Colter Jacobsen was born in Ramona, California, and lives in San Francisco. He holds a BFA from San Francisco Art Institute. Selected solo exhibitions of his work include Slow Down Dust, Corvi-Mora, London; As Soon As, The Apartment, Vancouver; This Is How We Walk On The Moon: Colter Jacobsen, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego La Jolla, San Diego; Scanning the long sleeves of the shore, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco; and the golden green selves of lewis rist, Heliopolis, New York. His work has been featured in numerous exhibitions, including A Slow Succession with Many Interruptions, SFMOMA; Artists Are Like Water, Look Up Gallery, Guerneville, California; People's Biennial, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit; and Artists & Editions, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, among others. Jacobsen is a 2010 SFMOMA SECA Art Award recipient. His life in haiku: distant birds singing/ in the pre-dawn after rain/ my first memory.
–Courtesy of Headlands Center for the Arts