Artist Biography

Gary Jacobs is an artist living and working in Hartford, CT. He taught for many years at the Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, and the Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC. He has received numerous awards and considerable recognition for his work ranging from tight realism to highly stylized subjects and has shown extensively on the east coast. Highlights include Cowparade New York 2000, Paintings from The Third Testament, Real Art Ways, 2000 and inclusion in Contemporary American Oil Painting, Jilin Fine Arts Publishing, 1999.
MFA, Brooklyn College, NY, 1991.
BFA, Summa Cum Laude, Hartford Art School, 1988, with courses at the La Napoule Foundation, France, and the Brugge Academy of Fine Art, Belgium.

"A fusion of image and word, Jacobs' stunning palette examines the relationship between the visual and the literal, the cultural and the mythological." Real Art Ways