about the artist
"Jacob is a talented developing artist and writer whose work shows both depth and intelligence. From humble beginnings in photography to his award for Young Artist of the Year in his Texas hometown to now following his dream to study art at NYU in Manhattan. The work chronicles his struggles, insight and perspective through a distinctive lens. Jacob demonstrates an integrity and dedication to his art that becomes a journey through the human psyche and the struggles of our times. As the 'Violent Artist' he manages the violence in his mind and world through his art. He works in language and text, photography and painting and is still exploring other mediums to communicate at a deeper level. His work is thought provoking and a reflection of the issues we all know. He invites you to explore with him."