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Jake Johnson
Springfield, MO

About the Artist

After the death of his father and the disappearance of his brother, Jake threw himself at his childhood dreams, which were filled with comic books and science fiction. This inspired Jake to become an artist. At college, he opened his eyes to the world around him and began to understand the state of art. Filled with an unyielding love for today's art, Jake is working hard in bring his masterpieces to life. Through his dedication, Jake is becoming what some refer to as the “art hero.”

A realist painter living in the Midwest, Jake uses a range of classical painting techniques. His work emph…

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About the Artist

After the death of his father and the disappearance of his brother, Jake threw himself at his childhood dreams, which were filled with comic books and science fiction. This inspired Jake to become an artist. At college, he opened his eyes to the world around him and began to understand the state of art. Filled with an unyielding love for today’s art, Jake is working hard in bring his masterpieces to life. Through his dedication, Jake is becoming what some refer to as the “art hero.”

A realist painter living in the Midwest, Jake uses a range of classical painting techniques. His work emphasizes a past historical glory in art, and his paintings of heroes are part of a revival in classical art.

Jake’s artwork has acquired national and international recognition. His work has been recently showcased in the Wetpaint Exhibition at the Zhou B art center in Chicago, he is also an upcoming show in New York City at the Prince Street Gallery which is juried by artist William Bailey.

Artist’s Work

The drunken superman
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The Drunken Superman

By Jake Johnson

The guitar hero
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The Guitar Hero

By Jake Johnson

The collection
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The Collection

By Jake Johnson

The triumph of the dude
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The Triumph of the Dude

By Jake Johnson

The daydreamer
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The Daydreamer

By Jake Johnson

Selected Exhibitions

  • Shanghai International Art Fair
    Shanghai, China, 2013
  • Prince Street Gallery
    New York, NY, 2011
  • Wetpaint
    Chicago, IL, 2010

Press and Accolades

  • INPA 2 (International Painting Annual @2)
    2013