Matt C Jacobs
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Matt  Jacobs
119a Roberts st.
 Asheville, NC 28801

Education

2006 University of North Carolina Asheville 
Bachelor of Arts, art major with a concentration in ceramics
Undergraduate Research Scholar

2004 Penland School of Arts and Crafts
Fall concentration in ceramics with Sequoia Miller

Group Exhibitions

2011 “Containment.” Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville NC.

2010 Studio Ceramics 2010. The Signature Shop & Gallery, Atlanta Georgia

2009 Anthropogenic: New work by Eric Knoche and Matt Jacobs. Crimson Laurel Gallery in Bakersville, NC
Biannual River District Studio Stroll; Clay Space Co-op, Asheville, NC.
 
2008     New work: Clayspace Coop Members. Front Gallery, Asheville area arts      council, NC

Western North Carolina wood fire invitational. Hand in Hand Gallery, Arden NC

Clayspace at the Hambidge Clay Center, GA

2008 “The Body in Pots,”  Redstar studio Kansas City, juried by Nick Joelring. KS 

UNCA alumni show. Asheville NC
Corning Community College invitational. Corning NY

2007 Sculptural/Functional: UNCA Clay Faculty, Students, and Alumni; Center for 
Craft, Creativity and Design, Hendersonville, NC.

Biannual River District Studio Stroll; Clay Space Co-op, Asheville, NC.

Current Works Clayspace Co-op: Josh Copus, Matt Jacobs, Eric Knoche; Roswell ArtCenter West Atl. GA. 

Asheville up incoming; Good Dirt Athens GA. 




2006 Wild Clay: Exhibiting the Influence of Using Local Materials; American Folk 
Gallery, Asheville, North Carolina. 

UNCA Clay: Student, Faculty, and Alumni; Artemisia, Asheville, North Carolina.

Biannual River District Studio Stroll; Clay Space Co-op, Asheville, North 
Carolina.

2005 Thirty-Eighth Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition; University Gallery, 
University of North Carolina, Asheville

Biannual River District Studio Stroll; Clay Space Co-op, Asheville, North 
Carolina

2004 Thirty-Seventh Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition; University Gallery, 
University of North Carolina, Asheville

Biannual River District Studio Stroll; Clay Space Co-op, Asheville, North 
Carolina

2003 Thirty-Sixth Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition; University Gallery, 
University of North Carolina, Asheville

2000 Scholastic Art Show; Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, North Carolina



Solo Exhibitions

2006 Local Contours, Bachelor of Arts Show, Second Floor Gallery UNCA

Publications

2009 Conversation with clay. The Log Bog: International Wood-fired Publication. Issue 37, Scariff Co. Republic of Ireland. Special Young Woodfirers Issue.

2006 Recreating Tradition: An observation of the effects that local, non-industrially 
processed materials have on the work of contemporary ceramicists, National 
Conference on Undergraduate Research Proceedings

Honors, Awards, Grants

2006 Recreating Tradition; Undergraduate Research Grant – University of North 
Carolina Asheville researched local materials including native clays; 
Collaborative research with Josh Copus

Related Professional Activities

2009 National Conference for the Education of Ceramic Arts, attendance 03-09.

2008 Assisted in building Josh Copus’s community temple kiln, six months.

2007 Assisted in building Noborigama kiln for Rand Heazlitt; Corydon, Indiana

Sculptural/Functional: UNCA Clay Faculty, Students, and Alumni; Center for 
Craft, Creativity and Design, Hendersonville, North Carolina; presented a talk on 
ceramic work and native clay influences

Guest speaker on maintaining a cooperative studio and gallery space presented to 
Art Appreciation class; AB Tech College, Asheville North Carolina

2006 20+1 Years of Tozan Kilns: International Woodfire Conference; University of 
Northern Arizona Flagstaff, Arizona; pre-conference presenter during evening 
slide presentations

Workshops
2011 Shozo Michikawa, and Judith Duff firing workshop in Cedar Mountain NC.

2005 Judith Duff Kiln building workshop with Japanese potter Shozo Michikawa. Cedar Mountain, NC.

2004 Josh Deweese
Gay Smith
Will and Douglass Rankin
Linda McFarland
Terry Gess
Leah Leitson
Tom Kerrigan

2000 George Handy


Professional Affiliations
Clay-Space Co-op founding member; Asheville, North Carolina.

River District Art Council member: Asheville, North Carolina.

Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, North Carolina.
Asheville Area Arts council Member, Asheville North Carolina.

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