curriculum vitae






2015 XXsX Hunterdon Art Museum (Interview) , Clinton , NJ, The Collage Journal: The First Decade (Retrospective) May 17 – September 6

2013 XXsX Better Being 940, NYC, Selected Works (Solo), November 7- March 7

2013 XXsX The Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, Here, Not There, Curated by Jacki Cruz (City Without Walls) November 17 – December 14

2013 XXXs The Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, NJ Number Theories: More or Less, Curated by Donna Gustafon (Zimmerli Museum) Oct. 13- Nov. 8

2012Xxxxx The Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, NJ Abstract Lives, Curated by Virginia Fabbri Butera Sept. 8- Oct. 3

2012 xxxxx Visual Arts Center of NJ, SummitXCHANGING TIMES: SEVEN YEARS OF THE COLLAGE JOURNAL xMay 4 - July 1


2012xxxxxxSMI Gallery, Montclair, NJ Portraits: Beneath the Surface May 18 - August 14


2011 xxxxxxSaint-Gervais Mont-Blanc (Haute-Savoie), France XExposition en Plein Air, Ponts et Passages xJune 14-September 15


2011 xxxxxxSMI Gallery, Montclair, NJ Sustainability and the Artistic Vision Jan. 21-April 29


2010              The Montclair Art Museum, What is Portraiture?  September 24- January 2, 2011


2010              Pierro Gallery, South Orange,  Committee Committed   June 13-July 18


2010              Gallery MacEgan, Morristown, NJ  Solo Exhibition, “The Collage Journal: Fifth Year, April 13 – May 2


2009              BID GALLERY 542, New Rochelle, NY  Bits and Pieces, curated by Jonathon Talbot October - November 2009    


2008              The McGraw Gallery, Newark Academy, Livingston NJ, “The Collage Journal: Three Years  September 1- 27


2008              Luna Stage, Montclair, NJ  Installation of five silk Collage Prints in conjunction with Theater’s Play,”Elliot A Soldier’s Fugue”


2008              Ben Shan Gallery, Wayne, NJ  American Impressions: Contemporary American Printmaking 2008  Curated by Orfelia Garcia


2008              Kent Place Gallery, Summit, NJ  Against Nature Jan. 10 –Feb 6 


2007              Firehouse Art Gallery, Garden City, NY  Organic Meets Inorganic March 5 – 29


2007              Ben Shahn Gallery, Paterson, NJ  “Sanctuary  January 28 – March 2


2006              Pierro Gallery of South Orange, Headlines  Curated by Mary Birmingham

                      xMay 7 – July 16


2006              Ben Shahn Gallery, Wayne, NJ  American Impressions: Contemporary American Printmaking 2006  Curated by Dr. Marilyn Kushner, Dept. Chair Print & Drawings, Brooklyn Museum    March 20-April 21


2005              Robert Miller Gallery, Chelsea, NYC, Postcards From The Edge


2004              The Montclair Art Museum,  Evolving Identities: Figurative Works from the 18th Century to Now, March 20 – August 1


2004              The Creative Center, Chelsea, NYC,   Six Men Working: Metamorphosis,  February 14 – March 30


2004              Ben Shahn Gallery, William Patterson Univ., Wayne NJ,  American Impressions: Contemporary American Printmaking   Feb. 2- March 5


2004              New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ,  International Juried Show  Jan. 27- March 18    Juror: Charlotta Kotik, Curator & Chair Contemporary Art ,Brooklyn Museum


2003              Gallery 214 Artspace, Montclair,NJ  Montclair Fine Art National Juried Exhibition Received Best in Show Award,  November 14 – December 5


2003              CFB Space, Chelsea NYC  Freaks,  October 22


2003              The Westminster Gallery,  Bloomfield, NJ. 6th Annual Studio Montclair Exhibition, Juried by Joseph Jacobs, Newark Museums Curator


2003              The Midland Gallery, NJ,  Six Men Working Now  May2 – June 7


2003              Museum of Humour and Satire, Grobovo, Bulgaria  The 16th International Biennial of Humour and Satire in the Arts


2003              Selected by the “Internal Committee” to exhibit at the Florence Biennale 2003.      Florence, Italy  December 2003


2002              Johnson & Johnson Corporate Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ   The N.J. Artist Series  Swing Lens Canvas Prints/Curved Wood Panoramas   Solo Exhibition  Dec. 16-Jan. 13, 2003


2002              R-Space Gallery, Montclair, NJ Six Men Working   June-July


2002              Montclair Art Museum, Face To Face (Installation of 27 Large Scale )Mixed Media Portraits) February 23- April 28 Grand Re-Opening of the Museum.


 2001              City Without Walls, NJ  Joined Together/ Pulled Apart   April 26-June


2001              City Without Walls, NJ  All Blues     March 8 – April 19


2000              NJ Center For Visual Arts, Summit, NJ The International Juried Show 2000 Dan Cameron, The New Museum of Contemporary Art  Jan. 30 March 27

2000              City Without Walls, NJ  The Color Line In the 21st Century  Jan. 20-March  3


2000              The Gallery at Newark Academy, Livingston, NJ  It’s About Time   Jan. 10-Feb. 4


1999              City Without Walls, Newark, NJ   Flip   July 22- Sept. 3


1999              The Islip Art Museum, Anthony Giordano Gallery, Oakdale, NY 

Selections: Collage   June 9-August 1


1999              The Wilson Gallery, 20th Annual;  Mountain Lakes, NJ    Featured Artist


1999              New Jersey Center For Visual Arts, Summit, NJ   Selected In The International Juried Show ’99;  Juried by Lisa Dennison, Chief Curator of The Guggenheim Museum, NYC     


1999              Kenny Schacter/Rove Gallery,  NYC  Postcards From The Edge  December 12


1998              The Gallery at Newark Academy, Elizabeth B. McGraw Arts Center,

                     Livingston, N.J.  Large Scale Collage  Solo Exhibition    November 2 - 30


1998              City Without Walls, Newark, N.J.  July 23 - September 4   Mixed Medea


1998              The Bergen Museum of Art and Science, Paramus N.J.  May 15 - June 21

                      Layered Visions   Solo Exhibition.   Catalog.


1998              Simon Gallery, Morristown, N.J. Two Person Exhibition.  April 17- May 16


1997              The Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, N.J. February 1- April 13 The Montclair Art Colony: Past & Present


1996              City Without Walls. Newark, N.J.  July 25-September 6   Humanimal


1996              Seton Hall University, Newark, N.J.  May 18-July 31   

                      Extenuating Circumstances,  Steven Sennott, City Without Walls


1995              The Gallery of South Orange, South Orange , N.J.  June 11-28

                      Two Person Exhibition.  Displacement  (Recent Collage)”


1995             The Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, N.J.  February 1-28  Four  Surrealists


1994              City Without Walls, Newark, N.J.  March   Double Indemnity


1993              Stedman Art Gallery,  S.U.N.Y. Rutgers, N.J.  October 18 -  December 18.

                      New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibitio



1992              A.I.R. Gallery; NYC   Holiday Invitational   December 8 - January 2, 1993


1992              City Without Walls;  Newark N.J. 

Selected work in  The 17th Annual New Members Show   August 27 - October 2.


1992              Montclair State College Art Gallery;   Montclair, N.J.


1991              First Night Montclair;  Hahns Dept. Store Window, Montclair, NJ

                      Window Installation for Montclair First Night  Dec. 1991


1991              O.I.A. Gallery;  148 Duane St., N.Y.C. 15th Anniversary Salon Show  Nov.


1990              S.H.L.R.C. Gallery; College at Morris, Randolph,  N.J.  April 5 - May 2.

                      Solo retrospective exhibition.


1989              AMB Gallery; Hoboken, N.J. Collage 1983-1989  Retrospective exhibition including thirty collages over a seven year period.  Nov. 13- Dec.r 23.


1989              AMB Gallery;  Hoboken, NJ.  Works on Paper July 7-August 3.


1989              Jefferson Trust Gallery; Hoboken, NJ  Hoboken Eyes  April 22-May 7.


1988              Lower West Side Visual Arts Center;  N.Y.C. January. Alumni exhibition.


1984              ABC No Rio Gallery; N.Y.C. Window Series,  Silver Prints  Jan. 2 - 28.


1983              MARI Gallery;  Mamaroneck, N.Y.  Collages  February 27 - April 3.


1982              Purchase North Gallery;  S.U.N.Y College at Purchase,  Purchase,  N.Y.

                      Exhibition of Silver prints.  December 4 -January 4.





2008              Luna Stage Theater Co., Montclair, NJ  Installation of 5 Silk Prints from The Collage Journal in conjunction with “Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue


2002-03        Luna Stage Theater Company, Montclair, NJ   Collages used for playbills, announcement cards and Theater Windows


2001              The Montclair Economic Development Corp.  “Ground Zero” Collage used on card for benefit party.  Also piece was auctioned off for WTC Fund.


2001              Collage realized as Symbolic Image for “Evening of Hope”. An evening of Readings and Performances in reaction to the attack on America .


2001              Township of Montclair, Five Collages selected & realized as street banners.





2008       xxxHipHop Construction, Written & Directed by Charlee Swanson Short Documentary/ Video selected in The NJ Film Festival, Asbury,NJ





2007             David Carr, The New York Times


2006             VMS Media Company, NYC


2005             Johnson and Johnson, NJ,PA.


2005             Senior Care and Activities Center, Montclair, NJ


2004             Massachusetts Audubon, Wellfleet Mass. Wildlife Sanctuary


2003             Museum of Humour and Satire, Grobovo, Bulgaria


1999              The Montclair Art Museum, Darwin  1997


1998              The Bergen Museum, Birth and Passing II   1997


1995              Towers Perrin, Intl. Consulting Firm, 335 Madison Avenue   NYC





2008              Birch Brook Press, Where Things Are When You Lose Them,, Cover Art


2006              The Collage Journal, The First Year, 12 hardcover books, self published


2004              Photoshop User Magazine, July/Aug.  Featured Artist in Showcase


1984             xPossum Press, New York University, N.Y.C.  Smiling at Possums;  Artist's  Monograph book of poetry. Hand Type-set & printed on Japanese paper. Ed. 50.





11/6/15 ```````Speaker & Presentor, Pages and Passages: 21rst Book Arts Symposium, Rutger Univ.


4/2011 xxxxxBaristanet, Coffee with Peter Jacobs, 10 minute video interview


2/2007           The Lush Life, Montclair, NJ; Featured in 30 minute TV show profiling artists.


9/13/06 &

10/29/04        The Murray Hill Center Inc., NYC;  Forum group participant for professional printmaking artists


3/10/02         xMontclair Art Museum, Lecture on my Exhibition “Face To Face”.       


2/99               xFlushing Council on the Arts, Flushing Queens;  Speaker at Symposium


11/98             xThe Newark Academy, Honorarium Lecture


4/95              xSuburban Cablevision, TV3, Featured on “EXPOSURE  Artist Profile Series. 


2/8/94            Montclair Art Museum; Promoting Yourself As An Artist 

                     x Speaker on Photography, Presentation & Art Resources for the Artist.


4/30/90          Honorarium Lecture;  Influence & Process

                      x Visual Arts Department   College at Morris,  Randolph, N.J. .




2015xxxxxx NJ Monthly, Eric Levin "A Knife Way to Start the Day", May

2015 xxxxxxThe Montclair Times, Gwen Orel, "Montclair Artist Peter Jacobs's Collage Journal Turns 10"

2013xxxxxx Artslant New York, By The Numbers: More or Less, Mary Gregory

2013 xxxxxxArtslant New York, Abstract Lives, Mary Gregory

2012xxxxxx The Star Ledger, Peter Jacobs’ Collage Journal in Summit, Dan Bischoff

2011 xxxxxxStrathmore Artist Papers Newsletter, Winter 2011 Featured Artist article, Layered Visions


2010              The Montclair Times, Front Page Arts , Summer Salon  June 17


2010              NJ Monthly, Lifestlye, Eric Levin “Cutting and Pasting the News", April


2010              The Montclair Times, Spotlilght, Elizabeth Oguss, April 1


2006              The New York Times, Arts & Entertainment, pp. 12 Ben Genocchio “The Medium is the Medium”


2006              The Star Ledger, Front Page (Today) Dan Bischoff  “The Art of War”


2005              The Montclair Times, Art s, Oct. 13  Cover Story,pp.3 & pp.4, Knifing the news,  Eric Levin


2003              The Montclair Times, Arts,  June 5  pp. 1, Reflecting the world we live in


2002              The Star Ledger, Artnotes , Todays Spotlight, Dec 25 pp.71,  Camera Work,  Dan Bischoff


2002              The New York Times, “Melding Tradition With Modernity”, William Zimmer  March 3  N.J. Section,  pp. 11


2002              The Montclair Times, “Artist Peter Jacobs’ Portraits Blend Painting, Sculpture & Photography       Feb. 21  pp. B1                                       


2002              The Star Ledger, Montclair Art Museum Redoubles it’s Efforts, Dan Bischoff, Ticket, pp 25, March 3


2002              The Montclair Times, Peter Jacobs “Face To Face” Brings Eyes To Montclair, Elizabeth Ludas,  D1, Feb. 21


2002              The Montclair Times, Peter Jacobs Portraits  Blend Painting, Sculpture & Photography,  Arts & Entertainment, B11, Feb. 14


2001              The Montclair Times, Front Page Reproduction,”Evening of Hope  pp8  Sept. 27


2001              Art Review: "Joined Together/Pulled Apart"  The Star Ledger  May 4  pp5


  1999              Art Review: “Flip” Dan Bischoff   The Star Ledger Aug. 1 pp. 5


1999              Art Review: John Lee  The Suffulk County News June 24, pp. 14


1999              ART: Dan Bischoff   The Star Ledger   Aug. 1, pp. 5


1997              Art Review; Barry Schwabsky   The New York Times  Feb. 16, pp. 12


1997              Spotlight; Dan Bischoff   The Star Ledger   Feb. 16,  pp. 1                   


1996              Art Review;  Vivien Raynor  New York Times  July 7, pp. 13


1995              The Town Crier. N.J.  pp. 3 (Reproduction)


1998              ART: “Real Exhibitions, Experienced Virtually;   Matt Muro   

The New York Times, N.J. Section


1998              ARTS:  Hot Tickets;  Dan Bischoff   The Star Ledger   June 19,  pp. 39 


1995              Out & About, The Bernarndsville Times, N.J. Front page (Reproduction)


1995              Art, by Eileen Watkins, The Star Ledger, N.J.


1993              Arts & Entertainment; The Montclair Times, May 20, pp. A8


1992              Arts Calendar; The Montclair Times,  May 14, pp. B5  (Reproduction)


1991              The Montclair Times;  December 12,  pp. A 3  (Reproduction)


1990              Arts Calendar;  The Montclair Times,  April 12,  pp. B5 (Reproduction)


1989              Exhibits, by Jane Greenstein, The Gold Coast, Hoboken, N.J.

                      December 21, pp. 9 & 53. (Reproductions)


1989              Hudson Life, by Jane Greenstein, The Jersey Journal, N.J.

                      December 15, pp. 31.  (Reproduction)


1989              Art, by Eileen Watkins, The Star Ledger, N.J.

                      July 21, pp. 49.  (Reproduction)


1989              Exhibits, The Gold Coast. Hoboken, N.J.  April 27, pp. 21.  (Reproduction)







2003              Montclair Fine Art National Juried Exhibition Best in Show Award, Gallery 214 Artspace, Montclair,NJ 


1991              The New Jersey State Council on the Arts; Recipient of the top New Jersey State Council on the Arts Individual Fellowship Award.






2009-2010    Montclair Art Museum, Promoting Yourself as an Artist





2010              Juror & Curator, Studio Montclair , “What’s New?”  MPL, June


2003-2009       Pierro Gallery of South Orange, South Orange, NJ