Born in 1973, Jake Hose was attracted to art and music at an early age. He began to draw consistently throughout his childhood and into his early adulthood. In his 20’s he started to paint with acrylic paints on canvas and on the back of glass along with creating detailed pen and ink drawings.
During this time he began to work as a designer for a local frame shop and eventually learned the art of framing and designed beautiful work for museums, galleries and interior decorators for many years.
He also learned how to play the guitar and sing, eventually writing his own music that lead him to perform in a few local rock bands and recording his own music projects.
His artistic interests have been vast with special interests and study in animation, vector art, digital art, graphic design, web design, and as a martial arts practitioner during his 20’s and 30’s.
With this wide variety of artistic influences and knowledge, has helped him to gain a deep awareness and love for creativity and the arts in general.
Today, Jake Hose is a full time professional artist residing in the Seattle Washington area and has been involved in creating and selling art for over 20 years. He is well known in Washington for his fun and whimsical style of artwork including the popular Seattle Cats series.
His professional resume includes participating in over 125 arts and crafts shows, along with selling art in over 60 stores including the Space Needle LLC.
If you would like to read an interview about artist Jake Hose click here: http://komonews.com/seattle-refined/artist-of-the-week-jake-hose