Jake's powerful and beautifully executed paintings, evoke characteristics of Baroque art traditions, while depicting natural and contemporary elements - the results are otherworldly and dramatic works of art.
Jake Messing was raised in Northern California. He lived many years in New York City, where he graduated from Parsons School of Design and taught as an adjunct professor at NYU. Jake's "creative focus spans the areas of fine arts production, art direction, visual merchandising, illustration and graphic design.”
Jake returned to his childhood home and currently lives and works in Healdsburg with his family. His work includes original works in acrylic and watercolor for private and public commissions. His impressive resume includes commissions for the Mercedez Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA, as well as artwork and visual merchandizing for Tiffany &Co, Nike and Harry Winston, among others.