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Colter Jacobsen


Opening: Friday, September 7, 6–8pm

September 7 – October 14, 2018

A photograph of a black spot on a grass patch, with the silhouette of a person over it. The silhouette matches up so that the black spot is the silhouette's head.

Eclipse, 2018. Two digital prints, 12 x 18 inches each (30.5 x 45.7 cm)

A piece of cardboard painted with pink X's, that also has a small fuchsia starburst at the top of the piece. It is placed the "Callicoon Fine Arts" logo in the gallery's front window.

Calendar (X), 2018. Cardboard, acrylic, 17 x 11 inches (43.2 x 28 cm)

A drawing of Casper the ghost done on the back of 4 postcards. Casper is drawn like he is a connect the dots exercise.

Ghost Wood (flying female figure-Tiepolo), 2017. Found postcards, lemon juice, 12 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches (31.1 x 22.2 cm)

A drawing of 3 trees, equidistant from one another, with their branches bare. Between certain branches, color has been filled in to make an abstract composition. There are cool colors (blue, purple, green). Beneath the drawing is a patchwork piece of paper that it degrading and dirty, asymmetrical

tHrees (calendar), 2018. Watercolor on paper, found paper, 14 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches (36.8 x 22.2 cm)

A drawing on paper that is pasted to a black sheet of watercolor paper that has some water damage and variation. The drawing looks like a thicket from a forrest, and has a cluster of empty circles in the center.

memory w/o words (after Dorsky), 2018. Graphite and watercolor on paper, 15 3/4  x 18 3/4 inches (40 x 47.6 cm). 

A close up of the center of the drawing, which shows us the empty circles and the abstracted spindles of the forrest.

memory w/o words (after Dorsky) (detail), 2018. Graphite and watercolor on paper, 15 3/4  x 18 3/4 inches (40 x 47.6 cm). 

An drawing on paper that is framed by the chipboard that the paper is glued to. The drawing itself is a silhouette of a human head defined by abstract shapes and lines.

W.H.A., 2018. Graphite on paper, mounted on a clipboard, 15 3/4 x 11 7/8 inches (40 x 30.2 cm) 

A faint drawing on paper of a field of tall grass. Some leaves and branches are very detailed, others are just silhouettes.

kiss, 2018. Graphite on paper, 14 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches (36.8 x 45.1 cm)

A detail shot of the pencil drawing containing blades of grass, leaves, and flowers.

kiss (detail), 2018. Graphite on paper, 14 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches (36.8 x 45.1 cm)

An ink drawing on paper of many small squiggles. There is a rough outline of a frame, intermittently filled with squiggles. There is also a crescent moon shape in the center of the paper, and a small iris shape emerging from the bottom of the blank border section of the paper.

Penumbra (Wild Pacific Iris), 2018. Ink on paper, 14 x 8 3/4 inches (35.6 x 22.2 cm)

A detail shot which depicts the iris-shape sprouting from near the bottom of the piece of paper.

Penumbra (Wild Pacific Iris) (detail), 2018. Ink on paper, 14 x 8 3/4 inches (35.6 x 22.2 cm)

A mandala drawing of a spiraling pattern in blue, brown, and orange. There is a yellow dot in the center of the shape.

NOW (III), 2018. Watercolor on paper, 17 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches (45.1 x 37.5 cm)

Two nearly identical photographs of a woman holding a baby in a christening gown. In the sepia image to the left, there is a little boy over the right shoulder of the mother; in the black and white image on the right he has been omitted.

Portrait Repair (Walgreens), 2008. Found photograph, inkjet photograph, 6 3/4 x 8 inches (17.1 x 20.3 cm)

A drawing on paper of the Trevi Fountain horse and his horseman. There are two drawings, and they are mirror images of one another.

Trevi Fountain 2 (hippocampus), 2018. Graphite on paper, 5 3/4 x 16 inches (14.6 x 40.6 cm)

A close of up 3 squashed Marlboro cigarette containers, glued to substrates including an empty jewelry box and a leather wallet.

Fags for Joe & Bill (detail), 2018. Found cigarette boxes, frames, dimensions variable.

A drawing of two women standing next to a table that has bowls and napkins upon it. One looks 19th century (puffed skirt, updo), which the other looks like she's from 1920 (long scarf, wrap dress, floppy hat)

ANNA + AHHA ("Happy families are all alike; every gay family is gay in it's own way."- translation with table after Kate Brigg's This Little Art), 2018. Graphite on paper, 8 1/2 x 7 inches (21.6 x 17.8 cm)

Two versions of a similar sunset: one is a postcard behind plexiglas, the other is a pack of cigarettes. They are hung next to each other on the wall.

Sunset Filter (for Tomo), 2018. Found objects, 5 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches (13.3 x 26.7 cm)

A drawing on paper of a Japanese pagoda tree, with a section of musical notes on the top-middle.

Ghost wood (Japanese Pagoda), 2018. Graphite on paper, 8 1/2 x 6 7/8 inches (21.6 x 17.5 cm)

A close up of the Japanese pagoda with the musical notes of "Nature Boy" visible

Ghost wood (Japanese Pagoda) (detail), 2018. Graphite on paper, 8 1/2 x 6 7/8 inches (21.6 x 17.5 cm)

6 seeds on a small wooden shelf, installed on the wall

Eucalyptus, 2015. Seeds on wood shelf, 2 x 6 1/8 x 1 1/2 inches (5 x 15.6 x 3.8 cm)

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