GALLERY REPRESENTATION

TEACHING POSITIONS

  • 2014 - PRESENT SF Academy of Art University, Graduate Fine Art Department, Instructor

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • Courtney Jacobs - Solo Show. LARPD Community Center, Livermore, CA. 2016
  • Courtney Jacobs - Solo Show. Allegis, Palo Alto, CA. 2016
  • Energetic Abstracts. Sanctuary Ultra Lounge, Livermore, CA. 2016
  • Courtney Jacobs - Solo Show. Firehouse Arts Center, Pleasanton, CA. 2013
  • Courtney Jacobs - Solo Show. District Attorney's Office, San Francisco, CA. 2012
  • Conversations in Color. The Cannery Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2012
  • Courtney Jacobs - Solo Show. Wente Estate Winery, Livermore, CA. 2011
  • More Recent Abstracts. Museum Parc, San Francisco, CA. 2010
  • Recent Abstracts. Watermark, San Francisco, CA. 2010
  • Satellite Exhibition. Littler Mendelson, San Francisco, CA. 2010
  • Visual Improvisations. Firehouse Arts Center, Pleasanton, CA. 2010
  • Recent Paintings. Nonni's Bistro, Pleasanton, CA. 2010
  • Recent Paintings. 333 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA. 2010
  • Night and Day. Ryan Fine Art, Livermore, CA. 2010
  • Visual Improvisations. Luka's Taproom and Lounge, Oakland, CA. 2010
  • The Temescal Experiment. Temescal Arts Center, Oakland, CA. 2009
  • Visual Improvisations. Bankhead Theater, Livermore, CA. 2008
  • Recent Abstractions. Clutch, Bend, OR. 2007

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • Creative Rhythm. Bankhead Theater Gallery, Livermore, CA. 2017
  • Abstraction. Urban Riche Gallery, urbanriche.com. 2016
  • Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series. The Midway Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2016
  • Absolutely Abstract. Civic Center Gallery, Livermore, CA. 2016 
  • ArtSpan Group Exhibition. Roll Up Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2016
  • 13th Annual Color: Bold/Subtle International Juried Online Art Exhibition. Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE. 2016
  • ArtSpan Hotel Adagio Exhibition. Hotel Adagio, San Francisco, CA. 2016
  • ArtSpan PianoFight Exhibition.  PianoFight, San Francisco, CA. 2016
  • Feeling Good.  The Bankhead Theater, Livermore, CA. 2016
  • ArtSpan Art Auction.  SOMArts, San Francisco, CA. 2016
  • In Good Company.  The Bankhead Theater, Livermore, CA. 2016
  • Colorful Abstractions.  Fusion Art, Palm Springs, CA. 2015
  • 10th National Juried Exhibition.  Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA. 2015
  • Emotion and Energy of Color II.  Art-Competition.net, 2015
  • Fresh Starts.  The Livermore Art Association Gallery, Livermore, CA. 2015
  • Bothwell Artists.  The Bankhead Theater, Livermore, CA. 2014
  • AAU Faculty and Alumni Auction. The Cannery Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2014
  • Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series. Betti Ono Gallery, Oakland, CA. 2014
  • Collect! Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA. 2014
  • PAL Group Show. Harrington Gallery, Pleasanton, CA. 2014
  • 16th Annual Faces International Juried Online Art Exhibition. Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE. 2014
  • Art Comes Alive. ADC Fine Art, Cincinnati, OH. 2014
  • AAU Faculty and Alumni Auction. The Cannery Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2013
  • Summer Exhibition. Avran Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA. 2013
  • LAA Spring Show 2013. The Barn, Livermore, CA. 2013
  • Abstract Exhibition. Light Space and Time Online Gallery. 2013
  • PAL Group Show. Alviso Adobe, Pleasanton, CA. 2013
  • AAU Faculty and Alumni Auction. The Cannery Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2012
  • PAL Summer/Fall Show. Harrington Gallery, Pleasanton, CA. 2012
  • Abstracts in August. Studio Seven Arts, Pleasanton, CA. 2012
  • AAU Faculty and Alumni Auction. The Cannery Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2011
  • Art Show and Auction. Studio Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2011
  • Abstract Expression. Civic Center Gallery, Livermore, CA. 2011
  • East Meets West. Civic Center Gallery, Livermore, CA. 2011
  • Academy Art Graduates. Bankhead Theater, Livermore, CA. 2010
  • AAU Alum Show. Bankhead Theater, Livermore, CA. 2010
  • First at the Firehouse. Firehouse Arts Center, Pleasanton, CA. 2010
  • 56th Stockton Art League Exhibition. Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA. 2010
  • Alameda County Fair. Pleasanton, CA 2010
  • East Bay Open Studios 2010. Oakland, CA. 2010
  • Abstract Women. Deer Ridge Vineyards, Livermore, CA. 2010
  • Art in the Vineyards. Wente Winery, Livermore, CA. 2010
  • Mission/Remission. Studio Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2010
  • LAA Spring Show 2010. The Barn, Livermore, CA. 2010
  • Connect the Dots Benefit Event. Root Division, San Francisco, CA. 2010
  • East Bay Figurative. Linda Ryan Fine Art, Livermore, CA. 2010
  • East Meets West. Civic Center Gallery, Livermore, CA. 2010
  • 7th Annual Color: Bold/Subtle International Online Juried Art Exhibition.  Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE. 2009
  • 2009 Fall-Winter Show. American Juried Art Salon. ArtJury.com. 2009
  • LAA Group Show. Lindsay Dirkx Brown Art Gallery, San Ramon, CA. 2009
  • 1st International Self Portrait Art Show. Guests Gallery. 2009
  • ArtWalk. Artspace Gallery, Livermore, CA. 2009
  • 11th Annual Abstraction International Online Juried Art Exhibition.  Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE. 2009
  • Mostly Black and White. Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA. 2009 
  • AAU Faculty and Alumni Auction. 79 Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2009
  • Small Works Big Idea. APW Gallery, New York, NY. 2009
  • I: Part 2. Projekt30.com. 2009
  • LAA Group Show. Livermore, CA. 2009 
  • July 2009 Exhibition. Abstract Exposure. 2009
  • Generation "NEXT". Dennis Rae Fine Art. San Francisco, CA. 2009
  • SF Convention and Visitor Bureau, Group Exhibition. San Francisco, CA. 2009
  • LAA U.S. Bank Show. Livermore, CA. 2009
  • Abstract Point of View. Livermore Library, Livermore, CA. 2009
  • The Essential Nude. Bothwell Center, Livermore, CA. 2009
  • Death is Easy, Comedy is Hard. Red Door Gallery, Oakland, CA. 2009
  • LAA Spring Show. Livermore, CA. 2009
  • Spring Show. Seven Salon and Gallery, Oakland, CA. 2009
  • 5th Annual National Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking Competition. Lake Worth, FL. 2009
  • Emerald Spring Exhibition 2009. Emerald Art Center, Springfield, OR. 2009
  • 40th Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition. Associated Arts of Ocean Shores, Ocean Shores, WA. 2009
  • Small Works for a Small Space. Red Door Gallery, Oakland, CA. 2009
  • 11th Annual Faces International Juried Online Art Exhibition. Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE. 2009
  • American Juried Art Salon Fall/Winter Show 2008. AJAS Gallery. 2008
  • LAA U.S. Bank Show.  Livermore, CA. 2008
  • 10th Annual Abstraction International Online Juried Art Exhibition.  Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE. 2008
  • ArtWalk. Artspace Gallery, Livermore, CA. 2008
  • Reflections of the Bay. California Modern Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2008 
  • Abstracts, Color and Texture. Aurora Colors Gallery, Petaluma, CA. 2008
  • Speaking in Tongues. 79 Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2008
  • Simply Abstract. Livermore Library, Livermore, CA. 2008
  • Pleasanton Art League Show. Pleasanton, CA. 2008
  • Academy of Art University Spring Show. Brannan Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2008
  • SF Jr. League Fine Art Auction. San Francisco, CA. 2008
  • Truffles, Tidbits, and Tastings. Poetry on Canvas Gallery, Pleasanton, CA. 2008
  • Big Bang. Brannan Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2007 
  • Artspan Open Studios. San Francisco, CA. 2007
  • ArtWalk. Livermore, CA. 2007
  • PAL Spring Show. Pleasanton, CA. 2007 
  • Abstractions. Livermore Library, Livermore, CA. 2007 
  • LAA Spring Show. Livermore, CA. 2007 
  • Poetry and Art Festival. Pleasanton, CA. 2007 
  • ART the Exhibition. Bothwell Center, Livermore, CA. 2007
  • Big Bang. 79 Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2006 
  • Absolutely Abstract, Livermore Library, Livermore, CA. 2006
  • Las Positas Spring Show. Livermore, CA. 2004 
  • Senior Show. Cornell Museum, Winter Park, FL. 2000

COMMISSIONED WORKS

  • My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys.  Aliso Viejo, CA.  2016
  • Alaine. Laguna Beach, CA. 2012
  • Hannah and Benny.  Pleasanton, CA. 2009
  • Hobbes and Dalai.  Pleasanton, CA. 2009
  • Bautista Family Portrait. Pleasanton, CA. 2006

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Pro Arts
  • Berkeley Art Center
  • San Francisco ArtSpan
  • Tri-Valley Artists Guild
  • Pleasanton Art League
  • Livermore Art Association 

PUBLICATIONS

  • Urban Riche.com, "Best-In-Show - Courtney Jacobs" Oct 2016
  • Independent Magazine, "Pleasanton Arts Celebration" May 2014
  • Pleasanton Weekly, "First At The Firehouse" Sep 2010
  • The Independent, “’East Meets West’ at the Livermore Library” Dec 2009
  • Art at AAU, “Allies at the Auction” by Sarupa Sidaarth, Nov 2009
  • Bankhead Theater, "Art Exhibitions at the Bankhead Theater" Jan/Feb 2009
  • Discover Livermore, "ArtWalk evolves and embraces community" Oct 2008
  • Independent Magazine, "A Masterpiece in Motion: ArtWalk Unveils Creative Sparks Throughout Downtown" Oct 2008
  • Discover Livermore, “You’re invited to step out for 6th Annual ArtWalk” Sep 2007
  • The Source Weekly, “Control and Chaos: Courtney Jacobs’ abstract homecoming” Sep 2007

EDUCATION

  • 2008 MFA, Fine Art - Painting. Academy of Art University. San Francisco, CA
  • 2000 BA, English Major, Studio Art Minor. Rollins College. Winter Park, FL

AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS

  • 2016 Best in Show.  Abstraction. Urban Riche Gallery. urbanriche.com
  • 2016 Special Recognition. 13th Annual Color: Bold/Subtle International Juried Online Art Exhibition. Omaha, NE
  • 2015 3rd Place. Colorful Abstractions. Fusion Art, Palm Springs, CA
  • 2015 Honorable Mention. Emotion and Energy of Color II. Art-Competition.net
  • 2014 Honorable Mention. PAL Group Show. Pleasanton, CA
  • 2014 Special Recognition. 16th Annual Faces International Juried Online Art Exhibition. Omaha, NE
  • 2013 1st place - Acrylic. LAA Spring Show 2013. Livermore, CA
  • 2013 2nd place - Overall Winning Artist. Light Space and Time Online Gallery
  • 2013 Honorable Mention. PAL Group Show. Pleasanton, CA
  • 2010 Public Favorite. Alameda County Fair. Pleasanton, CA
  • 2010 Honorable Mention. Alameda County Fair. Pleasanton, CA
  • 2010 Merit Award. Livermore Art Association Spring Show. Livermore, CA
  • 2009 Special Recognition. 7th Annual Color: Bold/Subtle International Juried Online Art Exhibition. Omaha, NE 
  • 2009 Honorable Mention. Mostly Black and White. Palo Alto, CA 
  • 2009 Best in Show.  Abstract Exposure. Online
  • 2009 Merit Award. Livermore Art Association U.S. Bank Show. Livermore, CA  
  • 2009 1st place - Oil. The Essential Nude. Livermore, CA
  • 2009 Special Recognition. Emerald Spring Exhibition - A National Juried Show. Springfield, OR
  • 2009 Excellence Award. 5th Annual National Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking Competition. Lake Worth, FL 
  • 2009 Special Recognition. 40th Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition. Associated Arts of Ocean Shores, Ocean Shores, WA 
  • 2009 Special Recognition. 11th Annual Faces International Juried Online Art Exhibition. Omaha, NE
  • 2008 Merit Award. Livermore Art Association U.S. Bank Show. Livermore, CA
  • 2008 Honorable Mention. Pleasanton Art League Show. Pleasanton, CA
  • 2008 3rd place - Abstract. Academy of Art Spring Show. San Francisco, CA
  • 1997 Oliphant Art Scholarship. Rollins College. Winter Park, FL
  • 1997 George Pearsall Scholarship. Rollins College. Winter Park, FL