Janel Jacobson
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Grants, Awards, Public Collections

 
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Fellowships & Grants

2008 Enduring Vision Award Bush Artist Program, from the Bush Foundation
. . . . ~ 2008 EVA Fellowship Artists ~ . . . . . ~ Janel Jacobson EVA 2008 Video ~
2008 Bush Artist Fellows Program Finalist
2004 & 2006 Bush Artist Fellows Program Finalist, was not selected for Fellowship either year
2004 The Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant
2000 Individual Artist Grant: East Central Arts Council
1998 The Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship Grant
1995 Individual Artist Grant: East Central Arts Council
1991 The Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship Grant

Awards

2015 Smithsonian Craft Show, Bronze Award ~ Exhibitors Choice
2011 Directors Choice Award, American Craft Exposition, Evanston, Illinois

2005 Overall Excellence Award, American Craft Exposition, Evanston, IL
2004 Excellence In Wood, American Craft Exposition, Evanston, IL
2003 Artist of Distinction, Minnesota Crafts Council
2003 Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, D.C., Merit Award and Craftsmen’s Choice Award
2002 CraftBoston, Artists’ Choice Award
2000 Philadelphia Museum Of Art Craft Show, First Prize Award
1999 Philadelphia Museum Of Art Craft Show, Second Prize Award
1997 A celebration of Sierra Woods, Invitational: Objects of Art and Utility, Juror’s Award
1997 International Netsuke Society Convention, Honolulu, Hawaii, The Broken Thumb Award, “...which is presented to a living
carver who has come up so quickly and superbly that a threat of a broken thumb is promised by envious contemporaries.”
1995 Philadelphia Museum Of Art Craft Show, The Byer’s Award for Excellence in Ceramics
1995 Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, D.C., Honorable Mention
1993 Crafts National 27, Juror’s Award, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
1992 Philadelphia Museum Of Art Craft Show, Philadelphia, PA, The Tuttleman Prize for Excellence In Ceramics
1991 Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, D.C., Honorable Mention
1990 Excellence In Clay: ACC Craft Fair, Purchase Award, State of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1990 The Phipps Center For The Arts, Juror’s Award, Hudson, WI
1989 Richmond Craft And Design Show, Richmond, VA, Schwarzschild Jewelers Award for Decorative Object
1989 American Craft Exposition, Best In Ceramics, Evanston, IL
1989 Monarch Tile National Ceramic Competition, Third Place Award, San Angelo, TX
1988 S.I.U.E. Clay National, Purchase award and merit award, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL

Collections (Public)

Scripps College, Claremont, CA
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Minnesota Historical Society, Saint Paul, MN
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Smithsonian Wood and Porcelain

Renwick Gallery Of The National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Brooklyn Museum Of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
The International Museum of Ceramic Art, Roger C. Corsaw Collection, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University, Alfred, NY
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
Art In the Embassies Program, American Embassy Wellington, New Zealand
Numerous significant private collections