Tripoli Gallery

Yung Jake received his BFA from California Institute of the Arts (Cal Arts) in 2012. His emoji portraits have been featured in print in Time Magazine (2015), and online by Creators Project (2015), WNYC (2015), Wired (2015), Artnet News (2015), Business Insider (2015), BBC News (2015), Complex (2015), The Fader (2016), W Magazine (2016), and many others. This year, SchoolArts Magazine showcased one of his self portraits, "yung jake", on the cover of its April edition. He has had ten solo exhibitions since 2014, including five shows at Steve Turner in LA, a project at ABC Berlin, and his previous solo show with Tripoli Gallery, Twisted Metal. His artwork has been included in more than twenty group shows and showcased and sold in numerous art fairs including MiArt, Milan (2015), UNTITLED, Miami Beach (2016), Art Brussels, Belgium (2016), the Seattle Art Fair (2016), and the Dallas Art Fair (2016). His work has been featured at venues including Sundance (2013), where his videos Datamosh (2011), and E.m-bed.de/d (2012) were screened, as well as performances in Los Angeles at the Hammer Museum (2013), REDCAT (2013), MOCA (2014), The Getty Center (2015), and in New York at the Museum of Modern Art (2016). Most recently, his solo booth with Steve Turner at the 2017 edition of Zona Maco Sur, Mexico City sold out in January. Currently, a series of powder-coated metal pieces are on view at ARS17, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland, as well as in Yung Jake's most recent solo exhibition at Steve Turner titled "Caution: Wet Floor", on view through July 22nd, 2017. He currently lives and works in California.
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Installation Shot, Photo by Jeremy Dennis

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Installation Shot, Photo by Jeremy Dennis

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Installation Shot, Photo by Jeremy Dennis

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Installation Shot, Photo by Jeremy Dennis

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Installation Shot, Photo by Jeremy Dennis

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Installation Shot, Photo by Jeremy Dennis

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Installation Shot, Photo by Jeremy Dennis

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Installation Shot, Photo by Jeremy Dennis

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Installation Shot, Photo by Jeremy Dennis

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Installation Shot, Photo by Jeremy Dennis

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Installation Shot, Photo by Jeremy Dennis

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Installation Shot, Photo by Jeremy Dennis

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kodak, 2016
digital painting
50 × 37-1/2 × 2-1/2 inches

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quincy, 2017
digital painting
36 × 28-1/2 inches

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bowie, 2016
digital painting
72 × 53 × 2-1/2 inches

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harambe, 2016
digital painting
50 × 41 × 1-1/2 inches

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lulu, 2016
digital painting
36 × 28-1/2 inches

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yung jake, 2016
digital painting
84 × 66 × 2-1/2 inches

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willow, 2017
digital painting
72 × 53 × 2-1/2 inches

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21, 2016
digital painting
36 × 28-1/2 × 1-1/2 inches

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selena, 2017
digital painting
70 × 82 × 2-1/2 inches

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asap, 2015
digital painting
36 × 28-1/2 × 1-1/2 inches

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gigi, 2016
digital painting
36 × 28-1/2 × 1-1/2 inches

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boat, 2016
digital painting
36 × 28-1/2 × 1-1/2 inches

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tre, 2015
digital painting
50 × 37-1/2 × 2-1/2 inches

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lil uzi, 2016
digital painting, archival pigment ink print. Edition of 30
30 × 21-5/8 inches

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Fiji Bottles (Hi), 2015
printed vinyl and spray paint on metal, florescent lights
45 × 64 × 38 inches

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Untitled, 2015
vinyl wrap on found metal
54 × 24 × 2 inches

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Twisted Metal III, installation shots

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Twisted Metal III, installation shots

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Twisted Metal III, installation shots

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Twisted Metal III, installation shots

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Twisted Metal III, installation shots

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Fiji Bottle (Bent Back), 2015
vinyl wrap on found metal
29-1/2 × 18-3/8 × 2 inches

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Fiji Bottle (Knot), 2015
vinyl wrap on found metal
27-7/8 × 14-1/2 × 2 inches

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Fiji Bottle (Pouring), 2015
vinyl wrap on found metal
32-1/4 × 17 × 1 inches

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Fiji Bottle (S-Shaped), 2015
vinyl wrap on found metal
72-7/8 × 27 × 2 inches

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Fiji Bottle (Stretched Over), 2015
vinyl wrap on found metal
35-3/4 × 23-3/4 × 2 inches

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Fiji Bottle (Top Off), 2015
vinyl wrap on found metal
68 × 26 × 2 inches

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Fiji Bottles (Backwards & Conjoined), 2015
vinyl wrap on found metal
50-1/4 × 28-1/4 × 2 inches

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Fiji Bottles (Intertwined), 2015
vinyl wrap on found metal
76-1/4 × 22-1/4 × 2 inches

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Fiji Bottles (Stretched Over & Twisted), 2015
vinyl wrap on found metal
37-3/4 × 24-1/4 × 2 inches

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Invite Poster, 2015

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Pinar Water with Rusted Metal, 2014
vinyl wrap on found metal
36 × 23-1/2 × 3 inches

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Molly Water (written with emojis), 2013, 2013
mixed media
7-3/4 × 25 × 3-1/2 inches

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Screenshot http://youtube.be/nS7QvOX8LVk, 2012
C-print
40 × 30 inches

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Self Portrait, 2010
Oil on board
72 × 36 inches

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Jake Plates
Glazed plates

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Self Portrait (Kissing), 2009
Oil on masonite
9 × 6 1/2 inches

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3 Rings, 2009
Oil on canvas
24 × 30 inches

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Yeah, but No, 2009
Oil on wood
15 × 21 inches

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On a Bed, 2009
Oil on wood
36 × 24 inches

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Toys, 2009
Oil on wood
24 × 34 1/2 inches

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By Woods Edge, 2009
Oil on masonite
24 × 36 inches

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3 Balls, 2009
Oil on masonite
6 × 20 inches

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Portrait of Grant, 2009
Oil on pegboard
8 1/2 × 12 inches