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Marc Peter Jacobson, American art educator. Recipient Teaching Excellence award Herron School Art, 1997; Individual Artist grantee Indiana Arts Commission, 1995; Arts Council Indianapolis creative renewal fellow, 2001; Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship, 2004. Active Foundation in Art, Theory and Education, since 1996. Member College Art Association.


Jacobson, Marc Peter was born on August 21, 1954 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Son of James August and Marilyn Joan (LaBrec) Jacobson.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1976;Master of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1985.


Instructor Milwaukee Institute Art and Design, 1985-1990, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1985-1989. Assistant professor fine arts Herron School Art, Indianapolis, 1993-1998. Associate professor fine arts Herron School of Art, since 1998.

Visiting assistant professor foundation studies Herron School Art., Indianapolis, 1990-1993. Co-juror regional competition Midwest Museum American Art, Elkhart, Indiana, 1999. Presenter lectures in field.


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  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, 1993, Quincy (Illinois) Art Center, 1996, Ruschman Gallery, Indianapolis, 2000, 2005, Columbia (Missouri) College, 2001, Indianapolis Museum Art, 2001, Allen Sheppard Gallery, New York City, 2005. Exhibited in group shows at Valdosta State University, 1997 (honorable mention), Florida State University, 1997, University Bridgeport, 1998 (honorable mention), Embassy of France, Washington, 1998, Sioux City Art Center, Iowa, 1999 (honorable mention), John A. Cade Center Fine Art, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Maryland, 2000, Allentown (Pennsylvania) Art Museum, 2000, Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee, 2002, Allen Sheppard Gallery, New York City, 2002, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, 2003, University Texas, Tyler, 2004, School Fine Arts Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, 2004, Moss Thorns Gallery of Art, Hays (Kansas) State University, 2004, Great Plains National, Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas, 2004, Museum Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 2006, Arts Center Galleries, Niceville, Florida, 2006, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, 2006. Group show includes University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 2006.

      Work represented in Painting as a Language, 2000. Visiting artist, Hunan Normal University, Changsha, China, 2003, University Evansville, Indiana, 2004, Taylor University, Upland, Indiana, 2007.


Active Foundation in Art, Theory and Education, since 1996. Member College Art Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, saxophone, classical and jazz music.


Married Nicala Marie Aiello, May 16, 1996 (divorced September 1999).

James August Jacobson

Marilyn Joan (LaBrec) Jacobson

Nicala Marie Aiello