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Solo, Invitational, Group Exhibitions

 
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Museum Exhibitions

2011 Ohio Designer Craftsmen-Ohio Craft Museum:  National Treasures exhibition, Columbus, Ohio
2010 Renwick Gallery: Washington, D.C. A Revolution in Wood: The Bresler Collection, “Coiled Snake”
2008 Renwick Gallery: Permanent Collection on display, carved porcelain.
2007 Contemporary Netsuke:Masterful Miniatures, Museum of Art and Design, New York City, NY
2006 The Edges of Grace, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
2004 Celebrating Nature: Craft Traditions/Contemporary Expressions, Craft & Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2002 Minnesota Museum Of American Art: Minnesota Biennial 2002, Saint Paul, Minnesota
2001 Chiba City Museum Of Art, Chiba, Japan, Contemporary Netsuke: The Kinsey Collection
2000 The Renwick Invitational: Five Women in Craft , March - August of 2000. The Renwick Gallery of The
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution featured a collection of 15 pieces of both porcelain and
wood, carved by Janel Jacobson.
2000 The Renwick Invitational: Symposium, presenter, Renwick Alliance, Washington, D. C.
2000 Santa Barbara Art Museum, Santa Barbara, CA, Netsuke: The Japanese Art Of Miniature Carving
1999 H F Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Netsuke: The Japanese Art Of Miniature Carving
1998 The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, Netsuke: The Japanese Art Of Miniature Carving
1997 Miniature Sculpture from Japan and Beyond, Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA, Contemporary Netsuke
1995 Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI, “Let’s Play House: Artists and the Domestic Environment”
1994 Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, “Ancient China, Modern Clay: Influences on Five Ceramic Artists”
1994 Artspace - John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI “Boxes”
1993 Mitchell Museum, Mount Vernon, IL, “Past and Present: Ongoing Traditions In American Craft Art”
1993 Evansville Museum Of Arts And Science, Evansville, IN: “Past and Present: Ongoing Traditions In American Craft Art”
1990 Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Fort Dodge, IA, One Person Exhibition
1989 Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA, “Artful Crafts III”
1989 Monarch Tile National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX
1988 Minneapolis Institute Of Art, Minneapolis, MN: Minnesota Artists Exhibition Program, “2D on 3D”
1986 Monarch Tile National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX

Solo, Invitational, Group Exhibitions

2016 Center for Furniture Craftsmanship Messler Gallery, DC Current, Rockport, ME
2016 Kirsten Muenster Projects, SOFA/Chicago, Chicago, IL
2015 YAMADA Netsuke Exhibitions, Japan
2014 MADE IN MINNESOTA Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota
2013 YAMADA – Netsuke Exhibitions, Japan
2012 Life Auqatic - Center For Art In Wood, Philadelphia, PA
2012 American Association of Woodturners ~ Gallery Of Wood Art Exhibition: Beyond Containment, St. Paul, MN
2012 YAMADA – Netsuke Exhibitions, Japan
2011 National Treasures: History in the Making - American Association of Woodturners Symposium, Saint Paul, Minnesota
2011 YAMADA – Netsuke Exhibitions, Japan
2011 The Grand Hand Gallery – Special Feature during American Association of Woodturners Symposium, Saint Paul, Minnesota
2010 Magic Realism
– Woodturning Center, Philadelphia, PA
2010 YAMADA – Netsuke Exhibitions, Japan
2010 National Treasures: History in the Making - Architectural Digest Home Show, New York, NY
2009 del Mano Gallery - SOFA/Chicago
2009 The Grand Hand Gallery - Contemporary Wood Exhibition, Saint Paul, MN
2009 del Mano Gallery - Flora & Fauna, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Wood Netsuke Competition/Exhibition - Hida Museum of Art - Takayama, Japan
2009 Yamada - Seibu: Netsuke Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan
2009 Pritam & Eames - The Case for Carving, East Hampton, NY
2008 In The Palm Of Your Hands, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport, ME

2002 & 2007 Turned Wood Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002 Carleton College Library, Regional Artist Showcase, Northfield, MN
2001 Collectors of Wood Art Forum: Minneapolis, Minnesota, del Mano Gallery of California
1999 American Craft Museum, Museum Shop Gallery/Arte Industry 20th Century Porcelain from Sevres
1997 A Celebration of Sierra Woods, Invitational: Objects of Art and Utility
1996 The Hand and The Spirit/Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, Feature
1995 Douglas-Baker Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, Contemporary Clay
1993 Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, “Crafts National 27”
1993 Ariodante Contemporary Craft Gallery, New Orleans, LA, Porcelain Show
1993 Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA, “The Spirited Vine”
1992 Craft Alliance, Saint Louis, MO, “A Celebration Of Decoration: 100 Ornamental Containers”
1992 Northern Clay Center, Saint Paul, MN, “Minnesota Blues”
1992 Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1992 Chicago International New Art Forms Exposition, Chicago, IL, The Hand And The Spirit, Joanne Rapp Gallery
1991 Indianapolis Museum Of Art, Indianapolis, IN, One Person Feature: Alliance Museum Shop Gallery
1991 The Hand and The Spirit/Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, Feature
1991 Blue Spiral One, Asheville, NC
1990 Monarch Tile National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of fine Arts, San Angelo, TX
1990 Grand Avenue Frame and Gallery, Saint Paul, MN, “Teapot Show”
1990 James A. Michener Arts Center, Doylestown, PA, “Revolving Techniques: Thrown, Blown, Spun and Turned”
1990 Gallery Fair, Mendocino, CA, Two person show
1990 The Phipps Center For The Arts, Hudson, WI, “Landmarks: Common Ground”
1990 Minnesota Traveling Exhibition, Bloomington Art Center, Tweed Museum: Duluth, Northfield, “Porcelain by Six”
1989 Central Park Gallery, Kansas City, MO, “Functional Forms: Stoneware and Porcelain by Nine Studio Potters”
1989 Le Poudre Gallery, Minnetonka, MN, “Fine Craft Exhibition”
1989 Grand Avenue Frame and Gallery, Saint Paul, MN, “Ceramic Vessel Show”
1989 National Museum of Ceramic Art: Grand opening, Baltimore, MD, Museum Shop
1989 Grand Avenue Frame and Gallery, Saint Paul, MN, “The Ceramic Vessel”
1989 International Design Center, Minneapolis, MN, “Special Exhibit of Boxes”
1989 Artspace - John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, “Old Friends and New”
1989 Killian Gallery, Sharon Arts Center, Sharon, NH, “Heartland Crafts Invitational”
1989 Lee Sclar Gallery, Morristown, NJ, “Teapots”
1989 Aart Vark Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, “Fox Chase Cancer Center Art Show”
1989 Grand Avenue Frame and Gallery, Saint Paul, MN, “Holiday Show and Sale”
1988 Lee Sclar Gallery, Morristown, NJ, “Teapots”
1988 International Design Center, Minneapolis, MN, “Contemporary Crafts For The Home”
1988 S.I.U.E. Clay National, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL
1987 College of Saint Benedict, Saint Joseph, MN, “Six Women Working In Porcelain”
1987 Lill Street Studios, Chicago, IL, “Great Lakes Show”
1987 International Design Center, Minneapolis, MN, “Contemporary Crafts For The Home”
1987 Lill Street Studios, Chicago, IL, “Minnesota Invitational Show”
1985 The Craftsman’s Gallery, Scarsdale, NY, “Minnesota Connection: Invitational Exhibit”
1981 Art Center of Minnesota, Minnetonka, MN, “Clayworks ‘81”
1981 University of Minnesota, Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota, “Lake Superior: 1981 National Craft Exhibition”
1981 Rourke Gallery, Saint Cloud State University, Saint Cloud, MN, “Minnesota Ceramics: An Invitational”

Shows

Wood Years:
Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, Philadelphia, PA 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1996
Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, D.C. 2015, 2014, 2013, 2010, 2008, 2003 
ACC Craft Show - Saint Paul, MN, 2015
Washington Craft Show, Washington. D.C. 2013, 2012
American Craft Exposition, Evanston, IL 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2005, 2004
CraftNEWYORK, New York City, NY 2012, 2011

International Netsuke Society wood & porcelain 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005, 2004, 2001, 1999, 1997, 1995, 1993
West Palm Beach Fine Craft Show, West Palm Beach, Florida, Crafts America Shows 2004           
CraftBoston, Boston, MA 2003, 2002

Porcelain years:
Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, Philadelphia, PA 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988
Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, D.C. 1995, 1993, 1991, 1990, 1989
ACC Craft Shows:
1990            Baltimore, MD, Minneapolis, MN, Atlanta, GA, San Francisco, CA
1989            Baltimore, MD, San Francisco, CA
1988            Saint Paul, MN
American Craft Exposition, Evanston, IL 1990, 1989
Original Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Ann Arbor, MI 1989, 1988
Richmond Craft and Design Show, Richmond, VA 1989
Crafts At The Castle, Boston, MA 1988


1975-1988 Regional Art/Craft Fairs, Stoneware and porcelain pottery, and some carved porcelain vessels

Radio and Television Interviews

2008 Minnesota Public Radio: Three artists recognized for their enduring vision, by Marianne Combs
2007 Minnesota Public Radio, Marian Combs Reporter/Producer - ArtistProfile: Arts Segment August 1, 2007, on MPR.org