Ink on handmade paper
Dimensions: 45.7cm (H) x 59.7cm (W) x 0.3cm (D) / 18" (H) x 23.5" (W) x 0.12" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
"Quilt" is an abstract drawing in ink on high-quality handmade paper. It was inspired by a small bottle of ink I had in my studio. When I tested the color on paper, I loved both the color and the effect of "drawing" with the applicator. The shape is slightly different from the gestural shapes I have also been making: a tiny, repeated oval in multi-colored inks. The all-over pattern incorporates my process of repetitive, compulsive drawing with a new drawing technique on paper, one of my favorite surfaces, in a favorite color scheme of lovely pinks, purples, and blues.
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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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