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Arline Jacoby

New York, NY


Education/Residency History


Hunter College, NY, NY, graduate ceramics classes (1990)

Pietra Santa, Italy, artist residency working in marble yards and foundries (1984)

Arrowmont, University of Tennessee, enameling workshop (1982)

F.I.T., courses in jewelry illustration and design (1979)

Kulicke Institute of Enameling, NY, NY, courses in enameling and silver-smithing (1977)

MFA, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY (1969)

BA in Art, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY (1965)

Stella Elkin Tyler College of Fine Arts (Temple University) Elkin’s Park, PA (1945-1947)


Selected Solo Exhibitions


Color Outside The Line, RIVAA Gallery, NY, NY (2015)

Made in America, RIVAA Gallery, NY, NY (2012)

Recession, Octagon Gallery, NY, NY (2011)


Selected Group Exhibitions


Work has appeared in:

Veridian Gallery

Adelphi University

Queens University

St. John’s University




1st Prize, Nassau County Show, Guggenheim Estate (2005)

Award of Excellence, Long Island Art Teachers Association, Sculpture (1987)


Work Experience


Creative Advisor, Extended Art Program, Greyston Child Care Center, Yonkers, NY (2001)

Creative Advisor, University Settlement, Beacon Campus, Beacon, NY (1999)

Art Teacher, PS/IS 217 Gifted Program, Roosevelt Island, NY (1995-1998)

Sculpture Teacher, Queens College Continuing Education, Queens, NY (1989-1991)

Art Teacher, West Hempstead High School, West Hempstead, NY (1970-1988)

Master Teacher, Supervisor of Teacher Training for Queens College, Adelphi University, School of Visual Arts, CW Post and Hofstra University (1970-1988)

Owned and Directed Jacoby’s Summer Camp, Woodburn, NY (1950-1975)


Professional Organizations/Community Activities


Founder/President of Roosevelt Island Art Association, Roosevelt Island, NY (1995-2001)

Chairperson of Roosevelt Island Public Art Panel, Roosevelt Island, NY (1993-1997)

Community Liaison for Sculpture Center at Roosevelt Island, NY (1992-1996)

Vice President, Long Island Art Teachers Association, Nassau, NY (1981-1982)

Chairperson for  Nassau & Suffolk County, Olympics for the Visual Arts, Albany, NY (1987-1988)

Board Member of the Long Island Art Teachers Association, Nassau, NY (1970-1988)

District Delegate for the New York State Art Teachers Association, Nassau, NY (1965-1988)

Faculty Advisor for the National Art Honor Society sponsored by the NAEA, National Art Education Association, West Hempstead, NY

Member of Professional Art Teachers Architectural Drawing group, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY (1980-1986)







Arline Jacoby (in middle) teaching students the joy of creativity. 

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