Next Stop… Iceland

Well I’ve returned to my home base of Kansas City, but -as seems to be the case in my life right now- not for much longer…

My next endeavor is a two month artist residency at the Skaftfell Center for Visual Arts in Seydisfjorður, Iceland. I’ll be in residence at Skaftfell this coming December and January. If you’re unfamiliar with what an artist residency is or if your asking yourself why would anyone want to go to Iceland…let alone in the winter? Feel free to visit the Kickstarter page I’ve started for more information.

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/464970410/artist-residency-in-iceland/widget/video.html

Click HERE to visit The Skaftfell Center for Visual Art’s website.

Click HERE to go to my Kickstarter Page.

Here are some shots of the rewards backers will get if they donate:

Here are some in-progress Tic Tac sculptures

Some dipped Japanese postcards. Each piece will be unique and have 1-2 colors.

Some recycled container lamps.

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About Matt Jacobs

Matt Jacobs is an artist and writer based in Kansas City, Missouri. He holds a BFA in Sculpture and Art History from the Kansas City Art Institute. His work has been exhibited internationally in Iceland and Italy as well as throughout the U.S. including Texas, California, and New York. In addition to maintaining a studio practice, Jacobs also pursues critical activities such as writing and curating. He has curated several exhibitions in the Kansas City area including “Twenty Something” at City Arts Project and at the H+R Block Artspace’s Biennial Flatfile exhibition. His writing has appeared in Art Tattler, Review Magazine, and Glasstire.
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