Patrick Jacobs


Lives and works in New York



1999 MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1994–97 University of Klagenfurt, Austria

1994/92 BFA/BA, University of West Florida




2019 Patrick Jacobs. Nocturnes. THE POOL NYC, Milano, Italy 

2019 Patrick Jacobs: Nocturnes, Kansas City Art Institute, Crossroads Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2015 Come closer to Me, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY

2012 Interiors: From Within Outward, THE POOL NYC, VOLTA NY, New York, NY

2011 Familiar Terrain, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010 Dioramas, Patrick Jacobs, THE POOL NYC, London, UK

2005 Patrick Jacobs, Fundacion La Caixa (9th Cycle of Interventions at the Vestibule; Transport to Summer). Curated by Chris Gilbert & Cira Pascual Marquina

2003 Celebrity Appearance/Cancelled Show, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY

2001 Patrick Jacobs, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY




2019 A Walk in the Woods, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR

2019 AR Mind’s Eye, Pierogi, New York, NY

2019 Hey Look Us Over! Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL

2019 Notturno Piú, THE POOL NYC, Venice, Italy

2019 Aera Synthetica, Surveying New Nature – A Markus Haala Project, University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA

2019 Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

2018 The Neo-Victorians, Hudson River Museum of Art, Yonkers, NY (upcoming)

2018 Natural Wonders, Brandywine Museum of Art (upcoming)

2017 Costante Colore, THE POOL NYC, Palazzo Fagnani, Milano

2017 Diorama. Inventing Illusion, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany

2017 Real Estate: Dwelling in Contemporary Art, The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, PA

2017 Double Down, Pierogi, New York, NY

2017 VITEL TONNÉ, THE POOL NYC, Venice, Italy

2017 Dioramas, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

2017 Naturalia, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY

2016 Escape Routes, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI,

2016 Lands of Enchantment, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT

2016 Lit, Cornell Art Museum at Old School Square, Delray Beach, FL

2016 Another Better World!, The Bascom: A Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands, NC

2016 CAPP at Ten, Adele H. Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland

2015 Smoke and Mirrors: Sculpture and the Imaginary, MOCA, Jacksonville, FL

2015 Sizing it Up: Scale in Nature and Art, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

2015 Palazzo con Vista, Palazzo Ceasari Marchesi, THE POOL NYC, Venice, Italy

2015 Patrick Jacobs, Alle 5 Vie. Salone Del Mobile, THE POOL NYC, Milan, Italy

2015 Anti-Grand: Contemporary Perspectives on Landscape, Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA

2015 “Not Really”: Fictive Narratives in Contemporary Art, Castle Gallery, The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY

2014 Pierogi XX: Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY Made, Monserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

2014 NY-BO, THE POOL NYC, Bologna

2013 WIDE SHOT, THE POOL NYC, Biennale di Venezia, Venezia

2013 Journey Forth: Contemporary Landscape Between Technology and Tradition, Wendi Norris Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013 On Time/Grand Central at 100, MTA Arts for Transit Gallery,New York, NY

2012 Otherworldly, Des Mondes Irreels, Musée des Beaux-Arts Eugène Leroy, Tourcoing, France

2012 American Dreamers: Facing or Escaping Reality in Contemporary Art, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy

2011 Obsessions, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY Seven, Pierogi Gallery, Miami, FL

2011 Otherworldly: Optical Delusions & Small Realities, MAD Museum of Arts and Design, NY, NY.

2011 Subjective/Objective, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

2011 Contemporary Art Purchasing Program: Selections 2010-2011, Student Union Stamp Gallery at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

2010 Instructions Not Included, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010 There’s No Place Like Here, The College at Brockport, SUNY, Brockport, NY

2010 Other People’s Fiction, Kenise Barnes Gallery, Larchmont, NY

2010 The World We Live In, the Worlds We Create, Like the Spice Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2009 Powers of Ten: The Relative Size of Things in the Universe, Fulton- Montgomery Community College, Johnstown, NY

2009 Cream No Sugar, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY

2009 Obsessions, curated by John Zorn, MEM Gallery, Osaka, Japan

2008 Pierogi et al, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006 I ? the Burbs, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY

2003 Not to Scale, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Program, curated by Euridice Arratia, Long Island City, NY

2003 Superstructures: Architecture in the Artists’ Imagination, Artspace, New Haven, CT

2003 Pierogi Presents, curated by Joe Amrhein, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA

2003 Exotic Representation, Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, NY, NY

2002 Viewfinder, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK

2002 Boomerang, Collector’s Choice, Exit Art, New York, NY

2000-01 Tipping Point, White Columns, New York, NY

ArtForum Berlin, (Pierogi), Berlin, Germany

Verging on Real, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY

Minimal Provocation: The Art and Influence of Robert Blanchon, The Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago, IL

Foreign Body, White Columns, New York, NY

Paper Veins Biennial, Here Art, New York, NY

Wunderkammer: Wonderworks, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Artist in the Maketplace, Twentieth Annual Exhibtion, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY




2013 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2010 Vermont Studio Center Artist Grant Award

2010 Giovani Collezionisti 2nd Place: Roma, The Road to Contemporary Art THE POOL NYC

2003 New York Foundation for the Arts Artists’ Fellowship

2001 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant




2018-2019 Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO 2016 MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH 

2011 Bad Wiessee, Munich, Germany

2010 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson , VT 2001 AIM (Artist in the Marketplace), Bronx, NY




Public Projects:

2017 Netherlands Cancer Institute, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, The Netherlands

2016 Mural Installation with Field with Dandelions, Chancellor Street & 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA




Rema Hort Mann Foundation

West Collection

Museum of Art and Design, New York

University of Maryland, Adele H. Stamp Student Union

Pérez Art Museum, Miami

Portland Museum of Art

Colección SOLO, Madrid

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Arkansas