John Jacobsmeyer “The Alligator Pit Recoded”

New York Academy of Art

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Longtime Academy faculty member John Jacobsmeyer, director of the Printmaking Program, will have a solo exhibition of new paintings and prints at the Academy. “The Alligator Pit Recoded” features paintings and prints created during Jacobsmeyer’s sabbatical year. Jacobsmeyer has been an active contributor to the discourse in conceptual figuration in the New York area for the past 20 years. He operates the JJHS Press where his wordless book “More Than Human” was published in 2010 and the portfolio “Safety First” was published for the Shanghai Metro in 2013. Jacobsmeyer earned his BFA from the University of New Hampshire and an MFA in painting and printmaking from Yale University. He received artist residencies at the Ragdale Foundation, MacDowell Colony, Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program, Anchor Graphics, Cill Rialig Ireland, Shanghai University and Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul. Awards include two fellowships from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, the Basil Alkazzi Award, a Fulbright Fellowship to Italy, a Pollack-Krasner Grant and a New York Foundation for the Arts Artist Fellowship. His work is housed in the permanent collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, New Mexico, the Springfield Museum of Art, Ohio, the States of New Hampshire and South Carolina,the Cities of Seattle and Shanghai as well as numerous colleges, universities and private collections. His work is available at Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen.



from February 27, 2020 to March 22, 2020

Opening Reception on 2020-02-27 from 18:00 to 20:00

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