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artist , educator

Michael Louis Jacques, American artist, educator. Recipient American Book award nomination for book illustration/original art, 1982. Member Academy Artists Association (council 1972-1976), Boston Printmakers Association, Copley Society (Copley Master 1981), Los Angeles Printmakers Society, Audubon Artists Association, Boston Visual Artists Union.

Background

Jacques, Michael Louis was born on April 12, 1945 in Barre, Vermont, United States. Son of Louis and Verna Netti (Fleck) Jacques.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Boston University, 1967. Master of Fine Arts, University Hartford, 1971.

Career

Teaching fellow, U. Hartford (Connecticut), 1967-1969;art instructor, Montserrat School Visual Art, Beverly, Massachusetts, 1971-1988;professor art, Emmanuel College, Massachusetts, 1971-1987;professor art, Saddleback College, California, 1989-1993;professor art, The Art Institute of Chicago Southern California, since 1993;professor art, Miracosta College, Oceanside, California, since 1994. Illustrator United States Army, Alexandria, Virginia, 1969-1971. Artist-in-residence Abt Associations, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1980-1981, Virginia Museum, Richmond, 1981-1982.

Co-director Laguna Fine Art Group, Fashion Island, Newport Beach, California, 1990-1992. Director Michael Jacques Fine Art, Laguna Beach, since 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-man exhibitions include Athenaeum Museum, Alexandria, Virginia, Framemakers Gallery, Massachusetts, Ghent Galleries, Norwalk, Virginia, Jacques Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, Mills Gallery, Boston, Springfield (Massachusetts) Museum Fine Arts, University Massachusetts, Worcester, numerous others. More than 125 national exhibitions including American Academy Institute Arts and Letters, Hudson Valley Art Association, Museum American Art. Represented in permanent collections at Amherst (Massachusetts) College, Arkansas Art Center, Bridgewater (Massachusetts) State College, Brockton (Massachusetts) Art Museum, Brown University, Rhode Island, Chesterfield Land and Timber Corporation, Massachusetts, Chrysler Museum, Virginia, Computer Sciences Corporation, Virginia, DeCordova Museum, Massachusetts, DelLand Marketing Corporation, Virginia, Duxbury Art Complex, Massachusetts, First National Bank of Boston, Greensborough Agriculture and Technology College, North Carolina, Harbor Capital Management, Massachusetts, Holy Cross College, Massachusetts, House of Representatives, Washington, National Collection Fine Arts, Smithsonian, National Collection, Peking, China, Philadelphia Museum Art, Phillip Morris Collection, Springfield Museum Fine Arts, Tufts University, Massachusetts, University Massachusetts Medical Center, Vermont State Courthouse, Virginia Museum Fine Arts, Wm.

      Nelson Rockhill Museum, Missouri, Worcester (Massachusetts) Art Museum, others. Author, illustrator: Images of Age, 1980 (Desi award graphic design 1981, Desi award book cover 1981, Distinctive Merit award book design Art Directors Club Boston 1981, Merit award book jacket design Art Directors Club Boston 1981).

Membership

Member Academy Artists Association (council 1972-1976), Boston Printmakers Association, Copley Society (Copley Master 1981), Los Angeles Printmakers Society, Audubon Artists Association, Boston Visual Artists Union.

Connections

Married Rose Yesu, August 1967 (divorced January 1981). Married Karen Eckler, July 7, 1983. 1 child, M. Tyler Jacques.

1 stepchild, Sebastian O'Brien.

father:
Louis Jacques

mother:
Verna Netti (Fleck) Jacques

spouses:
Rose Yesu

Karen Eckler

child:
M. Tyler Jacques