Reviews and Publications


Biblioklept, Colossus — John Jacobsmeyer, January 29, 2020
Hi-Fructose, Smith, Andy, John Jacobsmeyer Returns with Locus Colossus, January 17th, 2020
Supersonicart, Tutor, Zach, John Jacobsmeyer Paintings Surreal and Mind Bending, December 27th, 2019
Juxtapoz, Bogojev, Sasha, Gallery Poulsen Explores the American Painter in “Once Upon a Time in America” Group Show in Copenhagen, August 21, 2018
Arrested Motion, Sleepboy, Recap: John Jacobsmeyer- “Great Feats and Defeats” at Jonathan LeVine Projects, March 20, 2018
Wall Street International Magazine, Great Feats and Defeats, February 23, 2018
Hi- Fructose, Smith, Andy, John Jacobsmeyer’s Plywood Worlds Return in New Show, February 17, 2018
Widewalls, Martinique, Elena, Jonathan LeVine Projects Presents: Daniel Agdag and John Jacobsmeyer, February 16, 2018
Juxtapoz, Interview: John Jacobsmeyer On His New Show, Video Games, TV, and The Perks of Cheap Plywood, February 13, 2018
Polk State College, Polk Newsroom, Printmaking Invitational Exhibition: A Survey of Printmaking Techniques From Across the Globe, April 14, 2017
Hi- Fructose, Smith, Andy, John Jacobsmeyer’s Paintings Ring of Nostalgia, Imagined Worlds, February 2, 2017.
Kopenhagen Art Guide, Knotty Children, Copenhagen, Denmark, February 2016
The Iriedaily, John Jacobsmeyer- It Came From a Pine Box, Berlin, Germany, February 17, 2015
White Hot Magazine of Contemporary Art, Landmark, Ottilie, It Came From a Pine Box: John Jacobsmeyer at Gallery Poulsen, February, 2015
Foodiggity, Durso, Chris, Got Wood? The Paintings of John Jacobsmeyer, March 30, 2010
L_A_N magazine (interview), “John Jacobsmeyer” Volume 01. Issue 02. Plutarchʼs Reality
Kany, Daniel, “Impressive Gallery Makes Impressive debute” Audience, Portland, Maine (July 31,
2011)image of “Tank”
Bouchard, Sarah, “Art Review” , The Bollard, Portland, Maine, (August 2011) Image of “Tank”
Animal New York
Fischer, Mark, River Front Times, St. Louis, MO (March 10 ,2011)
Lambert, Olympia, Review Artcat Zine (August 5, 2008)
Kalm, James, Review Brooklyn Rail(July/August 2005) Image of “Invasion”
Weekend Event Daily Candy NYC (June10-12 2005) Image of “Invasion”
Review Village Voice NYC Guide June 2005 (Snow)
Craven, Robert. Spotlight Review “Accurate Deceptions and Other Optical Illusions” Art New
England(Dec. 2003/Jan. 2004)
Calabria, Karen. Interview 24/7 Brooklyn Arts Cobble Hill Carroll Gardens Courier(May 26,2003) portrait
Dawson, Jessica. Review The Washington Post (Oct. 3 2002) image of St. Gregory
Pope, Laura. Review The Union Leader (Feb.1-4, 2001)image of Cindy Sherman wood engraving
Protzman, Ferdinand. Review The Washington Post (May 11,2000,CO5)
McCartin, Jeanne. “Challenging Assumptions” Portsmouth Herald (May19,2000, B5,B6)two photos of the
Parcellin, Paul. Review Art New England 20th year ( April/May ʻ99 p.39)
McQuaid, Cate. “My G.I. Joe, Myself: one manʼs private frontier“ The Boston Globe (14 Jan. 99, pp. E1,
E6) oneimage of the painting Frontier Artist
Wildman, David. “Graphic look at Narrative Painting Genre” The Boston Sunday Globe (3 Jan. 99, pp.
C9, C10 City Weekly Pulse Section) one image of the paintingCyclops
Ruggieri, John. “Tableaux vivants” Bay Windows (17 Dec. 98, pp. 12B, 13B) one image of the painting
Frontier Artist
Dagostino, Mark. “Exhibit presents fresh new works” The Boston Sunday Globe (6 April 97, CityWeekly
Calendar Section)
Hamm, Christine. “You decide what they are: Jacobsmeyerʼs landscapes work the imagination” Concord
Monitor (27 March 97 pp. D-1, D-6) two images of the paintings Excavation and Brainscape
- - - “Canvas Crusader” Portsmouth Herald, Portsmouth, NH (14 March 97, p. B5) one image of the
artist with the painting Carrying
Isaacson, Philip. “A show of six artists taking place ...” Maine Sunday Telegram (17 Nov. 96, p. 8E)
- - - “Kudos” ArtNews Magazine (Jan. 95, p. 38)
Hamm, Christine. “Itʼs a wild, wild world - Down on the farm with John Jacobsmeyer” Concord Sunday
Monitor(27 Nov. 94, pp. 1, 3, 14) image of artist with a painting and two images of the paintings
Carrying and Daedalus
Fletcher, Nina. “Neomannerists fail to please” Worcester Magazine (1 Jun. 94) one image of the painting
Prodigal Son
McQuaid, Cate. “The Twilight Zone” South End News (26 May 26 94, pp. 13-15) one image of the painting
Magiera, Frank. “Fitchburgʼs ʻNew Talentʼ exhibition quite impressive” Telegram & Gazette (13 May 94)
Hill, Shawn. “Other Worlds” Bay Windows (12 May 94, pp. 27, 28)
Giuliano, Charles. “The Surreal Thing” The Improper Bostonian (11 - 24 May 94)
Nigrosh, Leon. “Come out, come out: Spring brings 24 ʻnewʼ artists to Fitchburg” The Worcester Phoenix
(22 Apr 94)
Day, Jeffrey. “Charleston exhibit rich and diverse” The State, Columbia, SC (2 Feb. 92, pp. 1F, 4F) one
image of the painting Bull and Man
Rusnell, Wesley A. “Second annual artistsʼ residency show opens” Roswell Daily Record, Roswell, NM
(Jan. 92)
Day, Jeffrey. “Contemporary ties to the past” The State, Columbia, SC (21 Jan. 91, p. 1F)
Drake, Nicholas. “Exhibit showcase diversity of local talent” The News and Courier/The Evening Post,
Charleston, SC (20 Jan. 91, p. 9G)
Drake, Nicholas. “Arts retrospective joins opposing sides” The News and Courier/The Evening Post,
Charleston, SC(12 Aug. 90, p. 10F)
Drake, Nicholas. “New look at art” The News and Courier/Evening Post, Charleston, SC (Feb. - - 90, p.
2F) one image of the painting Cow in Parabola
Edmundson, Tiffany. “Art exhibit offers variety” Cougar Pause (31 Jan. 90) one image of the painting
- - - “Ely House displays works by five emerging painters” - - - (Feb. 89) one image of the painting
- - - “Five emerging painters exhibit at Ely House” New Haven ARTS (Feb. 89, p. 10) one image of
Jacobsmeyer self-portrait
Bruner, Louise. “Focus is on Realism in current exhibition at BGSU Art Gallery” Toledo Blade (8 Oct. 86,
August 2011 “Bigfoot” History Channel
October 2009 “Intimate Frontiers” New Jersey Public Television
March ʻ03 “Printmakers Only: An Exhibition of Handmade Artistʼs Prints”Maryland Public Television
Nov. ʻ02 “John Jacobsmeyer: New Paintings” Ann Avry producer Maryland Public Television one
half hour interview(played several times each month for one year)Rockville, MD
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McCann, Margaret Intimate Frontiers, gallery catalog, Publisher: Stockton State College, Oct. ʼ09
New American Painting Northeast (a group show in print) Vol. 80, Publisher: Open
Studios Press Feb. ʼ09
Martin,Craig The Patrimony Corrupted, gallery catalog for exhibition “The Patrimony Corrupted”
publisher: Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, 1999, statement by artist and one image of painting
Prodigal Son
Poras, E. Linda. New England / New Talent, museum catalog for the exhibition “New England /
New Talent”published by Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA 1994, p. 10, one image of the painting
Prodigal Son
Bradford R. Collins,Contemporary Charleston, museum catalog for the traveling exhibition
“Contemporary Charleston” publisher: Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC 1991, statement by artist
and one image of the
painting Sacred Love
Nathan, Jacqueline. Accurate Depictions? Figurative Realist Paintings, gallery catalog for the
exhibition “Accurate Depictions?” printed by Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 1986,
one image of the
painting Self-portrait with Fomar