Jake has an MA (distinction) in Printmaking from the Royal College of Art and a post-graduate diploma from the Royal Drawing School. Prizes include the Printmaker’s Council Award (2016), The Durham Wharf Award (2015) and the Royal Drawing School Printmakers Prize (2013). Jake’s work explores the relationship between reality and fiction through printmaking. Mirrors, masks, and pictures-within-pictures are recurring motifs in a body of work that blurs the distinction between the world of the artist, the world of an image and meta-worlds within an Image. His ongoing woodcut cycle, EMERGING ARTIST, investigates the nature of self-creation and artistic persona. The prints are rooted in the visual storytelling of movies, classical and contemporary narrative painting and graphic novels.