Ink, bark on fabriano
Dimensions: 57.2cm (H) x 81.3cm (W) x 0.3cm (D) / 22.5" (H) x 32" (W) x 0.12" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
"Bark" is an abstract drawing in ink made on high-quality Fabriano printmaking paper with a very fine-nibbed calligraphy pen, to which I added collaged pieces of bark from my favorite state of New Hampshire. It is part of the series of ink and collage on paper I started over a year ago. The overall effect of "Bark" is a drawing of the intricately woven, tightly connected pebble, stone and cellular shapes I have been drawing and painting for some time. It incorporates my repetitive process with an organic collaged pieces and evokes trees, woods, and the greens of spring.
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Based in: Philadelphia
Rebecca Jacoby earned a BA in Philosophy and Politics from Mount Holyoke College and an MFA in Printmaking from Pratt Institute. Her work has been shown widely, including at Gallery Siano, Wheaton Arts and Stanek Gallery in Philadelphia; she was represented by LG Tripp Gallery in Philadelphia where she had two solo shows. In 2019 Jacoby was selected as one of four finalists for the 2020 Rowan University Teaching Residency. In 2018 Jacoby created the installation "Flow" at the Philadelphia International Airport and had a solo show at Delaplaine Arts in Maryland. Jacoby's work is the collections of the University City Science Center, Ogletree Deakins, Coventry Group and in private collections in Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore and Palm Beach. Jacoby's work has been reviewed in the "Philadelphia Inquirer," "Philadelphia City Paper," and on "ArtBlog." Jacoby has attended residencies at Jentel and the Vermont Studio Center and received awards for her work from Mount Holyoke and Pratt Institute. Jacoby has worked out of her studio at the Crane Arts Building in Philadelphia since 2005.
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