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Stephen Jacobson- Art Career and Framing and Presentation Tips

Stephen Jacobson RWA

 I was born in Manchester and studied at the Manchester High School of Art, Manchester College of Art and Liverpool College of Art. In 1971 I went to London to study at the Royal Academy School post-graduate course.

 After graduating I taught etching at Camden Institute before moving to Bristol in 1975. I worked in design for several years while continuing to paint and exhibit locally and in London. In 1988 I moved to Portishead and this led to a fascination with the sea and the skies.

 In 2008 I was elected to the Royal West of England Academy and became vice president in 2013. In 2017 I curated an exhibition at the RWA on the theme of ‘Air’ and in the same year was invited to become a member of the Bath Society of Artists.

 I am currently involved with scheduling exhibitions at the Academicians’ Gallery at the RWA

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