JACOB SPOKES
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Jacob Spokes (b. 1994) is an emerging artist living and working in Sydney’s inner west. In 2014, Spokes completed a Diploma of Fine Art – St George College of Fine Art, Kogarah, with a focus on painting. Spokes’ vivid abstract paintings are an emotive and conceptual response to landscape and place, inspired by the contrast of built and unbuilt environment that forms the city of Sydney. Spokes currently has a piece hanging in the Louis Vuitton flagship store in Sydney CBD.

Jacob Spokes’ on his process;

“I have an idea of colour relationship before I start and that’s it. No preliminary sketches or anything. The works reveal themselves after a layered serendipitous process, whereby I apply layers of colour and form until I reach a point in which the work is compositionally sound.”

In Jacob Spokes’ studio, February 2018

 

Digital Catalogue: Out Of Line, Hayden Jackson & Jacob Spokes, 28th March – 14th April 2018

EXHIBITIONS

2018  Out Of Line, Piermarq, NSW (group)
2014  Grad show Diploma of Fine Art, St George College of Fine Art, Kogarah

PRIZES

2014  Runner-up Elioth Gruner Landscape Prize, AGNSW

Would you like to view more works by Jacob Spokes? Feel free to give us a call on (02) 9660 7799 or email us on [email protected]

With artist Jacob Spokes in the studio, February 2018
Jacob Spokes, The feeling of rain on your face (2018), Acrylic on canvas, 122 x 101.6cm
Jacob Spokes, Rise (First Light), 2018, oil on canvas, 50 x 61cm
Jacob Spokes, A still day (2018), Acrylic on canvas,152.5 x 122cm
Jacob Spokes, Rise (Inferno), 2018, oil on canvas, 50 x 61cm
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