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artist , editor

Yolande Jacobson, artist, editor.


Jacobson, Yolande was born on May 28, 1921. Daughter of Oscar Brousse and Jeanne (d'Ucel) Jacobson.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Oklahoma, 1941. Postgraduate, Oslo, Norway, 1955—1956. Postgraduate, Cormery, Paris, 1961—1963.

Postgraduate, Ajijie, Mexico, 1962.


Assistant editor University Nevada Press, Reno, 1963—1964, art editor, 1964—1967.


  • Other Work

    • Artist (group shows): include Philbrook Annual, Tulsa, Kansas City Midwest Exhibition, Missouri, 57th Annual Denver (1st prize sculpture), Delta Phi Delta Bi-annual, Ames, Iowa (2d prize), Virginia City Centennial (Nevada, 1st and 2d prize), others. Represented in permanent collections: Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Jacobson Museum, University Oklahoma, Norman, State History Society, Reno, His. Museum Carson City, Nevada, Governor's Mansion, Carson City.

      Sculptures include bronze statue Sen. Pat McCarran, 1961, bronze bust President Charles Armstrong, University Nevada, Doctor Vincent Gianella, University Nevada, Walter van Tilburg Clark, University Nevada, Joseph McDonald, Spiedel Newspapers, Reno, "Pappy" Smith, Harold's Club, Reno, Wilbur D. May, Wilbur D. May Museum, Reno, teak wood panel, Nye Hall, University Nevada, First Interstate Bank, Reno.


Married J. Craig Sheppard, 1941 (deceased 1978). Children: Sophie Sheppard, Sim C. Sheppard.

Oscar Brousse Jacobson

Jeanne (d'Ucel) Jacobson

J. Craig Sheppard

Sophie Sheppard Jacobson

Sim C. Sheppard Jacobson