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…

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:…

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…

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…

Alexa Jacobs’ New Painting, Bite Me

finished 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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Painting

Indian Summer by Scott Jacobs

The Creation of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Release Every Summer is Scott’s opportunity to really show the world his artistic talent.  When he comes out with a new Sturgis Motorcycle Rally piece each year, hundreds of thousands of visitors rush to the Gallery to see it in person. I can only imagine the pressure Scott feels…

Main Street Initiative Cleanup

In my opinion, Deadwood is one of the most unique US towns I’ve ever visited and now I am fortunate enough to live near it.  Deadwood is best known for its involvement in the Gold Rush as well as being home for some famous name from US History like Wild Bill Hickok, Seth Bullock, Calamity…

Todd Jacobs’ NEW Release, “First Flight”

First Flight by Todd Jacobs tin sign - little boy playing pilot in an old wooden airplane

This month, I wanted to share a new release from a member of the Jacobs Family.  This creation has such a cute story, it’s hard not to get choked up. Todd Jacobs has been painting under Scott and acting as his righthand man for over a decade now.  My family reconnected with Todd after years…

What Time Is It?

In 2015, everyone at Jacobs Gallery wanted to explore a different medium to show off Scott’s works in a new way.  We wanted to excite our existing clients with something they never thought we’d try.  That’s when we reached out to a talented Las Vegas-based fine jewelry designer and friend, Steve Soffa to create our very first…

Family Is Everything

Scott and Sharon are safely back home (thank God) after a successful VIP Cruise Event with Park West Gallery in the Caribbean.  The crowd responded well to Scott’s newest originals resulting in several sales for Park West, which is great.   Two nights before their flight, something unexpected happened at Scott and Sharon’s apartment in…

Deadwood’s Wild Bill Days 2017

Every year, Deadwood plans a weekend of entertainment to celebrate the life of good ol’ Wild Bill Hickok. The town offers free live music, shootouts on the street, canine dock jumping competitions, Cowboy Fast Draw Association (CFDA) shooting contests, and panning for gold for kids.   Friday – DockDogs Competitions Anyone that had a dog…

Deadwood’s 2017 SnoCross Races

Deadwood had its 5th Annual SnoCross races where pros and young racers came to kick up snow and push their snowmobiles to their limit.  Although I couldn’t attend because I was with Scott in CA getting our Spring collection ready, my husband, Jared and mom, Sharon went to be my eyes and ears so I could share…

Monthly Masterpiece, “In Your Dreams”

The Story This was the first painting Scott’s oldest daughter, Olivia had ever been in.  The backdrop takes place in Spearfish Canyon, South Dakota and depicts a biker chick redoing her lipgloss on her ride through the canyon during Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. It was also the Official Sturgis piece and magazine cover for the rally in 2008…

Monthly Masterpiece, “Face To Face”

In our Monthly Masterpiece blogs, we will spotlight a painting each month and Scott will share the stories behind their creation. This month’s painting is “Face To Face“. The Story This painting depicts a story of a biker pulling over to see the Mt. Rushmore for the first time, hence the title “Face to Face”. Little do most people…

The Story: Ain’t It Good To Be Alive

Ain’t It Good to be Alive was a commissioned piece by Charlie Daniels’ agent. He celebrated his 80th birthday in Nashville at a private party where he unveiled the painting.   The logo on the bottle is for his band, the cowboy hat is his favorite hat that he always wears; he was wearing it…

Jacobs Gallery Celebrates Its Grand Opening

Family and friends from all over the world came to join us a couple weeks ago in celebrating the opening of Jacobs Gallery – Deadwood.   We had two parties – one on Sunday for local business owners and the second on Thursday for family and friends.   It was a hectic week getting ready for two…

Update: Scott’s Motorcycle Accident

Scott Jacobs in Motorcycle Accident I wanted to give you all an update on Scott’s shoulder and timeline of when he thinks he will be able to paint again. As most of you already know, Scott endured a traumatic injury on the second day of the Motorcycle Cannonball last month when he encountered unexpected gravel on the…