IVY JACOBSEN



BORN

California, 1974
Lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area

EDUCATION

2000 San Francisco State University, Bachelor of Arts, with Honors, Painting and Printmaking Concentrations
1996 Semester Abroad, Art History Concentration, Paris, France

SOLO/TWO ARTIST EXHIBITIONS, SELECTED

2017 "A Place to Dream", Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Seattle, WA
2016 "Sanctuary", One California Street, San Francisco, CA
2016 "Ethereal", Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Seattle, WA
2015 "Twinnings", 201 California Street, San Francisco, CA
2013 "Last Light", 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010 "Alchemy", HANG ART, San Francisco, CA
2009 "Victor Shiarizia and Ivy Jacobsen", RedSky Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2008 "Seeing Through", HANG ART, San Francisco, CA
2005 "New Work", Embarcadero Technologies, San Francisco, CA
2001 "Paintings and Works on Paper", The University Club, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS, SELECTED 

2018
"San Francisco + Budapest", MIXX Projects + Atelier, Telluride, CO
"48 Pillars", Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2017
"Retrospective 10", Inclusions Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Celebrate Art, 25th Annual Group Exhibition", Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Seattle WA
"Squared Alumni", Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Illuminate", Inclusions Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2016
"Celebrate Art, 24th Annual Group Exhibition", Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Seattle WA
"Affordable Art Series No.5", Luna Rienne Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Stormy Weather Art Festival Exhibition", Archimedes Gallery, Cannon Beach, OR
"Four-Squared", Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Elemental", Luna Rienne Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015
"Celebrate Art, 23rd Annual Group Exhibition", Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Seattle, WA
"Affordable Art Series No.4", Luna Rienne Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Print Show", Hunters Point Ship Yard, San Francisco, CA
"Affordable Art Series No.3", Luna Rienne Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2014
"Affordable Art Series No.2", Luna Rienne Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Celebrate Art, 22nd Annual Group Exhibition", Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Seattle, WA
"Artmageddon: A Group Holiday Show", Vertical Gallery, Chicago, IL
"Annual Art Trunk Show", Stephaine Breitbard Fine Arts, Mill Valley, CA
"Bloom", Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

2013
"Annual Group Show", Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Seattle, WA
"Summer Group Show", Gallery Bergelli, Larkspur, CA
"New Voices New Visions", Gallery Bergelli, Larkspur, CA

2012
"Los Angeles Art Show", Hang Art Gallery Booth, Los Angeles, CA

2011
"The Affordable Art Fair, Hang Art Booth, New York, NY
"Artspan Benefit Art Show & Auction", SOMArts Bay Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2010
"Four-Squared", Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Artspan Benefit Art Show & Auction", SOMArts Bay Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009
"End of Summer Group Show", Julie Baker Fine Art, Nevada City, CA
"Every 1", HANG ART, San Francisco, CA
"Inspired", Tinlark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Artspan Benefit Art Show & Auction", California Modern Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008
"3rd Annual Truck Show", Julie Baker Fine Art, Nevada City, CA
"Off the Point No.2", Hayes Valley Market, San Francisco, CA
"Hueliday", HANG ART, San Francisco, CA
"Small Wonders", Garson Baker Fine Art, New York, NY
"Then and Now", HANG ART, San Francisco, CA
"A Tree is Nice", Julie Baker Fine Art, Nevada City, CA

2007
"Selections", 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA, (Catalog) (Jurors: Gabe Scott, 111 Minna Gallery; Eleanor Harwood, Eleanor Harwood Gallery; Rene de Guzman, Oakland Museum)
"Off the Point", Hayes Valley Market, San Francisco, CA
"Treasures", HANG ART, San Francisco, CA
"Dwell on Design", Julie Baker Fine Art, San Francisco Exhibitions and Concorse Center, San Francisco, CA
"New York Affordable Art Fair", Julie Nester Gallery, New York, NY
"Hospitality House Auction", Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Arcadia 2007 Artists Celebrate Trees", California Modern Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Mythologies", HANG ART, San Francisco, CA

2006
"Rooted", HANG ART, San Francisco, CA
"The New Deco", Newmark Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005
"Better Living Through Chemistry", The Drug Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003
"Under the Nails", Ardency Gallery, Oakland, CA
"New Beginnings", Catherine Finn Gallery, Tiburon, CA

2000
"The Stillwell Show", San Francisco State University Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1999
"An Evening at the Dream Theatre" Monterey, CA
"Twenty Five and Under", ProArts Gallery, Oakland, CA

1997
"Seeing Through Our Eyes", Laney College Art Gallery, Oakland, CA

AWARDS

2015 Juror's Choice Award, Artspan Open Studios Exhibition, SOMArts Bay Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013 Best Emerging Artist Award, "New Voices New Visions", Gallery Bergelli, Larkspur, CA

2011 Juror's Choice Award, Artspan Benefit Art Show & Auction, SOMArts Bay Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2010 1st Place Award: Representational Category, ArtSpan Benefit Art Show & Auction, SOMArts Bay Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

2009 Juror's Choice Award, Artspan Benefit Art Show & Auction, California Modern Gallery, San Francisco, CA

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS & COMMISSIONS, SELECTED

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA
Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, NV
Swedish Hospital, Seattle, WA
Zuckerberg General Hospital, Acute Care Center, San Francisco, CA
Peabody Memphis Hotel, Memphis, TN, Commission
Four Seasons Hotel, Philadelphia, PA, Commissions
Emory Hotel and Conference Center, Atlanta, GA, Commissions
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, San Francisco, CA
Woodruff-Sawyer & Company, San Francisco, CA
Embarcadero Technologies, San Francisco, CA
Keller Medical Institute, Monterey, CA
Best, Best, Krieger, Walnut Creek, CA
Prospect Restaurant, San Francisco, CA
Accel Partners, Palo Alto, CA 
Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass, San Francisco, CA
Sepiatone, San Francisco, CA
Greylock, San Mateo, CA 
Jones Day, San Francisco, CA

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015
Alex Mac, "Some Artists That You Should Not Miss at Open Studios WKND 1", BrokeAssStuart.com, October 16th
"Painting Plants, Ivy Jacobsen", vsemart.com, August 8th

2014
Jason Jose, "Paintings by Ivy Jacobsen", www.faithistorment.com, November 28th
Rivka Stein, "Magical Realism Paintings by Ivy Jacobsen", YouArts.Quora.com, September 21st
E. Ashley Rooney with Margery Goldberg, "Green Art: Trees, Leaves and Roots", Schiffer Publishing

2013
Stephanie Wright Hession, "Last Light and Life Forms", BayAreaArts.blogspot.com, August 2nd
Michael Singman-Aste, "Lights Out", SF Weekly, July 24th, Page 20
"New Voices New Visions" Exhibition Catalog, Gallery Bergelli, May

2012
Thomas Kuoh, "A Portrait of an Artist: Ivy Jacobsen", kuoh.wordpress.com, September 6th

2011
Stephen Smoliar, "Symphony Parnassus Begins It's 2011-2012 Season", SF Examiner, November 28th
Symphony Parnassus 2011-2012 Season Catalog, Cover, November 27th
This-IsArt.blogspot.com, Artist Featured, September 23rd

2009
PaintBlog.com, Artist Featured, October 20th
Havemuse.com, Artist Featured, September 8th
Michael Yochum, Art Review, Sfartnews.wordpress.com, May 24th
Havemuse.com, Artist Featured, January 20th

2008
Artist Featured, PenguinandFish.com, November 5th
"San Francisco Open Studios Part 2", Artist Featured, Blog.Squarelight.com, November 2nd
"The View From the Bay", ABC Television Production, October 26th-31st
Ken Garcia, "Studios Happy to be Open", SFExaminer.com, Oct. 24th
Artist Featured, HaveMuse.com, October 23rd
Artist Featured, HaveMuse.com, May 27th
"Spring Open Studios", Enews.org, Art Review, May 4th
Alan Bamberger, "Seeing Through", ArtBusiness.com, April 4th
Emma Krasov, Artandentertainme.blogspot.com, January 7th

2007
"Selections 2007" Exhibition Catalog, Artspan, San Francisco, CA
Kristin Farr, "Off the Point", KQED, December 18th
Alan Bamberger, "Off the Point", ArtBusiness.com, December 12th
"Guest Blog", Julie Baker, DesignSpongeOnline.com, December 6th
Alan Bamberger, "Artspan at 111 Minna Gallery, Selections 2007", ArtBusiness.com, December 6th
Alan Bamberger, "Ivy Jacobsen and Hilary Williams" at Secessions Art and Design, ArtBusiness.com, November 16th
Enews.org, "Fall Open Studios", November 6th
Recommendation by RogueDesigns, ThisNext.com, February 16th

2006
Mission Arts Monthly, MissionArts.org, Artist Interview, June issue
Tracy Bautista, "Creativity Unleashed: Artful Connections", Somerset Studio Magazine, September/October issue
Kathryn Ward, "Artspan's Open Studios", ArtBusiness.com, October 15th
"Top Ten", ApartmentTherapy.com, August 17th
S.R. Von Eller, "Using Art to Express the Mystical", MinervaGirl.net
"The New Deco: AnnaMir, Ivy Jacobsen and Paula Evers", AbsoluteArts.com, July 5th

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2008 Painting demonstrations, The Legion of Honor Museum, San Francisco, CA (August and September)