Category Archives: Deadwood Gallery Blog

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Bikernet Sends Young Artist to Scott’s Artist Retreat

Capturing Scott’s Realism Secrets at His First Ever Artist Retreat By Frank Ball Jr.  Photos by the Jacobs Gallery. On arrival to Deadwood we checked into the Deadwood Mountain Grand. I lucked out with a corner room on the third floor.  It had an amazing view of Deadwood’s Main Street.  Couldn’t sleep, so I took…

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…

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…

A Motorcycle Accident That Changed Everything

Scott Jacobs’ Motorcycle Accident 2016 As most of you already know through social media, newspaper articles, and phone calls, but Scott endured a traumatic injury on the 2016 Motorcycle Cannonball. For those that aren’t up to speed… Scott and Sharon signed up to race their two 1915 Harley-Davidson’s across the country.  They’d start in New…

Days of ’76

This week, Deadwood celebrated its 94th Annual Days of ’76 Rodeo! Cowboys and girls traveled from all over to attend and participate in this iconic rodeo in The Black Hills. It was my first year being able to experience the rodeo after coming to the area for 12 years!  I loved seeing so many horses, but mostly all…

Jacobs Gallery Deadwood is Open!

We’re Open! Now that we’ve been open a whopping ten days, I can fill you in on how we’re doing in Deadwood! Our first official day being open was Fourth of July, but we decided to softly open our doors Saturday, the 2nd because we couldn’t contain our excitement any longer! Our new Jacobs Gallery…

Deadwood – May Update

Updates from Deadwood I know that it’s been a while since I last updated you on what’s happening in Deadwood, but before I do, I’d love to share exciting personal news.  I’m engaged!  😀 Here’s Jared and me at the T.A. Moulton Barn in Jackson, WY at the base of the Grand Tetons. Ok, enough…

Jacobs Gallery Deadwood – March Update

Jacobs Gallery’s March Update It’s amazing how much easier it is to envision a new space once the studs are up.  Not only that, but the sheetrock has been put up inside the pods! As most of you know, Scott and Sharon have acquired an impressive vintage motorcycle collection over the years and what better…

Deadwood – February Update

Jacobs Gallery Renovation I wanted to share more new photos I received from Sharon in Deadwood. As you can see, the Goldberg side is looking really good!  The motorcycle pods are installed and waiting to be enclosed so that we’ll be able to hang art on the inside.  A motorcycle will then sit on top…