Jake is a creative practitioner with a multidisciplinary approach that encompasses drawing, illustration, printmaking and photography.
Since studying on the BA (Hons) Drawing and Applied Arts degree at the University of the West of England in 2011, he has continued to maintain an active studio practice, whilst developing personal projects.
Alongside his studio practice Jake completed a PGCE and now works as a part-time educator - Jake has lectured for BA Illustration, Animation, and Drawing, Painting and Printmaking at Arts University Plymouth, he currently teaches on the pre-degree graphic design and illustration programme.
Jake’s specialist interest is in traditional intaglio printmaking processes and in life drawing. Jake’s own work is characterised by monochromatic depictions of places of sanctuary both man-made and in the natural world. His passions include picture- book illustration, observational drawing methodologies and procedures, and drawing as a developmental process, its histories and context.