Accepting award from President of the National Society of Acrylic Painters, Douglas Waltraut, at the Salmagundi Club in Manhattan
Salmagundi Club Awards Ceremony in Manhattan
Lapham Gallery, Glens Falls, NY
The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls
129 Degrees Intercollegiate Competition at Lapham Gallery with judge James KettlewelL
Gallery 668, Battenville
Southern Vermont Arts Center
Historic Salem Courthouse
Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, Vt
Malta League of Arts at Round Lake Auditorium
Laffer Gallery in Schuylerville, NY
Milne Library in Williamstown, MA
Open Studios Tour of Washington County
July 15- Dec. 31, 2022 "Always Pleasing and Cheerful", paintings in the spirit of Grandma Moses including artists Jacob Houston,
Will Moses, Cate Mandigo, Clara Mae Towers and Sandie Keyser at the Folklife Center of Crandall Library, Glens Falls, NY
Oct.7-Nov.2, 2022 LARAC Annual Juried Show: Lost in Time and Space "Washington County" and "NYC 1930's" included in this Lapham Gallery Show in Glens Falls, NY
March- Nov. 2022 Jacob's art was on display on the walls of this fine dining restaurant in Greenwich, "Wallies"
Sept. 28-Oct.27, 2019 "Rural Rhythm" 7 Artist Exhibit, The Laffer
Gallery, Schuylerville, NY
July 19-21, 2019 Open Studios Tour of Washington County, a
juried biennial event showcasing professional
fine artists of Washington County, NY
April 7- June 23, 2019 "A Magical World: The Art of Jacob Houston"
solo exhibition in the Hoopes Gallery at The
Hyde Collection, a contemporary museum at
161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, New York
June 18-July 6, 2018 Salmagundi Club, at the National Society of
Painters in Casein & Acrylic 64th Annual
Exhibition, "New York 1950", Fifth Avenue,
NYC, Award: The Richeson/Shiva Award
Dec. 2, 2017- Jan. 7, 2018 Upstate Artists 6th Annual Juried Group
Show at the Laffer Gallery, Schuylerville, NY
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, Award: The
Winsor & Newton Award
July 13-16, 2017 Open Studio Tour of Washington County, a
juried biennial event showcasing
professional fine artists of Washington
May 18, 2017- June 23, 2017 Solo Show, Historic Salem Courthouse,
Nov 12, 2016 - Jan 1, 2017 Solo Show, Southern Vermont Arts Center,
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,
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,
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,
July 18, 2013 Featured artist at Third Thursday Art Walk
in Glens Falls @ 6 Pine Street Gallery, Glens
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
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,
Oct 1- 29, 2011 Solo Exhibit at the Milne Public Library,
Aug 7- Sept 18, 2011 Group Exhibit at Gallery 668, Battenville, NY
February 2010 Solo Exhibit at the Greenwich Free Library,
October 2009 Solo Exhibit in the Milne Public Library,
August 2007 Solo Exhibit at the Wash. Co. Farm Museum,
Wash. Co. Fairgrounds,Greenwich
August 2018 finalist in The Artist's Magazine's 35th Annual Art
Competition 2018 for "Sunrise Farm"
July 2018 The Richeson/Shiva Award at the National
Society of Painters in Casein & Acrylic at the
Salmagundi Club, Fifth Avenue, NYC, for "New
July 2017 Winsor & Newton Award at the National Society
of Painters in Casein & Acrylic at the Salmagudi
Club, Fifth Ave., NYC, for "Greenwich Lighted
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
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
April 2012 Parnassus Award for "Excellence in Art" from
SUNY Adirondack at 44th Annual Awards
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"
January 19, 2020 "Slow Cooker Sunday" guest on John Legere, T-
Mobile CEO, and David Carey, T- Mobile
Executive Vice President's show featuring
Jake's art; Facebook, filmed in Naples, FL
April 2019 Interviewed on WAMC radio by Joe Donahue
regarding my solo exhibition at the Hyde Collection
in Albany, NY
February 2019 "Featured Artist" at Southern
Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT
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
October 2012 "Featured Artist" at Third Thursday Glens Falls
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
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
Johnson, Darren. (Nov. 2023) "An Interview with Jacob Houston" with cover photo of his painting "The Greenwich Tractor Parade" Journal & Press of Washington County Greenwich, NY
Lyons, Bri & Tom. (July 8, 2019) "Road Trip: Open Studios Tour" Glens Falls Living https://glensfallsliving.com/blog Glens Falls, NY.
DeGroodt, Jesse. (June 2019) "Now Showing: A Magical World: The Art of Jacob Houston" p.20-21 Berkshire & Capital District HOME & STYLE Chatham, NY.
Donahue, Joe. (April 17, 2019) Northeast Public Radio, Interview. WAMC.org. Albany, NY.
Moe, Todd. (April 8, 2019) North Country Public Radio, Interview. NCPR.org. Canton, NY.
Phalen-Tomaselli, Kathleen. (April 7, 2019). Arts & Life Section Feature Article, "A Magical World: The Art of Jacob Houston" The Post Star . Glens Falls, NY.
Nash, Indiana. (April 4, 2019). "The Art of Jacob Houston". Daily Gazette Schenectady, NY.
Gruse, Doug. (March 27, 2019). "A Magical World: The Art of Jacob Houston". SUNY Adirondack, Video.
Nash, Indiana. (Jan. 10, 2019). "2019 Preview: What's Ahead in Visual Arts". Daily Gazette Schenectady, NY.
Frost, Mark. (August 16-22, 2018). "Greenwich Artist Jacob Houston, 26, to have show at Hyde in 2019". The
Chronicle Glens Falls, NY.
Cockey, Elizabeth and Barton. (2017). Untold Stories of the Battenkill. Ashland, Ohio: Book Masters. Jacob Houston has an interview and two of his paintings published in this hard cover book: "Battenkill Serenity" and "Icy Battenkill at Center Falls".
Bjornland, Karen. (Nov. 17, 2016) ."Young Artist's Show Focuses on Scenery, Cities". The Daily Gazette Schenectady, NY.
Gruse, Doug. (July 1, 2012). Arts/Life Section Feature Article, "Artist Follows His Heart to Create His Art". The Post Star Glens Falls, NY.
Liberatore, Wendy. (Spring Edition 2012) . Arts Section Feature Article, "Jacob Houston: Young Greenwich Artist's Reputation Grows", Saratoga Living Saratoga, NY.
Lum, Nora. (Jan. 9, 2011). "The Artist as a Young Man". Albany Times Union. Albany, NY.
Morris, Pat. (March 2011) Greenwich High School Counseling Office Web Site, "Student of the Month", Greenwich, NY. Featuring Jacob's art career.
Lawrence, Evan. (Feb.- March 2010) "An Eye For Structure, From Cities to Farms". Hill Country Observer Cambridge, NY.
McLeod, Pat. (Oct. 5, 2009). "Paintings by NY Teen on View at Milne Library". The Transcript Williamstown, MA.