Jacob Hicks is a Brooklyn-based oil painter, educator with the Children’s Museum of the Arts, & critical writer. He founded Quantumartreview in 2014. He exhibits with Gallery Henoch in Chelsea.


2012 MFA New York Academy of Art 

2010 BFA Southern Methodist University



Cure/Rated: Bigotry, A Societal Cancer, HOFA Gallery, London, ENG

Winter Exhibition, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY

The Price of Everything and the Value of Nothing, Thinkspace, Los Angeles, CA


Common Ground, Children’s Museum of the Arts, New York, NY


Art Miami, One Miami Herald Plaza, Miami, FL

Take Home a Nude, Sotheby’s, New York, NY

Summer Exhibition, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY

International Biennial Portrait Competition, Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, Wausau, WI

Art New York, Pier 94, New York, NY

Grand Opening, Blackbird Gallery, New York, NY

While Supplies Last, Mount Analogue Seattle, WA

Square Pegs, Parlor Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ


Art Miami, One Miami Herald Plaza, Miami, FL

The last Smile, Parlor Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ

Take Home a Nude, Sotheby’s, New York, NY

Summer Juried Show, Blue Mountain Gallery, New York, NY

NYAA Summer Exhibition, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY

Dream, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Escape Velocity, The Plaxall Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


Multiplicity, Dacia Gallery, New York, NY


Twice Born, Steele Gallery, Gage Academy, Seattle, WA

NYAA Summer Exhibition, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY


Behind the Curtain, Mark Miller Gallery, New York, NY

The Wild’s Bestiary Benefit Auction, Garis & Hahn Gallery, New York, NY

Superficies 1, Prova 4 Bolit Centre d’Art Contemporani, Girona, Spain

Winter Salon Pop Up, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

One Billion Rising, Polk State College, Winter Haven, FL

Kamakura/NYC Synergy, Kamakura Arts Center, Kamakura, Japan


Mythical Beasts, One Mile Gallery, Kingston, NY

Lacunae, Halle 14, Spinnerei Leipzig, Germany

Single Fare, Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York, NY


Fr**k Off,  RH Gallery, New York, NY

Interfaith Biennial, Dominican University, River Forest, IL

Holy Lives, St. Elizabeth College, Morristown, NJ

MFA Thesis Exhibit, Wilkinson Hall, New York, NY


Webster Hall Quarterly, Webster Hall, New York, NY

Single Fair 2, Sloan Gallery, New York, NY


BFA Qualifying Exhibit, The Pollock Gallery, Dallas, TX


Wonderland, Wrong Side of the River, Brooklyn, NY

Phosphorus, Rare Bird Art Space, Brooklyn, NY, 2018

Anthropoceneans, New Hope Arts, New Hope, PA, 2016

Alchemy and Metaphysics, Trestle Project Space, Brooklyn, NY, 2014

Mythology and Folklore, Big Irvs Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2013

Not For Sale, The Lounge Underground, Brooklyn, NY, 2013

Things That go Bump in the Night, Kraine Gallery, New York, NY, 2012



CURE/RATED: Bigotry, A Societal Cancer, Artforum


“To identify and learn from the clarity and truthfulness that [children] reflect requires patience and devotion” — 5 Minutes with Teaching Artist Jacob Hicks, Children’s Museum of the Arts

Jacob Hicks, Por Amor al Arte 


Jacob Hicks: Painting Against the Dark Arts, Frontrunner

All About Teaching Artist Jacob Hicks!, Children’s Museum of the Arts

Welcome Artists!, Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts

Wrong Side of The River Opens in Greenpoint with ‘WONDERLAND’, Greenpointers 

Hyper-realistic artist Jacob Hicks – Art Miami 2019, Decorating Diva

Brooke Shields & Helena Christensen at Art New York, Medium 


Here It Is, the 2018 Real Simple Home: See 50+ Inspiring Ideas You Can Steal for Your PlaceReal Simple


Interview with Artist Jacob Hicks, ArteFuse

Natural Selection Comes Together, Art Nerd


Art Abounds This Weekend in Three New Shows, The Midland Reporter Telegram

Fresh Paint Magazine, Issue 8, July 2015, curated by Michael Kalmbach, edited by Amanda Shredwer, published by Ekatrina Popova


Bestiary, text by Bianca Ozeri, edited by Joseph Levinson, published by Los Salvajes Media Group, 2014

The Figure: Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture, by Donald Kuspit & Irving Sandler, edited by Margaret McCann, published by Rizzoli, 2014

Poets and Artists Magazine Issue # 56, Edited by Daniel Maidman, GOSS183 Publishing Group, Bloomington, Illinois


West Nottingham Academy Welcomes First Artist in Residence, The Cecil Daily


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