Blinn Jacobs studied at the Yale School of Art for four years and received her MFA in painting from the University of Pennsylvania. Blinn’s work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally. Jacobs has been awarded many prestigious awards, grants, and residencies including the Mattatuck Museum Mixmaster Award, the Artist Fellowship Grant from the Connecticut Commision on the Arts, The Wofsey Award from the National Faber Birren Color Show, The Dr. Thomas Ayoub and Christine Dombrowski Award through Silvermine Guild Arts Center, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residencies in Sweet Briar, VA, and the Oberpfalzer Kunstlerhaus Fellowship, International Residency in Schwandorf Germany.
The work of Robert Reed (1938-2014) has been exhibited internationally and has been included in exhibits at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the Biennial of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Hirshhorn Museum, the Walker Art Center, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, and the Yale University Art Gallery. His solo exhibits include the Whitney Museum of American Art; the Bayly Museum in Charlottesville, Virginia; the Washburn Gallery in New York; and the McIntosh Gallery in Atlanta. His work is included in the permanent collections of the Hirshhorn Museum, the Walker Art Center, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Yale University Art Gallery, and the Bayly Museum.