awards:

June 26-July 14, 2017                    Salmagundi Club, at the National Society of Painters in Casein & Acrylic 63rd Annual Exhibition,

                                                       "Greenwich Lighted Tractor Parade", Fifth Avenue, NYC


July 13-16, 2017                              Open Studio Tour of Washington County, a juried biennial event showcasing professional fine

                                                         artists


May 18, 2017- June 23, 2017         Solo Show, Historic Salem Courthouse, Salem, NY


Nov 12, 2016 - Jan 1, 2017             Solo Show, Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT


January 9-February 7, 2016       Southern Vermont Arts Center Winter Member Show in Manchester, VT


October 2-30, 2015                    LARAC's "Realism vs Abstraction" juried show at Lapham Gallery, Glens Falls,NY, honorable

                                                           mention

September 17-20, 2015          Malta League of Arts "6th Annual Arts Attitude", Round Lake, NY


April 2-May 1, 2015             Solo exhibit "What's New?" at the Greenwich Free Library, Greenwich, NY


November 15-Dec 31, 2014     Saratoga Art Center Members' Show, entitled "Emerald Ireland", Saratoga Springs,  NY


November 3-Dec 1, 2014           Solo Exhibit, Center Gallery at the Commons, Clifton Park, NY 


September 11-14, 2014                 Featured Artist at the Malta League of Arts' 5th Annual "Arts Attitude" Exhibit at the 

                                                           Round  Lake Auditorium, Round Lake, NY


July 11- August 8, 2014          LARAC'S Lapham Gallery "Whimsically Noted" 3 Person Exhibit, Glens Falls, NY


October 4- Nov 8, 2013        Solo exhibit at The Green Bridge Gallery, Cambridge, NY


July 18, 2013                       Featured artist at Third Thursday Art Walk in Glens Falls @ 6 Pine Street Gallery,Glens Falls, NY


June 5-10, 2013                   Exhibited in Saratoga Arts Fest @ Coffee Traders, Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY


May 24-27, 2013                 LARAC's Members' Show at Lapham Gallery, Glens Falls, NY


April 27,28, 2013                 Battenkill Chorale featured artist, at St. Joseph's Church, Greenwich, NY


March 2013                                LARAC's Lapham Gallery: 120 degrees Intercollegiate Art Competition, first place, Glens Falls, NY


February 2013                            Gallery 99, group exhibit sponsored by Art in the Public Eye, Glens Falls, NY    


Dec 2012 and Jan 2013          Solo Exhibit at Samantha's in Glens Falls, NY


Nov& Dec 2012                        The Arts Center Gallery Membership Show, exhibited "Evening at the Adelphi",Saratoga Springs


Fall 2012                                    Exhibit at Dish in Greenwich, NY


Oct- Nov 2012                         Featured Artist at Third Thursday Art Walk, Glens Falls, NY


July 1- Sept 2, 2012                 Group Exhibit at Gallery 668, Battenville, NY


May 1-30, 2012                       Solo Exhibit at the Greenwich Free Library, Greenwich, NY


Oct 1- 29, 2011                         Solo Exhibit at the Milne Public Library, Williamstown, MA


Aug 7- Sept 18, 2011               Group Exhibit at Gallery 668, Battenville, NY


February 2010                        Solo Exhibit at the Greenwich Free Library, Greenwich, NY


October 2009                          Solo Exhibit in the Milne Public Library, Williamstown, MA


August 2007                    Solo Exhibit at the Wash. Co. Farm Museum, Wash. Co. Fairgrounds,Greenwich

September 2014          "Featured Artist" at the Malta League of Arts 5th Anniversary of "Arts Attitude" in

                                             Round Lake Auditorium"


July 2014                   Painting, "The Green Mountains Bring Silence", included in the Greenwich, NY

                                              Chamber of Commerce tourism brochure


July 2013                   "Featured Artist" at Third Thursday Glens Falls Art Walk


October 2012               "Featured Artist" at Third Thursday Glens Falls Art Walk


August 2008               "1850 Farm Chores" used as cover of the Washington County fair program given to

                                               all fair goers at the entrance gate


May 2008                  Created logo for the "Learning is Fun This Summer" enrichment program for

                                              children in Greenwich, NY, used for publicity and tee shirts


June 2007                   Commissioned by the Greenwich Lions Club to paint "Gazebo in Mowry Park" for

                                               the State Lions Club Convention booklet


April 2004                  Created logo used by the Greenwich "Food for Kids" program publicity



July 2017                  Winsor & Newton Award at the National Society of Painters in Casein & Acrylic at the Salmagudi   

                                             Club, Fifth Ave., NYC, for "Greenwich Lighted Tractor Parade"


August 2016               finalist in The Artist's Magazine's 33rd Annual Art Competition 2016 for "London Evening"


October 2015              LARAC Juried Art Exhibition at Lapham Gallery "Realism" Honorable Mention for "Lovable       

                                                Vermont"


August 2015               finalist in The Artist's Magazine's 32nd Annual Art Competition 2015 for "Lovable Vermont"


August 2014               Finalist in The Artist's Magazine's 31st Annual Art Competition 2014 for two pieces: "The

                                              Countryside" and "Frosty Night on Phila Street"     


March 2013                       1st prize in LARAC's 120 Degrees Intercollegiate Art Competition out of over 100

                                              submissions for "The Matterhorn in Switzerland" at Lapham Gallery


April 2012                 Parnassus Award for "Excellence in Art" from SUNY Adirondack at 44th Annual Awards Ceremony



May '06,'07,'08,'09,'10  1st place, Washington County Farm Museum Contest for "An Evening at Washington

                                               County Fair", "Sunset in Washington County", "Center Falls Schoolhouse, 1850", "1850

                                               Chores", "1850 Farm"

120 Degrees Intercollegiate Competition  at Lapham with judge James Kettlewell

publications:

Gallery 668, Battenville

past exhibitions:

Open Studios Tour of Washington County

exhibition sites:

Samantha's in Glens Falls

Salmagundi Club Awards Ceremony in  Manhattan

Untold Stories of the Battenkill, co-authored by Elizabeth and Barton Cockey. Ashland, Ohio: Book Masters, 2017.
               Jacob Houston has an interview and two of his paintings published in this hard cover book: "Battenkill

               Serenity" and "Icy Battenkill at Center Falls", 2017


The Daily Gazette,"Young Artist's Show Focuses on Scenery, Cities", Schenectady, NY, November 17, 2016


The Post Star, Arts/Life section feature article, "Artist Follows His Heart to Create His Art", Glens Falls, NY,

                 Sunday edition July 1, 2012


Saratoga Living, arts section feature article, "Jacob Houston: Young Greenwich Artist's Reputation

               Grows", Saratoga, NY, Spring Edition 2012


Albany Times Union, arts section feature article, "The Artist as a Young Man", Albany, NY, January 9, 2011


Greenwich High School Counseling Office, "Student of the Month", Greenwich, NY, March 2011,

                 featuring Jacob's art career


Hill Country Observer, "An Eye For Structure, From Cities to Farms", February-March 2010


The Transcript, "Paintings by NY Teen on View at Milne Library", Williamstown, MA, October 5, 2009

Malta League of Arts at Round Lake Auditorium

Greenwich Library

Greenwich Library

Milne Library in Williamstown, MA

Gallery 668, Battenville

Lapham Gallery, Glens Falls

Southern Vermont Arts Center

Malta League of Arts at Round Lake Auditorium

Jacob accepting award from President of the National Society of Acrylic Painters, Douglas Wiltraut, at the Salmagundi Club in Manhattan

Jacob Houston Art

Historic Salem Courthouse

Southern Vermont Arts Center

achievements: