Languages: English (native speaker); French (fluent— DALF C1); German (intermediate); Danish (intermediate); Spanish (basic); Hebrew (basic)
2017: BA in Indigenous and Western Art History and Visual Arts at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
2014-2015: Exchange student at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark
2011-2012: Diplôme Universitaire d’Études Françaises (DUEF) C1 at l’Université Stendhal Grenoble III, Grenoble, France
2011-2012: Student at l'Atelier de Peinture, Grenoble, France (class in Oil Painting)
2010: Student at Laney College, Oakland, CA, USA (class in Drawing and Composition)
Visual Arts Solo exhibitions and events
2018: "Rise and Fall/ Nousu ja lasku" Solo Exhibition at the Kemijärvi Artist Residency, Kemijärvi, Finland
2018: Artist's talk and Presentation for the International ResArtis Meeting 2018, Kemijärvi Artist Residency, Kemijärvi, Finland
2019 (Forthcoming): “Wrestling with Impermanence” Pilotenkueche Group Exhibition, Leipzig, Germany
2019 (Forthcoming): “Elsewhere a Blue Line and the Absurdity of a Ghost on a Stone” Pilotenkueche Group Exhibition, Leipzig, Germany
2019: “Fast Kotzen” Pilotenkueche Group Exhibition, Leipzig, Germany
2019: “Unfinished Hase” Pilotenkueche Group Exhibition, Leipzig, Germany
2018: “Haihatus International 7” Group Exhibition, Joutsa, Finland
2016: "Re:Exhibition" Undergraduate Student Exhibition at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
2015: "READ Books Printed Matter Student Exhibition and Sale" at Emily Carr University, Vancouver, Canada
2016: Permanent Collection of the UBC Printmedia Research Centre, Vancouver, Canada
2015: Permanent Collection of the UBC Printmedia Research Centre, Vancouver, Canada
2014: Permanent Collection of the UBC Printmedia Research Centre, Vancouver, Canada
2019: Pilotenkueche International Art Program Round 39, Leipzig, Germany
2019: Pilotenkueche International Art Program Round 38, Leipzig, Germany
2018: Kemijärvi Artist Residency, Kemijärvi, Finland
2018: Haihatus Artist Residency, Joutsa, Finland
2019: leipglo. “Pilotenkueche at its best: floating rooms, slasher films”. The Leipzig Glocal// Leipzig, March 18, 2019. https://leipglo.com/2019/03/18/pilotenkueche-floating-rooms-slasher-films/?fbclid=IwAR1emVicYiHYT5ezwWb1DJkWkbb217iCQBq1ms0ecU_M_smbMqF3JmyM8rQ
2019: Valcárcel, María. "Artist Spotlight: Eliana Jacobs". Pilotenkueche International Art Program // Leipzig. February 05, 2019. http://westside.pilotenkueche.net/?p=16120
2018: “Eliana haluaa herättää keskustelua syrjinnästä”. Koti-Lappi, Vol. 7 No. 26, East Lapland, Finland
2018: “Early Career Development Program Award”, British Columbia Arts Council
2019: Invited as judge and workshop instructor at Zero Gravity International Aerial Art Festival, Tallinn, Estonia .
2014-2018: Performed independently and with various professional circus companies around Vancouver, BC, Canada.
2016: Included in the casting database of Cavalia Inc.
2014-2015: Member of the Professional Artists Copenhagen Association in Copenhagen, Denmark.
2007-2011: Member of Splash Circus and Circus Spire Youth Performance Troupe in Oakland, USA.
Select Productions and Corporate Circus Performances
2018: Whistler Blackcomb Foundation (Whistler, Canada) with The Underground Circus
2017: Vancouver Convention Centre (Vancouver, Canada) with The Underground Circus
2017: I Love Circus Cabaret Vol. II: In.Fusion (Vancouver, Canada)
2016: Commodore Ballroom (Vancouver, Canada) with CircusWest Performing Arts Society
2016: River Rock Casino Resort (Richmond, Canada) with The Underground Circus
2015: Quirques III: A Night of New and Questionable Circus (Vancouver, Canada)
2014: Whistler Blackcomb Foundation (Whistler, Canada) with The Underground Circus
2013: River Rock Casino Resort (Richmond, Canada) with The Underground Circus
2011: SubPi (Oakland, USA) at Kinetic Arts Center
2019 (Forthcoming): “Circus Sessions” by Femmes du Feu, Toronto, ON, Canada
2018- Present: Guest workshop instructor (trapeze and aerial hoop workshops at various circus schools and studios around Germany and Finland
2018- Present: Artistenkombinat, Leipzig, Germany (adult trapeze and aerial hoop instructor)
2018- Present: IVA Berlin, Berlin, Germany (guest and workshop instructor)
2016-2018: CircusWest Performing Arts Society, Vancouver, BC, Canada (aerials, handstands, and acrobatics instructor; Main adult trapeze and hoop instructor Fall 2017-Spring-2018)
2017-2018: Boswell Dance Studio, New Westminster, BC, Canada (acro-dance instructor)
2017-2018: Vancouver Jewish Community Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada (acro-dance instructor)
2017-2018: Tantra Fitness, Vancouver, BC, Canada (aerial instructor)
2010-2018: Kinetic Arts Center, Oakland, CA, USA (general circus coach with a focus on trapeze)
Training: Classically trained mezzo-soprano vocalist with specialization in Early Music (Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque) and folk music.
Solo performance: Soloist at recitals, theatrical performances, weddings, corporate events, art exhibitions.
2018- Present: Currently forming new collaborative music projects in Berlin, Germany.
2017-2018: Singer of folk-fusion band Transient; performed throughout Vancouver, BC
Licenses and certifications
Emergency First Aid— Community Care (Issued by St. John Ambulance; Expires November 2019)
Level B CPR (Issued by St. John Ambulance in November 2016)