Education
1991–93
University of Pennsylvania, MFA, Painting
Philadelphia, PA
1979–83
Yale University School of Art
New Haven, CT
 
One and Two Person Exhibitions
2014
Manufactured Rarities, Blinn Jacobs and Will Lustenader
Paul Mellon Arts Center Gallery, Choate Rosemary Hall,Wallingford, CT
 
Blinn Jacobs, New Work
Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT
2013
Blinn Jacobs, Tipping Planes
Catalog
Artifact, New York, NY
2012
Blinn Jacobs and Tim Nikiforuk
Gallery 195, New Haven, CT
2011
Blinn Jacobs and Emilia Dubicki
Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT
2009
Overtones-Undertones, Blinn Jacobs and Marjorie Wolfe
Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT
2007
Blinn Jacobs and Amy Browning
Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT
2006
TRANSLUCENCE/TRANSPARENCY
New Works by Blinn Jacobs and Susan Moldenhauer
Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT
2000
The Sky Is Under Construction
Kunstlerhaus, Schwandorf, Germany
1999
Blinn Jacobs
Chester Gallery, Chester, CT
 
Blinn Jacobs, Light / Repression and Recovery
Catalog
University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY
1997
Blinn Jacobs, Recent Work
Catalog
Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
1996
Poplar Forest
Hilles Gallery, Creative Arts Workshop,
New Haven, CT
 
Installations
2016
Gig, Site Specific Window Drawing/Installation, with the support of the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development
Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT
2015
The Shape It Takes, Installations by Blinn Jacobs, Crystal Gregory, Alex Paik, Debra Ramsay, curator, Kevin Daly
Ball and Socket Arts Garage, Cheshire, CT

String Theory, Installations by Blinn Jacobs, Susan Shutan and Alison Walsh, curator, Stephen Kobasa
A-Space Gallery, West Haven, CT
2014
Twizzle, Site Specific Wall/Drawing Installation
Catalog
Dublin Biennial, Dublin, Ireland
2013
Drawn and Quartered, Hexagonal, Window/Drawing Installation
Artifact, New York, NY
2012
Plumb, An Anthology of Connecticut Sculptors, Local Builders, curator, Stephen Kobasa
A-Space Gallery, West Haven, CT
 
A Bird for Uccello
Slifka Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT
2011
Window Drawing/Installation
Kehler Liddell Gallery,
New Haven, CT
2005
Diaphanie x 4, Window Drawing
Hilles Gallery, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
2004
Commissioned, Cuatro, Wall Drawing
Connecticut Mental Health Center, New Haven, CT
2003
Regalo, Wall Drawing
Erector Square, New Haven, CT
 
Selected Group Exhibitions
2017
MIXMASTER, juror, Meg White, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT
2016
New Geometry, Blinn Jacobs, Will Lustenader, Don Voisine, Celia Johnson, Power Boothe, Robert Storr, Gary Stephan, and Anoka Farugee
Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT
2015
Holiday Exhibition
Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT
2014
Holiday Exhibition
Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT
 
21 and Counting
The Painting Center, New York, NY
 
AXIS, 13 former fellows from The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
Brentwood Arts Exchange, Washington, DC
 
Dublin Biennial, Counterpoise x 9
Catalog
Dublin, Ireland
2013
Holiday Exhibition
Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT
 
Colored Paper, curated by Jane Lincoln
Falmouth Art Center, Falmouth, MA
2012
Faber Birren National Color Show, juror, Ian Alteveer
Stamford Art Association, Stamford, CT
 
Connecticut Women Artists Exhibition, juror Cathy Malloy
Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT
 
Artist’s Choice
Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT
2011
Florence Biennale
Hardcover Catalog
Fortezza da Basso, Florence, Italy
2010
Small Works Invitational
The Painting Center, New York, NY

Geometrically Composed
Las Manos Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009
Size Matters
Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT
2008
Color Key
The Painting Center, New York, NY

Change
Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT
 
The Modern Show/Francis Frost
New York, NY
 
Amerika trifft Bayern
Kunstlerhaus, Schwandorf, Germany
 
Generations VI, Invitational
A.I.R. Gallery, New York, New York
2007
Kehler Liddell Artists
Haskin Laboratories Gallery, New Haven, CT
2006
Summer Show
Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI
2005
Wish You Were Here IV, Invitational
A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
 
Newart
Catalog
Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
2004
CWOS
Artspace, New Haven, CT
 
Generations. 04, Invitational
A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
2003–04
Structures
John Slade Ely Gallery, New Haven, CT
 
30 Years
Catalog
Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
 
Winter Work 2004
Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI
2003
PENNMFA Alumni Exhibition, Invitational
Kroiz Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2001–02
Color and Form
Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI
2001
Creative Arts Workshop Celebrates Yale’s Tercentennial: Artists from the Yale School Of Art
Hilles Gallery, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
 
Subjective Color
untitled (space) gallery, New Haven, CT
2000
KoOpf
Pertolzhofen, Germany
1998
Award Winning Artists of 1998
Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Hartford, CT
 
Blinn Jacobs, Gar Waterman
West Rock Studio, Westville, CT
 
Connecticut Commission on the Arts Fellowship Recipients
Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT
1997
Art Of The Northeast, juror, Cora Rosevea
Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT
 
New Art Annual, juror, Ann Philbin
Stamford Museum & Nature Center, Stamford, CT
1996
National Juried Exhibition, juror Ivan Karp
Gallery 84, New York, NY
 
144 Square" International Small Painting Exhibition, juror, Robert Reed
Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT
 
Awards
2017
Painting Award, MIXMASTER, juror, Meg White, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT
2016
Artist Fellowship Grant, Connecticut Arts Council of the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD), Office of the Arts (COA)
Hartford, CT
2016/14, 2009/02/00, 1997/96
The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Residency
Sweet Briar, VA
2012
Wofsey Award, Thirty Second Annual Faber Birren National Color Show
Stamford Art Association, Stamford, CT
2000
Oberpfalzer Kunstlerhaus Fellowship, International Residency
Schwandorf, Germany
1998
Artist Fellowship Grant
Connecticut Commission On The Arts, Hartford, CT
1997
The Dr. Thomas Ayoub and Christine Dombrowski Award
Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT
 
Other Professional Activities
2017
Gallery talk, MIXMASTER, Mattatuck Museum,
Waterbury, CT
2010
Studio Visit Magazine, August
Open Studio Press, Spring Publication, Boston, MA
 
Gallery Discussion: Blinn Jacobs and Marjorie Wolfe
Moderator: Tim Applebee
Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT
2009
An Afternoon in Blinn’s Studio, VCCA Event
Branford, CT
 
Studio Visit Magazine, Volume Six
Open Studio Press, Spring Publication, Boston, MA
1995–present
The Drawing Center, Artist Registry 
New York, New York
2004/02/01
ARTLIFE, Limited Editions (signed edition of 100)
Issues 261, 242, 200, 229, Ventura, CA
1999
Gallery and Slide Lecture
University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY
1997
Gallery Talk
Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA