Jake currently resides in Chicago, IL, with his partner and three year old golden retriever Luna.
Studied photography abroad in Florence, Italy under Stefania Talini & Francesco Guazzelli. Mentored by established Walla Walla photographers Annelise & Nick Page. Advised by PNW fine arts legend Charly Bloomquist. Work has been featured in print installation as a finalist in the 2017 Tiny Atlas Climate Change Benefit Show in San Francisco, CA as well as in gallery exhibitions at Syracuse University and Whitman College. Winner of the youth prize for the 2019 Marcello Guasti: Tre Caribinieri photo contest in Fiesole, IT. Creator of asphodel.
Recently worked with the Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx and as a staff member at Praxis Gallery.