RAC Spotlight | Natalie Jacobson – Seeing Things: the difference between you and me

Guest Curated by Mark Booth
OPENING RECEPTION: Sunday, December 10, 3-6PM
Exhibition Dates: December 10, 2017 – January 13, 2018

Natalie Jacobson, Untitled, 2016, acrylic and spray paint on burlap and stretcher, 10" x 8".

Natalie Jacobson, Untitled, 2016, acrylic and spray paint on burlap and stretcher, 10″ x 8″.

Natalie Jacobson’s work explores the states between inside and outside by focusing on the ‘thingness’ of a painting. While hinting at pictorial space, she looks for ways to erode the hierarchy of supports, surface, and picture plane by using all components to create an image.

Untitled, 2017. Spray paint and ink on burlap and stretcher, 18"x16".

Untitled, 2017. Spray paint and ink on burlap and stretcher, 18″x16″.

Untitled, 2016. Spray paint on burlap and stretcher,  10"x 8".

Untitled, 2016. Spray paint on burlap and stretcher, 10″x 8″.

Untitled, 2016. Spray paint and thread on scrim and stretcher, 10" x 12".

Untitled, 2016. Spray paint and thread on scrim and stretcher, 10″ x 12″.

RAC Spotlight exhibitions are annual solo shows highlighting the work of artists in the RAC Community. Natalie Jacobson is RAC’s Arts Programming Manager and heads up our FlexSpace program. She has exhibited her work in group shows at the Hyde Park Art Center; the Rockford Art Museum; The Guest Room, Chicago; and Dogmatic Gallery, Chicago, among other venues. “Seeing Things: the difference between you and me” is her first solo exhibition.

Guest Curator Bio: Mark Booth is a Chicago-based interdisciplinary artist, sound artist, writer and musician. He is an assistant professor in the Writing and Sound departments at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and has exhibited his work widely both nationally and internationally. Most recently, he has had solo exhibitions at Devening Projects + Editions (2017); Sector 2337 (2016) and Adds Donna (2011) in Chicago.