RESUME

Miriam Jacobs

@miriamjacobs920

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Selected Juried Exhibits/Juried Fine Art and Craft Shows

Womyn's Werq, Juried Group Show, StudioMontclair, Montclair, NJ, March-April 2021

Peters Valley Virtual Faculty Exhibit, Peters Valley School of Craft, Layton, NJ, June-October 2020

Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, Hampton Convention Center, Hampton, VA, Feb-March 2020

“Good Works”, Juried Fine Art Show, StudioMontclair, Montclair, NJ, Jan.-Feb. 2019

Peters Valley Craft Fair, Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, NJ, Sept. 2019

Kuhl Designs and Friends, Clifton, NJ, Dec. 2019

Hampton House Pop-Up, Montclair, NJ, Winter Holidays, 2016/2017/2018

Two Ceramic Sculptures, “Art-To-Go”, StudioMontclair, Montclair, NJ, Dec. 2018

Inner Canvas”, Group Art Show, Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ, Oct.-Nov. 2017

“Celebrate!”, Group Art Show, Curator: Mary Z. Scotti, Montclair Public Library and Studio Montclair Art Gallery, Montclair, NJ, Nov.-Dec. 2017                

Carter Burden Gallery, Fine Art & Craft Show, New York, NY, Dec. 2017

Woodstock Jewish Congregation, Fine Art & Craft Show, Woodstock, NY, Dec. 2017

“Arts and Healing”, Group Show,, Montclair Public Library, Montclair, NJ, April 2017

Carter Burden Gallery, Art Cards and Holiday Bazaar, New York City, December 2016

Lincoln Center Fine Art and Craft Show, American Concern for Artistry and Craftsmanship, Lincoln Center Plaza, New York City, NY, Oct. 2016

Art Walk, Makeready Press Gallery, Montclair, NJ, October 2016

Holiday Bazaar, River Valley Waldorf School, Upper Eddy, PA, November 2016

Artisan Pop Up Markets, Montclair, NJ, August, Sept.-Oct. 2016

SpeakEasy Art Gallery, Boonton, NJ, Summer and Fall Art Collective, Summer-Fall 2010

“Color Conversations”, Solo Show, Convent of the Sacred Heart, Greenwich, CT, Dec. 2009

StudioMontclair Annual Members Show, Montclair Public Library, June 2009

“From the Inside Out”, Students of Marion Held, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ, Jan. 2009

Art in the Park, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ, May 2008

Clay Sculpture Group Show, Curator Marion Held, World Pottery, Montclair, NJ, June 2008

Euro Glass and Art Gallery, Montclair, NJ, July 2008-March 2009

Haba Café, New York, New York, Sept. 2007-Feb. 2009
 “What's New”, Group Show, Studio Montclair, Montclair Public Library, June 2007
“A New Season”, Group Show, Nandi Gallery, Montclair, NJ, Sept.-Oct. 2006
Fern Bass Art Studio, Group Show, ,Montclair, NJ, March 2006
Dutot Museum, Group Show, , Delaware Water Gap, PA, October 2004
“MythBreaker I’", Solo Show, Antea Gallery, Curator Joanna Ryam, Tel Aviv, Israel, June 1986

Film Animation Group Show, Curator and Exhibitor, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY, May 1978
Two-Person Show, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY, May 1978
Neuberger Museum, Group Show, , Purchase, NY, May 1978
Purchase Gallery,, Group Show, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY, Fall 1977

Women's Art Exhibit, Curator and Exhibitor, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY, Spring 1975 and Spring 1977

 

Collections and Sales

Private collections in the United States, England, Israel, India, Germany and Australia

 

Publications, Lectures, Panel Discussions and Demonstrations, Featured Artist, Mentorships

Virtual Presentation, Gather at the Well, Curated by Barbara Kavadias and Hanoch Yefet, Morristown, NJ, July 17, 2020

Virtual Presentation, Making Matters, Fresh Perspectives in Fine Craft, Peters Valley School of Craft, June 2020, https://youtu.be/Jg7ZQsTFQ7o

Artist Lecture, Dynamic Disperse Dye, with Lisa Reber White, Pike County Public Library, Milford, PA, June 2019

Demonstrator of Disperse Dye, Peters Valley Craft Fair, Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, NJ, Sept. 2019

Demonstrator of Disperse Dye,  "Art-To-Go”, StudioMontclair, Montclair, NJ, Dec. 2018

Mentor, "String Theory", Studio Montclair Incubator Exhibit of Three Artists, Academy Square, Montclair, NJ, Oct.-Nov. 2018

Dharma Trading Website, Featured Artist, January 2017 till present

Invited Panelist, Celebrate!, Juried Group Art Show, Curator: Mary Z. Scotti, Gallery 73 See, Montclair Public Library, Montclair, NJ, Nov. 2017

Lesson Plan for Disperse Dye Prints on Fabric as Part of Quilt to Cover NASA’s Saturn V Moon Rocket, published by the Fiber Collective, June 2014

1000 Artisan Textiles, Creative Fiber Works in Detail, Sandra Salamony and Gina Brown, editors, Rockport Publishers/Quarry Books, May 2010 (two                pieces included in book)

Book signing for above-named book, demonstration and talk, Watchung Booksellers, May 2010, Montclair, NJ

Artist’s Residencies, Selected Teaching Assignments

Disperse Dye Workshop, The Quilt and Sewing Fest of New Jersey, New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center; Edison, NJ, November 2020

Surface Design Marathons, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair NJ, 2010-Present

Disperse Dye, Artist Residency, Sacred Heart Greenwich, Greenwich, CT, Nov. 2009 and Feb. 2019

Alternative Marbling, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ, Feb. 2018/Feb., April, July, Oct. 2019

Disperse Dye, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences, Loveladies, NJ, June 2019

How To Make Disperse Dyes and Fabric Crayons, Professional Development Workshop, Sacred Heart Greenwich, Greenwich, CT, May 2019 

Shibori with Indigo Dye, Professional Development Workshop, Sacred Heart Greenwich, Greenwich, CT, May 2019

Alternative Marbling, Montclair Adult School, Montclair, NJ, April 2018

Five-day Shibori Indigo Workshop, Camp Common Ground, Starksboro, VT, July 2018/ Aug. 2019

Dyeing Impossible Fabric with Disperse Dyes, Two-Day Workshop, Taught with Master Dyer Lisa White Reber, Red Hill, PA, Aug. 2018

Five-day Workshop, Shibori with Indigo Dye, Common Ground Center, Starksboro, VT, July 2018 and Aug. 2019

Shibori with Indigo, Private home, Montclair, NJ, Sept. 2018

Carve Your Own Stamp: Embellish a Box, Swoon, Montclair, NJ, Sept. 2018

Shibori with Indigo Dye, Bristol Village Cohousing, Bristol, VT, Nov. 2018

Marbleized Gift Tag Workshop, Swoon, Montclair, NJ, Nov. 2018

Disperse Dye, Swoon, Montclair, NJ, July 2018 and June 2019

Shibori with Indigo, Swoon, Montclair, NJ, May 20, 2018

Alternative Marbling, Montclair Adult School, Montclair, NJ, April 2018

Teapots at The Tea Store, Limited Edition Giclee Prints, Montclair, NJ, Oct. 2018-Oct. 2019

Sublimation Transfer Disperse Dye, Newark Art Museum, Montclair Art Museum and in home studio, Summer 2009 till present

How to Carve Your Own Stamp, Rock, Paper, Scissors, Glen Ridge, NJ, Summer and fall 2010

Artist’s Residency, The Convent of the Sacred Heart, Greenwich, CT, Sublimation Transfer Disperse Dye, November 2009

Art Teacher, Deron School (private high school for students with disabilities), Montclair, NJ, Oct. 2013-June 2014

Art Teacher, 18th Avenue School/Cleveland Avenue School (18th Avenue closed after my first year there), Newark, NJ, Sept. 2011-June 2013

 

Grants/Special Notice

Ambassador to Spoonflower, As Ambassador, I can offer special discount to my surface design students, Nov. 2020

3-D Pens, (ghost writer), Montclair Fund for Excellence in Education, Montclair, NJ, Feb. 2020

Grant Recipient, Donors Choose, Papier mache masks for 500 students for multimedia project in honor of Black History Month, Dec. 2011
Grant Participant, NAIL Project (Newark Art Integrated into Literacy Project), Received training to raise capacity of 2nd and 3rd grade classroom/art               teachers to collaborate on literacy/art curriculum, Oct. 2012

Select Student Art Exhibits
The Dream Rocket Project, Fiber Collaborative, Submitted student art work inspired by Thomas Edison and other inventors, Student work formed               part of a huge quilt that was wrapped around the actual NASA Saturn V Moon Rocket, Thomas Edison National Historic Park, West Orange, NJ             and U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Huntsville, AL, June 2014-June 2015

Presby Memorial Iris Gardens, Deron High School student work inspired by author and illustrator Eric Carle, Upper Montclair, NJ, May 2014

National Youth Art Month, Curated exhibit of Deron High School student art work as well as work from the woodshop, jewelry and sewing classes,               Introduced speaker for exhibit opening, Montclair Public Library, Montclair, NJ, March 2014

Education

Masters of Special Education, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, 2010 

Masters, Teaching Art, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, 1981

Bachelors of Fine Art, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, New York, 1978

Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, 1973-1975

Hebrew University, Young Judaea Year-in-Israel Course, Jerusalem, Israel, 1973-1973

Certifications

Standard Certificate, Teacher of Art, K-12

Standard Certificate, Elementary School Teacher, Grades -5

Standard Certificate, Teacher of Students with Disabilities

Certificate of Eligibility, Pre-K-3

 

Professional Memberships

Studio Montclair, 2000-present

Surface Design Association, 2014-present

American Concern for Artistry and Craftsmanship, Invited Artist

NAEA, National Art Education Association, 2012-present

AENJ, Art Educators of New Jersey, 2012-2015

Selected entries relating to my art and teaching experiences.