Ken Jacobs
Experimental Filmmaker
New York, NY
2014 USA Fellow

This award was generously supported by The Todd and Betiana Simon Foundation.

Ken Jacobs: Born, 1933, Brooklyn, New York. Studied painting with Hans Hofmann, 1956-57. Started making films, 1955. Created/Directed The Millennium Film Workshop, N.Y.C. 1966-68; started the Dept. of Cinema at S.U.N.Y. at Binghamton, 1969; Professor of Cinema 1974-2000; Distinguished Prof. of Cinema, 2000; Distinguished Prof. of Cinema Emeritus.

Portrait photo by Nisi Jacobs.