21 Under 31: Young Artists to Watch in 2013 | Jackson Lain

Jackson Lain, Bodega Landscape, oil, 40 x 40.

Jackson Lain, Bodega Landscape, oil, 40 x 40.

California

Art Education: I will be finishing my bachelor’s degree in fine arts at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco this December.

Style: Contemporary realism.

Creative Spark: My inspiration stems from outdoor adventures.

Second-Choice Career: If tree-climbing was a lucrative career path, I could retire early.

Other Passions: Riding on top of some form of water: surfing and skiing.

One Thing Most People Don’t Know About You: I could survive eating only hot dogs and burritos.

Best Advice Received: It’s easier than it seems.

Jackson Lain, Tide Out #3, oil, 24 x 36.

Jackson Lain, Tide Out #3, oil, 24 x 36.

Biggest Fear: Running out of hot dogs or burritos.

Pet Peeve: When people perform a “rolling stop” when the sign says “STOP.”

Mantra or Motto You Live By: “It can always be worse” or “Gotta love it.”

Favorite Studio Music: Classical music or the soundtrack to The Last of the Mohicans.

Favorite Work by Another Artist: Something by George Inness.

Future Goals: To continue to paint and show my work to others in hopes that they will also enjoy it as much as I enjoyed painting it.

Price Range: $125 to $2,400.

Representation: www.jacksonlain.com

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