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Artist Works

  • Image of JY Send help yesterday

    Jacob Yikes

    JY Send help yesterday

  • Image of JY A Journey with 12

    Jacob Yikes

    JY A Journey with 12

Artist Biography

 

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Jacob Yikes is a painter/illustrator based in christchurch. He has a heavy presence in the street art/mural scene and has been apart of numerous festivals and exhibitions over the past 7 years. As well as working outdoors Jacob also works as an illustrator and painter in his home studio. His large paper and wooden panel mixed media works often take on a more indepth personal approach usually depicting elements of his own life. With the use of several different wet medium materials in a freestyle manner, Jacob taps into his subconcious mind and the result is often a bizzare composition of strange figures and symbolism within a very surrealistic sometimes nightmarish world.


 

Artist Exhibitions

  • 08th Dec 2020 - 24th Dec 2020: Ben Reid and Jacob Yikes

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  • 01st Oct 2019 - 19th Oct 2019: Hamish Allan, Jacob Yikes, Steve Birss

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