Ferne Jacobs   


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Ferne Jacobs, Medusa's Collar


Ferne Jacobs
Medusa's Collar

Nancy Margolis Gallery
Ferne Jacobs, Flight


Ferne Jacobs

Nancy Margolis Gallery
Ferne Jacobs, Carousel


Ferne Jacobs

Nancy Margolis Gallery
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Ferne Jacobs, Streak


Ferne Jacobs
woven, knotted fiber


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Ferne Jacobs, Shin


Ferne Jacobs
Shin, 1996
coiled waxed linen thread


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1960 - 1963   Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, CA
1964 - 1965   Pratt Institute, New York, NY
1965   California State University at San Diego, Weaving, Arlene Fisch
1966 - 1967   California State University and Long Beach, Weaving, Mary Jane Leland
1967 - 1968   Dominic DiMare, private lessons in weaving, San Francisco, CA
1970   U.C.L.A. "Off-loom Techniques in Fiber" Neda Ali-Hilali (Summer)
1967 - 1971   Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Scholarship Student, Assistant in Weaving
1976   M.F.A. Claremont Graduate Univeristy, Claremont, CD
1990 - 1991   National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1991   Artist in Residency at La Napoule Art Foundation, La Napoule, France
1995   Named a Fellow of the College of Fellows, American Craft Council
2005 - 2006   Awards for Visual Artists, Flintridge Foundation, Pasadena, CA
2006   Flintridge Foundation Award for Visual Artists
2012   Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2011   “All Things Considered IV,” Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
2011   “Golden State of Craft: California: 1960-1985,” Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2008   Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2005   “Intertwined,” Contemporary Baskets from the Sara and David Lieberman Collection, ASU Art Museum, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ (Travelled to James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA, 2008, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA, 2009, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM, 2009, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY, 2010)
2005   “High Fiber,” Smithsonian American Art Museum, Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC
2005   “Transitions/Translations: Innovations in Basketry,” Gallery One, Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI
2004   “Contemporary Fibers,” Wignall Museum/Gallery, Chaffey College, Alta Loma, CA
2004   “Celebrations,” Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY
2004   “Fiber Biennial 2004,” Snyderman-Works Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
2003   “California Looms: Woven & Constructed,” Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2003   “Transcending Process: Contemporary Fiber,” Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT
2003   “Generations/Transformations: American Fiber Art,” American Textile History Museum, Lowell, MA
2003   Grand Opening Exhibition, Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
2002   “Los Angeles Artists/Los Angeles Collectors: Contemporary Baskets,” Los Angeles International Airport, CA
2002   “Coming of Age,” Mint Museum of Art/Craft and Design, Charlottle, NC
2002   “Escape from the vault: The Contemporary Museum’s Collection Breaks Out,” The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
2002   “Exhibition of the Permanent Collection,” Smithsonian American Art Museum, Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC
2002   “Fiber Arts Today,” Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2002   “Threads on the Edge,” a selection of works from the Daphne Farago Collection, Boston Museum of Fine Arts
2002   “Survey Fiber 2002,” Snyderman-Works Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
2000   “Surface-Strength-Structure: Pertaining to Line,” Snyderman-Works Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
2000   “Miniatures: 2000,” Helen Drutt, Philadelphia, PA
2000   “The Nature of Fiber,” Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, NY
1999   The Art of Fiber, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, NY
1999   One Person Exhibition, Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, Detroit, MI (solo)
1998   Selections 1995-1998, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1997   Vessels, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
1997   Contemporary Art Basket, Ohio Crafts Museum, Columbus, OH
1996   Life Work -Individual Expression in Fiber, El Camino College Art Gallery, Torrance, CA
1996   Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ (solo)
1995   Uncommon Threads, Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, Detroit, MI (solo)
1995   Exploring Along the Outer Edges, Sculptural Basketry, Craft Alliance Gallery, St. Louis, MO
1995   Fiber: Five Decades, from the permanent Collection, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
1995   Dennos Museum Center, Northwestern Michigan College
1995   Arduous Happiness, Santa Monica College Art Gallery, S.M., CA
1995   Sculptural Baskets, Joanne Rapp Gallery, AZ
1994   Ferne Jacobs, Recent Work, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1993   Linen, Fashion Institute of Technology, NY
1993   Baskets, Mobilia, Cambridge, MA
1992   Pro-Art Fiber Group Exhibition, St. Louis, MO
1992   Fiber Art - New Directions for the Nineties, Manchester Institute of Arts and Sciences, NH Sensibilities: Substance and Surface, Biada Art Gallery, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA
1992   Four Artists Reflect 1971-1991, The Society for Contemporary Crafts, Pittsburgh, PA
1992   Craft Today USA, organized by the American Craft Museum, NY (touring Western and Eastern Europe and Russia through 1991)
1992   One Person Exhibition, Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, Detroit, MI (solo)
1991   Recent Fiber Sculpture, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1989   Viewpoints, Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, Detroit, MI (solo)
1983   Miller/Brown Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
1983   One Artist, Exhibition, Mandell Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1980   Ferne Jacobs, Fiber work and Drawings, A Retrospective, Rex W. Wigmall Museum Gallery, Chaffey Community College, Alta Loma, CA (solo)
1977   Hadler/Rodriguez Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
1972   Galleria del Sol, Santa Barbara, CA (solo)
  Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
  Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.
  Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY
  The Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, NC
  Museum of Arts And Design, New York, NY
  Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hi
  Detroit Institute of the Arts, MI
  Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA
  Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
  Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
  Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh, Scotland