“Never Forget” – A Tribute to Our Soldiers

Scott Jacobs painting a patriotic image called Never Forget

Over the course of two years, Scott’s paintings have taken a deeper, more meaningful direction. Perhaps it’s because he’s getting older. It may also be because of the state of our country. All I can say is that I can see and feel it too. Social media and News Channels have made a fortune spotlighting…

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A New Patriotic Painting

Scott Jacobs with his completed patriotic painting, America first

Scott has been working his butt off, like usual, but the paintings he’s been creating lately have followed the same theme: Patriotism. The Making of “America First” The first image we’ll discuss is a bit different than what you’d expect from Scott. “I’ve been painting photorealism for over three decades.  With this style, I’m controlled by…

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The Story Behind Butterfly Art

scott jacobs butterfly painting called nature's prism

Unique Butterfly Artwork The catalyst for Scott’s butterfly paintings was after a massive loss in the Jacobs’ family.  Sharon’s mom, Deanna was killed in a car accident in 2004 and after her death, we started seeing butterflies in undeniably meaningful moments. When we spread her ashes, a butterfly flew overhead and landed on the box…

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2023 Songwriter’s Fest in Deadwood

johnson singing at the songwriters festival in deadwood

Songwriter’s Fest in Deadwood Deadwood does a great job at hosting events throughout the year.  The summer is always packed with festivities like Sturgis Rally, Kool Deadwood Nites, but they throw some of their best gatherings after the crowds shrink and the town gets quiet. My favorite event happens every October and it’s called the…

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2023 Daytona, Surf and Sand

scott jacobs working on his 2023 daytona bike week painting

Scott’s Daytona Painting Last year, we celebrated the 82nd Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and this year, Daytona Bike Week is celebrating their 82nd. With this information, Scott saw an opportunity. Since they’re both the same anniversary year, why not create a partner piece to goes alongside “We Ride Free… Because of the Brave”?! Two of the…

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Every American Should Have One

scott jacobs' new american patriotism watch of "we the people"

That’s what our partner at Provenance Gems in Florida said when Scott came to view the Automatic “We the People” watch. Enclosed in a stainless steel case with sapphire crystal anti-reflective glass; this timepiece screams USA. Red, white and blue are already a significant combo, but when you add our Constitution and a revolver to…

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Celebrating America Through Art

scott with "we the people" painting by scott jacobs of the us constitution, revolver and american flag

“I’ve never made a statement painting like this before. At a time in our lives where the 2nd Amendment is under scrutiny, I wanted to remind people what it means to be American.  The right to bear arms, the right to freedom of speech and so much more” shared Scott. THE START OF AN IDEA…

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Alexa Signs with Park West

alexa jacobs with her painting called Cross Examination

As a preteen, I’ll never forget waking up to my sister sitting in the middle of the couch watching cartoons with a Pop Tart and sketchbook in her lap. I was always blown away by her handwriting and natural ability to draw.  She’d place a sticker of her favorite character, Spongebob Squarepants on the sketch…

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Scott Jacobs’ Watch Collaboration with Cuervo Y Sobrinos

scott jacobs wearing his Felix watch he designed with Cuervo y Sobrinos

The Beginning In January 2020, Scott set up a folding table in his studio, took out Arches Paper, stencils, his regular and colored pencils and began designing watches. Yep, wristwatches inspired by motorcycle and car parts, submarines, and other concepts from his mind. I watched him trace circles and other shapes before adding shading and…

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2021 Sturgis Painting, “Moments Like These”

scott jacobs' finished 2021 sturgis rally painting

How the Sturgis Painting Started My dad saw a cute kid standing at checkout with his mom at Walmart. “I didn’t want to seem creepy, but I went up to his mom, explained I was an artist looking for a cute kid to use in my 2021 Sturgis painting. I gave her my number and…

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New Bourbon Painting

scott jacobs with his completed Pappy Van Winkle painting

How The Bourbon Series Started It’s been years since Scott’s brand specific whiskey paintings first kicked off.  It started with a small commission of Jameson that a collector wanted done for his grandson named Jameson. After completing the original, we released a small edition of 25 numbered prints with 3 AP’s and 3 HC’s.  To…

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Harley & Indian Wine in Simple Pleasures Suite

scott jacobs with his finished Indian motorcycle wine painting, Native Glow

Indian painting, “Native Glow” In 2006, Scott merged two of his favorite things – Harley-Davidson and wine – into a new genre of artwork.  The first four images sold out within weeks making his Harley-Davidson wine series Scott’s fastest selling series of his career. Since “Members Only“, the first painting of the series, he has…

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Meet The Jacobs Family

Over the last year, we’ve added many new members to our amazing community so I wanted to introduce us. As most of you already know, my dad is the source of how we got started in the art world, but there’s much more to it. Meet Scott Jacobs My dad started his career as an…

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Scott’s 80th Anniversary Sturgis Painting

scott jacobs and hudsynn smiling for the camera at the end of their shoot

Sturgis Rally Celebrates Its 80th I’m sure we can all agree that 2020 has been a very strange year.  It was upsetting for us and many others, when the world shut down and worrisome for small towns like ours when we were unsure if we’d be open for summer.  Businesses in The Black Hills have…

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Scott’s New Painting, Indian 4 Life!

Indian 4 Life! An indian motorcycle painting by Scott Jacobs

Starting A Commission During Sturgis 2018, a client came into the Gallery to talk with Scott about a commission painting of his rare 1939 Indian Four. Later in the year, Scott flew to Minnesota to gather research photos of the motorcycle then began the brainstorming process of composition, colors, and overall feel. After several phone…

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A New Collaboration: “Live to Ride” Watch

scott jacobs with his harley-davidson painting, Live to Ride

Our Introduction to Cuervo y Sobrinos Before I begin, I want to state that my dad and husband, Jared, are buddies.  They always share their newest discoveries with each other like tasty scotch and cool American-made clothing brands they find on Poshmark. One night on our Cuban cruise in January 2019, Scott and Jared walked…

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The Last of the Shadow Series, “Play It Forward”

How It All Began… In 2017, Scott had an idea to start a new genre that he would eventually call The Shadow Series. “This series represents the imagination we all had as children. It symbolizes the dreams we had at a young age that we hoped would some day become true in adulthood,” said Scott.…

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Scott’s 2019 Sturgis Painting

Close up of Scott Jacobs' hand working on the 2019 Sturgis Rally painting

How it Got Started Every year, Scott releases a painting for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.  To be ahead of the game, we started brainstorming ideas early in the winter. That’s when the idea to do a photo contest came up.  Scott had done one once before in 1998 and received over 700 submissions, which is…

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Scott and Olivia Visit Ireland (Part 2)

Olivia Jacobs-Chrisman at a graffiti wall in Cobh Ireland

Day 4 & 5: Sea Days For the next two days, we sailed Southeast towards Ireland.  While on the ship, Park West had Scott’s official art auction where they almost sold the entire collection!  In the evenings after the auctions, Scott and I hosted dinner tables to get to know the wonderful collectors. Day 6:…

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Scott and Olivia Visit Iceland (Part 1)

Scott Jacobs relaxing in Iceland with his scotch

As we started our initial descent into the Keflavík International Airport, I was elated to get off the plane.  I started to get anxious about my first impression of this new place.  This was my first time visiting Iceland and my dad’s first time ever having a family member join him in this part of…

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A Horse Named Benjamin

Todd Jacobs with his newest horse painting, Benjamin

A Horse Named Benjamin? Here’s the story of Todd Jacobs’ newest release. A couple years ago, Todd started focusing on Sunset Paintings, because he loves how something so simple like a sunset can cause you stop and appreciate all that is around you.  In Todd’s words, “sunsets are calming, they blow me away, and they…

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The Start of Scott’s Career

the 90s about artist, Scott Jacobs

How Scott Jacobs Became a Household Name I want to take us back to where it all began… Westfield, NJ In 1981, Scott opened his flagship location of Reflections on Canvas – Art Gallery and Frame Center. For those that aren’t familiar with how he started, I’m sure you’re thinking that he opened a Gallery…

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The Jacobs Take Cuba!

scott and sharon jacobs cruising along in Havana, Cuba

The Jacobs Trip to Cuba On January 14th, we caught the first flight out of South Dakota to begin our trip to Florida.  The temperature was in the teens at 0330 as we loaded the truck full of suitcases and sleepy-eyed family members. We arrived at the Ft. Lauderdale Airport that afternoon and took a…

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Alexa Jacobs’ New Painting, Bite Me

lips biting a bullet painting called bite me by Alexa Jacobs Art

The Creation of “Bite Me” Before I begin telling the story of this particular painting, I wanted to shed some light on Alexa while when were growing up. As kids, Alexa was drawing and practicing her hand-writing whenever she could.  She became everyone’s designated Sign Maker, especially for our No Trespassing signs we hung outside…

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The Jacobs and Tony Robbins

unleash the power within in newark nj 2018

Unleash the Power Within Last week, my entire family and I flew to Newark to attend a Tony Robbins event, Unleash the Power Within where we identify the fears that are holding us back and start living the life we desire. It’s a 4-day event with Tony Robbins and his business partner, Joseph McClendon to help unlock…

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2018 Wild West Songwriter’s Festival

songwriter's festival in deadwood sd

Songwriter’s Festival at Jacobs Gallery For the last seven years, songwriters and artists from all over the country come to Deadwood to play music in businesses on Main Street. This was our third year being a venue for the local and national talent.  In order to be a performance location, we purchased state-of-the-art sound equipment,…

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Motorcycle Cannonball 2018

sharon jacobs the flag girl

In the vintage motorcycle world, September on an even year means only one thing; Motorcycle Cannonball Run!  Riders from all around the globe fly to the East Coast of the US to either partake in or send off the riders at the Starting Line. This September celebrates the fifth biennial Motorcycle Cannonball Run and we couldn’t be more…

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Soffa/Jacobs VIP Sturgis Event

scott jacobs, sharon jacobs and travis tritt's family spend time in deadwood, sd

As a way of showing our appreciation for the decades of support we’ve received from so many people was throwing a VIP Sturgis Event in the midst of the Sturgis Rally.  We closed the store for the evening so that we could give everyone the time and attention they deserved. All kinds of people from…

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Recap of Harley-Davidson’s 115th Anniversary

harley davidson museum in milwaukee

Well, I must say that I’m happy I made the drive with Alexa to Milwaukee for the 115th!  It was over four years since I last visited the city and five years since the 110th Rally. The turnout for the event was great; the crowds were large and the people were friendly.  It’s estimated that…

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Scott Celebrates Harley-Davidson’s 115th Anniversary

scott jacobs the artist

It’s been a while since I had time to write you with Sturgis Rally and Kool Deadwood Nites going on in Deadwood. Now that both are over, I wanted to share what’s next on the agenda. Since Harley-Davidson is having their 115th Anniversary, we are heading to Wisconsin to celebrate during the Milwaukee Rally August 29th to…

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