Jacob Yanes--CV

Lives and works in Los Angeles, California



2006-08 MFA, University of California, Los Angeles (Sculpture) 

1995-96BA, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 

1992-94St. John’s College, Santa Fe, New Mexico


Selected Exhibitions


Bodies of a Different Mass, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Los Angeles CA


All the Small Things, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles CA.  July 29-August 26, 2017

To See Is to Have: Navigating Today’s Art EcosystemThe McNay Art Museum, San Antonio TX.  May 18-August 6, 2017



Brancusi 2.0, Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles CA


Victor Jara /  Lethe and Eunoe, Night Gallery, Los Angeles CA  


Show and Tell, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena CA 

FANATIC, POST Gallery, Los Angeles CA


Philomela (solo exhibition), Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles CA


The Big Four, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles CA

Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles CA

Mutual Migration, Michael Rosenthal Gallery, San Francisco CA 

FAWC Fellows Exhibition, Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown MA


Some Young Los Angeles Artists, Cardwell Jimmerson Gallery, Culver City CA 

Thesis Exhibition, New Wight Gallery, UCLA Broad Art Center, Los Angeles CA


Grants / Residencies / Fellowships

2011-2012  Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2010-11  Teaching Artist Fellowship, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena CA

2009-10  Visual Arts Fellowship, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

2008  Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture


Public Collections

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles California



Los Angeles Times, Critic’s Choice: Jacob Yanes Offers a Tapestry of Meaning by Sharon Mizota May 14, 2012 ( http:// www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/culture/la-et-cm-art-review-jacob-yanes-at-steve-turner- contemporary-20120507,0,6274749.story )

X-TRA Contemporary Arts Quarterly: The Big Four: Michael Decker, Liz Glynn, Jed Lind, Jacob Yanes by Tucker Neel Summer 2011 Vol. 13 No. 4 ( http://tuckerneel.wordpress.com/2011/08/22/the-big-four-michael-decker-liz-glynn-jed-lind-jacob- yanes-at- steve-turner-contemporary-los-angeles/ )

Los Angeles Times, Art Review: ‘The Big Four’ at Steve Turner Contemporary by Sharon Mizota December 3, 2010 ( http:// latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2010/12/art-review-the-big-four-at-steve-turner- contemporary.html )

Art 21 Blog: Dark Undercurrents in the Hammer Contemporary Collection by Lily Simonson September 23, 2010 ( http:// blog.art21.org/2010/09/23/dark-undercurrents-in-the-hammer-contemporary-collection/ )