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The Collage Journal Collage Face to Face Photography Mixed Media Installation CV Critical Essays & Reviews

Exposition En Plein Air

Kea and The Ark


Dupree Gallery Exhibition


Montclair Art Museum Collaboration with Ben Jones





2023            ArtYard, Frenchtown, NJ Created collages for stage projections of Sebastienne Mundheim's production of Kea and the Ark. May 6&7th

2023            Dupreé Gallery, Lambertville, NJ - Collage/Mixed Media
January 6 -29

2018            Collaboration with Ben Jones, Montclair Art Museum, 13'x40' Collage Installation, Sept.


2016            The McGraw Gallery, Newark Academy, Livingston, NJ (Solo)  Oct. 14- Nov. 19


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


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


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


2013            The Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, NJ By The Numbers: More or Less,  Curated by Donna Gustafon (Zimmerli Museum)  Oct. 13- Nov. 7


2013            The Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, NJ  Abstract Lives,  Curated by Virginia Fabbri Butera  Sept. 8- Oct. 3


2012            Visual Arts Center of NJ, Summit  Changing Times: Seven Years of The Collage Journal May 4 - July 1


2012            SMI Gallery, Montclair, NJ Portraits: Beneath the Surface , May 18 – August 14


2011            Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc (Haute-Savoie), France   Exposition en Plein Air, Ponts et Passages  June 14-September 15    


2011            SMI 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

                      May 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 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 - 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 Exhib. Dec. 16-Jan. 13


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


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 – October2.


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.




2011            Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc (Haute-Savoie), France   Exposition en Plein Air, Ponts et Passages  June 14-September 15    


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            HipHop 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




2017            Kolaj Magazine, November,  The Collage Journal


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            Possum 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.




10/22/17    Westfield Art Assoc. & Contemporary Art Group,  Lecture, The Collage Journal  


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


3/23/13       NJTV, PBS, State of The Arts,  Profile on Peter Jacobs: Collage Artist 


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 for professional printmaking artists


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


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


11/98           The Newark Academy, Honorarium Lecture


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

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

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


4/30/90       Honorarium Lecture;  Influence & Process

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




2022 xx New Jersey Stage, Creating Art From Newspapers Every Day For 18 Years


2021xxxxMontclair Local, 16 Years, 6,000 Collages, 1 Montclair Artist: Peter Jacobs' Extraordinary" Collage Journal"


2021 xixBucks County Herald, "Source is the news, but result is a surprise"


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


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


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


2013            Artslant New York, Abstract Lives, Mary Gregory


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


2011            Strathmore Fine Artist Papers  Winter/Spring Newsletter, Featured artist, Layered Visions


2010            The Montclair Times, Front Page Arts, “What is Portraiture”   Novemebr 18


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


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.





2016            JoyArt, New Paltz, NY Artist Residency


2012            Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, The Art of Collage & The Daily Practice of Art


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





2003-2011  Curator & Exhibition Coordinator, Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ


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