Jacob is a local artist, born in Colorado Springs, he has been active in the local arts community. After receiving a Visual Arts Degree from UCCS, he has worked with galleries around town and collaborated with local artists. With a background in painting and drawing, clay has been his chosen medium since 2017. He finds inspiration in combining methods from varying artistic practices in order to create ceramic pieces that are unique and exciting.
While working at Pikes Peak Community College, he discovered his joy in teaching ceramics and helping students achieve their artistic desires. Through his knowledge of throwing, handbuilding, and decorative practices he shows students the endless possibilities of expression and function that clay is capable of.