Number of painters: 177
Last update: Sunday Apr 30, 2017
Jacob Collins - (b. 1964) is a mid-career artist with teeming talent who began showing with John Pence in 1994. In addition to his San Francisco presence, he has also been included in several prestigious galleries in Manhattan; as well as galleries in Houston, Texas, and Sag Harbor, New York. His work has also been exhibited at the Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York; the Memorial Art Museum, Rochester, NY, and the Union League Club in New York City.
Jacob Collins comes from an artistic family and was encouraged early on to pursue his goal of becoming a fine painter. His paintings are sublime and have aroused the interest of numerous notables who have selected Collins as their portrait artist. His public persona galvanizes and encourages young artists through his Water Street Atelier in Manhattan.
Jacob Collins paints figures, florals, still lifes, landscapes, cityscapes, interiors and portraits with the confidence and flair of a mature artist. His subjects are hauntingly composed to evoke respect for the objects being portrayed. The atmospheres are full of air and space. The colors are warm and inviting, reflecting an inner knowledge of light and. Skin tones in his figures are a panoply of subtle color.
Collins's clients are knowledgeable and include important collectors known for their ability to choose artists whose careers become legend. His one-man exhibitions in our vast space attest to his virtuosity as a painter of note. Interested collectors are urged to contact us about their intent to collect his work inasmuch as there are a limited number of new works made available each year and collector interest runs high. Prices range from $6,000 to $65,000, depending upon size and the complexity of the subject.