            Township of Montclair, Five Collages selected & realized as street banners.

 

 

VIDEO / FILM

 

2008            HipHop Construction, Written & Directed by Charlee Swanson

Short Documentary/ Video selected in The NJ Film Festival, Asbury,NJ

 

 

 

COLLECTIONS

 

2007            David Carr, The New York Times

 

2006            VMS Media Company, NYC

 

2005            Johnson and Johnson, NJ,PA.

 

2005            Senior Care and Activities Center, Montclair, NJ

 

2004            Massachusetts Audubon, Wellfleet Mass. Wildlife Sanctuary

 

2003            Museum of Humour and Satire, Grobovo, Bulgaria

 

1999            The Montclair Art Museum, Darwin  1997

 

1998            The Bergen Museum, Birth and Passing II   1997

 

1995            Towers Perrin, Intl. Consulting Firm, 335 Madison Avenue   NYC

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

2017            Kolaj Magazine, November,  The Collage Journal

 

2008            Birch Brook Press, Where Things Are When You Lose Them,, Cover Art

 

2006            The Collage Journal, The First Year, 12 hardcover books, self published

 

2004            Photoshop User Magazine, July/Aug.  Featured Artist in Showcase

 

1984            Possum Press, New York University, N.Y.C.  Smiling at Possums;  Artist's  Monograph book of poetry. Hand Type-set & printed on Japanese paper. Ed. 50.

                     

LECTURES \ TELEVISION

 

10/22/17    Westfield Art Assoc. & Contemporary Art Group,  Lecture, The Collage Journal  

                     

11/6/15       Speaker & Presentor, Pages and Passages: 21rst Book Arts Symposium, Rutger Univ.

 

3/23/13       NJTV, PBS, State of The Arts,  Profile on Peter Jacobs: Collage Artist 

 

2/2007        The Lush Life, Montclair, NJ; Featured in 30 minute TV show profiling artists.

 

9/13/06 &

10/29/04    The Murray Hill Center Inc., NYC;  Forum for professional printmaking artists

 

3/10/02       Montclair Art Museum, Lecture on my Exhibition “Face To Face”.     

 

2/99             Flushing Council on the Arts, Flushing Queens;  Speaker at Symposium

 

11/98           The Newark Academy, Honorarium Lecture

 

4/95             Suburban Cablevision, TV3, Featured on “EXPOSURE”  Artist Profile Series. 

 

 

LECTURES \ TELEVISION cont.

 

2/8/94         Montclair Art Museum; Promoting Yourself As An Artist 

                      Speaker on Photography, Presentation & Art Resources for the Artist.

 

4/30/90       Honorarium Lecture;  Influence & Process

                      Visual Arts Department   College at Morris,  Randolph, N.J. .

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2015            NJ Monthly, Eric Levin "A Knife Way to Start the Day", May

 

2015            The Montclair Times, Gwen Orel, "Montclair Artist Peter Jacobs's Collage Journal Turns 10"

 

2013            Artslant New York, By The Numbers:  More or Less, Mary Gregory

 

2013            Artslant New York, Abstract Lives, Mary Gregory

 

2012            The Star Ledger, Peter Jacobs’ Collage Journal in Summit, Dan Bischoff

 

2011            Strathmore Fine Artist Papers  Winter/Spring Newsletter, Featured artist, Layered Visions

 

2010            The Montclair Times, Front Page Arts, “What is Portraiture”   Novemebr 18

 

2010            The Montclair Times, Front Page Arts , Summer Salon  June 17

 

2010            NJ Monthly, Lifestlye, Eric Levin “Cutting and Pasting the News”, April

 

2010            The Montclair Times, Spotlilght, Elizabeth Oguss, April 1

 

2006            The New York Times, Arts & Entertainment, pp. 12 Ben Genocchio “The Medium is the Medium”

 

2006            The Star Ledger, Front Page (Today) Dan Bischoff  The Art of War”

 

2005            The Montclair Times, Art s, Oct. 13  Cover Story,pp.3 & pp.4, Knifing the news,  Eric Levin

 

2003            The Montclair Times, Arts,  June 5  pp. 1, Reflecting the world we live in

                     

2002            The Star Ledger, Artnotes , Todays Spotlight, Dec 25 pp.71,  Camera Work,  Dan Bischoff

 

2002            The New York Times, Melding Tradition With Modernity”, William Zimmer  March 3  N.J. Section,  pp. 11

 

2002            The Montclair Times, “Artist Peter Jacobs’ Portraits Blend Painting, Sculpture & Photography                      Feb. 21  pp. B1                                      

 

2002            The Star Ledger, Montclair Art Museum Redoubles it’s Efforts, Dan Bischoff, Ticket, pp 25, March 3

 

2002            The Montclair Times, Peter Jacobs “Face To Face” Brings Eyes To Montclair, Elizabeth Ludas,  D1, Feb. 21

 

2002            The Montclair Times, Peter Jacobs Portraits  Blend Painting, Sculpture & Photography,  Arts & Entertainment, B11, Feb. 14

 

2001            The Montclair Times, Front Page Reproduction,”Evening of Hope”  pp8  Sept. 27

 

2001            Art Review: "Joined Together/Pulled Apart"  The Star Ledger  May 4  pp5

 

1999            Art Review: “Flip” Dan Bischoff   The Star Ledger Aug. 1 pp. 5

 

1999            Art Review: John Lee  The Suffulk County News June 24, pp. 14

 

1999            ART: Dan Bischoff   The Star Ledger   Aug. 1, pp. 5

 

1997            Art Review; Barry Schwabsky   The New York Times  Feb. 16, pp. 12

 

1997            Spotlight; Dan Bischoff   The Star Ledger   Feb. 16,  pp. 1               

 

1996            Art Review;  Vivien Raynor  New York Times  July 7, pp. 13

 

1995            The Town Crier. N.J.  pp. 3 (Reproduction)

 

1998            ART: “Real Exhibitions, Experienced Virtually;   Matt Muro  The New York Times

 

1998            ARTS:  Hot Tickets;  Dan Bischoff   The Star Ledger   June 19,  pp. 39 

 

1995            Out & About, The Bernarndsville Times, N.J. Front page (Reproduction)

 

1995            Art, by Eileen Watkins, The Star Ledger, N.J.

 

1993            Arts & Entertainment; The Montclair Times, May 20, pp. A8

 

1992            Arts Calendar; The Montclair Times,  May 14, pp. B5  (Reproduction)

 

1991            The Montclair Times;  December 12,  pp. A 3  (Reproduction)

 

1990            Arts Calendar;  The Montclair Times,  April 12,  pp. B5 (Reproduction)

 

1989            Exhibits, by Jane Greenstein, The Gold Coast, Hoboken, N.J.

                      December 21, pp. 9 & 53. (Reproductions)

 

1989            Hudson Life, by Jane Greenstein, The Jersey Journal, N.J.

                      December 15, pp. 31.  (Reproduction)

 

1989            Art, by Eileen Watkins, The Star Ledger, N.J.July 21, pp. 49.  (Reproduction)

 

1989            Exhibits, The Gold Coast. Hoboken, N.J.  April 27, pp. 21.  (Reproduction)

 

 

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

 

2003            Montclair Fine Art National Juried Exhibition Best in Show Award, Gallery 214 Artspace, Montclair,NJ 

 

1991            The New Jersey State Council on the Arts; Recipient of the top New Jersey State Council on the Arts Individual Fellowship Award.

 

 

Workshops/Residencies

 

2016            JoyArt, New Paltz, NY Artist Residency

 

2012            Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, The Art of Collage & The Daily Practice of Art

 

2009-2010  Montclair Art Museum, Promoting Yourself as an Artist

 

 

CURATORIAL

 

2003-2011  Curator & Exhibition Coordinator, Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ

 

2010            Juror & Curator, Studio Montclair , “What’s New?”  MPL, June