John Jacobsmeyer

Director of Printmaking



Jacobsmeyer earned his BFA from the University of New Hampshire and an MFA in painting and printmaking from Yale University. He additionally studied at the Tamarind Institute and the School of the Nude, Florence, Italy. He has taught at the University of New Hampshire, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Brandeis University, College of Charleston, Savannah College of Art and Design, Rhode Island School of Design, Montserrat College of Art and Hofstra University. He received artist residencies at the Ragdale Foundation, MacDowell Colony and Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program. Awards include two fellowships from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, the 1994 Basil Alkazzi Award, a Fulbright Fellowship to Italy, a Pollack-Krasner Grant and a New York Foundation for the Arts Artist Fellowship. He has had recent solo exhibitions in New York and Washington, DC. Currently, his work is available through DFN Gallery, New York City; Jack the Pelican Presents, Brooklyn; and McGowan Fine Art, Concord, New Hampshire. His work is housed in the permanent collections of the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, New Mexico, the Springfield Museum of Art, Ohio, the States of New Hampshire and South Carolina, and the City of Seattle. Jacobsmeyer is a member of the New York Foundation for the Arts Artist Advisory Council.

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