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LINDA JACOBSON 

Born in Los Angeles, CA

Lives & works in Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION

1973 - 75 Postgraduate studies with Lorser Feitelson, a pioneer abstractionist painter
1971 - 73    Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA  BFA Degree, Summa cum laude
1968 - 70    California State University, Northridge, CA  BA Degree
1966 - 67    Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2018       “Salon Exhibit” Curated by Michael Goodman MRG Gallery, Venice, CA
2016       “Luminous: Landscapes of the Mind” MRG Fine Art Gallery, Sherman Oaks, CA
2010       “Rhythms of Nature” Cal State University Channel Islands, Ventura, CA
               “Color Story” Studio MNX, San Pedro Art Walk, San Pedro, CA 
2006       “Light & Color”  Private Studio Exhibit, Venice, CA
2004       “Watercolors in Nature” Private Studio Exhibit, Venice, CA
2003      “Santorini” Private Studio Exhibit, Venice, CA
1994       Judith Samuel Fine Art, Venice CA
1993       Whittier College, Whittier CA 
1988       Rose Cafe, Venice, CA
1986       La Maison du Caviar, Beverly Hills, CA
1985       Gianni Versace, Beverly Hills, CA
1985       “Abstract Landscapes,” Rose Cafe, Venice, CA
1983       Orlando Gallery, Encino, CA
1983       Arizona Southwestern College, Yuma, AZ
1982       Murphy/Lancaster Associates, Los Angeles, CA
1979       Bolen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1977       Seventh Street Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022     “Winter – Fuyu” S.E.A. Contemporary Gallery + Gallery 612, Santa Monica CA 
2019      “Life Model, Charles White & his Students,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art, curated by Sarah Jesse & Paulina Alvarez Los Angeles

2019     “Joys of Sin”  Lisa Derrick Gallery, Chinatown, LA, CA
2017     “LA Meets Shanghai in Berlin” Galerie Rohling, Berlin Germany
             “A Woman’s Perspective: Empowering the Female Vision” MRG Fine Art, Sherman Oaks, CA
2016     “California Landscapes” West LA College, Culver City
             “Spectrum-Gestalt3” b/G Gallery, Bergamot Station
2015     “Gallery Exhibit” Molly Barnes Studio, Los Angeles, CA
             “12x12” b/G Gallery, Bergamot Station
2014     “Spectrum-Gestalt” b/G Gallery, Bergamot Station
             “Three Winged Chrysalis” b/G Gallery, Bergamot Station
2013     “Still Life”  b/G Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2012    “Paper” George Lawson Gallery, Culver City, CA
2011    “Pacific Standard Time Preview” Bleicher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
              Group Show, Bleicher Golightly, Santa Monica, CA
              “LAMAG Benefit” Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall
2010     “The Many Faces of Art” Art Auction, LA Contemporary Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2009      “Insight/Inside L.A.” Mt. St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles CA
               Karpeles Library and Museum, Santa Barbara, CA
2001-8    Caldera Gallery, Santorini, Greece 
2007        “Forces of Nature” SPARC Gallery, Venice CA
                “Pillow Talk” Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Bergamot Station, Los Angeles CA
                “California Coastline” Rose Café, Venice, CA
2002-6      Group Exhibits, SPARC, Venice, CA    
2004        California Heritage Museum, Santa Monica, CA
2002        “Myth & Matter” Gallery West, Los Angeles, CA
2002         Rose Café, Venice CA
1999         “Luminous Secrets,: Artforum Gallery, Encino, CA
1998        “Inner Works II,” Available Light Gallery
                “Landscapes of the Mind,” Mt. San Jacinto College
1997        “Inner Works,” Available Light, Burbank, CA
1996        Rose Cafe, Venice, CA
                Gallery Illuminati, Internet Gallery
                Art on Washington Gallery, Los Angeles    
               “Religions and Rituals,” South Bay Contemporary Mus. of Art, Torrance, CA
1995       Cal State University Los Angeles, Luckman Fine Art Gallery, Four Person Exhibition
                Rose Cafe, Venice, CA
                Sunquest Gallery, Big Sur, CA
              Gallery Illuminati, Internet Gallery  
1994      California State University Gallery, Northridge
1993      Nemiroff-Deutsch Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1992      “Life on Earth,” Mt. St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA
1990      “L.A. Open Festival” Los Angeles Central Library
1989      “Caracen Art Auction,” Fred Hoffman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
              “Art and Soul” Pence Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
              Valerie Miller Gallery, Palm Desert, CA
1988     “Venice Art Walk,” curated by Mary Jane Jacobs & Tressa Miller, Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA

1987     “Caracen Art Auction,” Turske-Whitney Gallery, L.A curators: Howard Fox, Mary Jane Jacobs
              Whitely Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1986      Theatre Gallery, Design Center of Los Angeles, CA
1985      “Drawings,” Gallery K,  Washington D.C.
              “The New Abstract,” curated by Bill Wheeler, Brand Art Library, Glendale, CA
1984      Metro Rail Transit Consultants, LAVA Sponsored, L.A., CA
              Simard Gallery, Los Angeles
            “Six from Downtown” Rose Cafe, Venice, CA
            "LACE Open Studio Tour,” Los Angeles, CA
            Studio 1617, Silverlake, CA
1983     “New Acquisitions,” University of Michigan, Dearborn 
             Orlando Gallery, Encino, CA
             Studio 1617, Silverlake, CA
            “LACE Open Studio Tour,” Los Angeles, CA
1982      “Interiors,” California State University, Los Angeles, CA
            “LAVA '82,” (Los Angeles Visual Arts)
            “Selected Works of Permanent Collection,” Palm Springs
            Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
            Orlando Gallery, Encino, CA
            Brand Art Library, Glendale, CA
            Zenith Gallery, Washington D.C.
1980     Lerner-Heller Gallery, New York, N.Y.
            “A Fine Line,” Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles
            Collectors Choice Gallery, Corona Del Mar, CA
            Venable Neslage Gallery, Washington D.C.
           “Los Angeles  Bi-Centennial Celebration,” California
            Museum of Science & Industry, Los Angeles
            Bradley Gallery, Montecito, CA
            Gallery du Theatre, Geneva, Switzerland
             Kathryn Markel, New York, NY
1979     Galerie Marquet, Paris, France
1977     Image and the Myth Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA

 

PERFORMANCE/INSTALLATIONS

1999      Performance & Exhibition for One World Millenium Symposium, Monterey, CA
1998      “The Elements,” Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery Barnsdall, Opening Ceremony to Exhibit

 

SELECTED PUBLIC/PRIVATE/CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

Luckman Fine Arts Complex, CSULA, Los Angeles
South Bay Museum of Art, CA
University of Michigan, Dearborn, MI
Palm Springs Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Queens Medical Center, Honolulu, HI
IBM Corporate Collection, Los Angeles, CA
MGM Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Computer Sciences, Newport Beach, CA
Bank of the Golden Pacific, Los Angeles, CA
Irell and Manella Permanent Collection, Century City, CA
Northrop Corporate Collection, Los Angeles, CA
The Faulkner Company, Los Angeles, CA
Westco Savings, Culver City, CA
Mr. & Mrs. Billy Crystal, Pacific Palisades, CA
Burt Lancaster Collection, CA 
Don Miguel Ruiz, CA
Mme. Moncade, Gallery du Theatre, Geneva, Switzerland

Included in numerous other private collections in Tokyo, Greece, Paris, London, Vienna, Switzerland and California

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2022         Conversations with Linda Jacobson, Interview, Voyage LA
Aug 2019   Alvarez, Paulina LACMA Unframed  “Life Model 101: Linda Jacobson” for
                  Life Model: Charles White and His Students LACMA Newsletter, Unframed  
2016            Frank, Peter, Art Critic & Curator, “Linda Jacobson: The Shaman’s Tree and the Landscape of 
Energy” for “Linda Jacobson: Luminous” Exhibition Catalog Essay
2009            Emens, T./Vandeburgt, M. “Art in Southern California: Insight/Inside LA” DVD Catalog 
2008          Eshleman, Clayton, Vermillion Scarves Resounding
2002            Cover Art, Whole Life Times, North Carolina 
2001          Entypon publishers, "Santorini Dreamscapes," Calendar 
2000          Zakian, Michael, Essay, Director of Weisman Museum, Pepperdine University, CA
June 1998   Woodward, Josef, “Landscape Visions,” Los Angeles Times 
Fall 1996     Jessup-Woodlin, Dr. P., Multi-Cultural Approaches to the Visual Arts, Kendall/Hunt 
                    Cover image, text 
Spring 1994 Williamson, Katya, Visions Magazine Review 
Oct 1993     Duryee, Maria, Whittier Daily News, Review 
1986            Rauschenbush, Marylou, "Women of Consequence" Photo essay, 
July 1983     Pincus, Robert, Los Angeles Times) Review 
July 1983    Eshleman, Clayton, "Court of the Wind's Eye," Artweek, Review
1979            Bolen Gallery, Exhibition Catalog, 
March 1979 Sanchez, Stephanie, Artweek, 
April 1977  Review, Pasadena Guardian, 
1977            Gordon, Phillip, "Jacobson's World," Los Angeles Free Press, 

 

PUBLICATIONS

2017    Jacobson, Linda "Art and Transformation: Unleashing Your Inner Artist" book in process
1991    Jacobson, Linda, "Drawing the Shadow," in Meeting the Shadow, ed. by Zweig & Abrams, pub. by Jeremy Tarcher 
1982     Jacobson, Linda "Jack Reilly," Arts Magazine, 
1980    Jacobson, Linda, "New Spatial Concepts, 1980," Catalog
1978    Jacobson, Linda "Leslie Labowitz-Starus,” High Performance 
1977    Jacobson, Linda, The Complete Book of Photographers,ed. by Partnow & Brown, pub. by Macmillan
1975     Jacobson, Linda, "Drawings of Harry Carmean,” Master Draughtsman Series, Borden Publishing Co.
1973-5  Jacobson, Linda, Los Angeles co-editor & staff writer for Artweek, articles on Hans Burkhardt, Lorser Feitelson, Simone Gad & others
1974     Jacobson, Linda, "Seventh Street Gallery," Pasadena Guardian

 

AWARDS & HONORS

1992    "Instructor of the Year," UCLA Extension, 
1990     Artist in Residency Fellowship, Dorland Artists' Colony, 

 

INTERVIEWS AND LECTURES

Interviews:
2008    KarmaAir.com 
1999     “Talk With Spirit,” Radio, 
1996    Century Cable, Videotape, 
1993     Ukrainian T.V., Videotape, 
1991    FNN Cable T.V., Videotape, 
1989    "Nite Side L.A.," Radio

Lectures: 
1998    Healing Arts Coalition, Torrance Memorial Hospital, 
1989    Artsreach Program, California Institute for Women, 
1990    Palisades Art Association, Los Angeles,
1988    Surface Design Conference, CSUN, Northridge, CA
1983    Arizona Southwestern College, Yuma 
1980    "A Fine Line" Loyola-Marymount University, 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1999 - 2022   Otis College of Art and Design
1987- 2010   UCLA Extension 
1990 - 2014   Venice Art Forum(www.veniceartforum.org)                           
1992 - 2022  “Art & Spirit” Artists Retreats & Seminars in Europe and the U.S.A.
2000            Creativity Seminar, University of British Columbia, Canada
1996 - 97       Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA
1982 - 84      Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

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