Today's Featured Artist: Michael Godard

Pixels Exclusive: Introducing the hottest summer accessory of 2016... round beach towels!   FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING.

Fine Art America has expanded to 14 fulfillment centers in 5 countries!

David Bowie Remembered - A Collection of Unpublished Portraits by Terry O'Neill

Now shipping framed prints from Canada!   Need your order in time for Christmas? Check out our Holiday Shipping Deadlines.

Live from New York... it's Anne Geddes!   Watch Anne create one of her iconic holiday images live from her studio in NYC at 10:00 AM EST today.

Holiday procrastinators... purchase a gift certificate and get it delivered right to your inbox.

Wrap your gifts with a reusable holiday tote bag!   Need your order in time for Christmas? Check out our Holiday Shipping Deadlines.

Check out our Holiday Gift Guide!   Need your order in time for Christmas? Check out our Holiday Shipping Deadlines.

Joe Jake Pratt - Fine Artist

Joe Jake Pratt

Kerrville, TX - United States








Joe Jake Pratt

Kerrville, TX - United States

Joe Jake Pratt - Fine Artist

Member Since:

September 10th, 2011







Join E-Mail List

Visit Website

About Joe Jake Pratt

Check out my book 'Turkey & Swiss' specially created for Thanksgiving. Guaranteed to make you laugh, and supply you with fascinating tidbits about turkeys and the holiday itself which you may use to astound the kids this year.

By Wife:

Jake Pratt studied drawing and graphic arts at the Texas Academy of Art in Houston, but discovered years later that he had a real love of photography. The medium was a good match for him and his probable ADD, as the speed of an idea or thought could be acted upon instantly and transformed into an image on the spot.

His work covers a broad range of subjects, from beautiful to humorous, from disintegrating architecture (Urbanex), to Cicada shells emerging out of clarinets. Jake wanders in alleyways and lesser-known parts of small towns to capture scenes that somehow convey a larger meaning. Being self taught, Jake’s themes sometimes display a love of minimalism, abstract, and other times for color, realism, or humor and reflect an innate love of photojournalism, street photography and still life. His work has won three national awards and has been shown in numerous galleries.

REVIEWS: New York critic 'A downward spiral with little promise'
World Archaeology magazine 'Sorry we dug it up',
Popular Digital Pictures Quarterly 'In the world of digital...still a negative'
Fine Dining Gourmet Magazine '..liver and onions quality'
River and Stream Magazine 'Throw it back'
Rising Photographers in America 'Jake who??'

Art Statement: 'Everything is a picture,and every picture is a thing'

By Self:

To say that I love to take pictures would be an understatement. It is the creative process which brings me joy, zest, happiness, contentment, and brings out the life in all I find around me. Probably like you, it is being a square peg in a round world. It seems like most of the world is made of 'Rounders'.

As a child, one of my favorite stories was the 'Ant and the Grasshopper'. For most of my life I identified with the Grasshopper. True, he about starved and froze to death until the ants took him in for the winter, but he brought joy and music into a dreary world of drudgery. The ants probably ate him later. Anyway, that's who I wanted to be...the Grasshopper. Now at age 63, in retrospect, it might have been better to become an 'Anthopper' time I'll charge the ants a 'fiddling' fee.

Life is for the living. The world of Art and the world of Work both have their place of importance, but I still would rather be over here on the Art side. If you pass by drop several coins in my cup. Thanks.



All images on this site are my own original works and are copyrighted. All rights of every kind are reserved to me the artist-photographer, my business aka Photography by Jake, or an authorized agent, heir or representative. Unauthorized use of any images, including but not limited to, sales, alteration, copying, duplication, reproduction digital or otherwise, or publishing in any form of media electronic or otherwise or as to be known in the future, without my express written permission in advance is prohibited by US and International Copyright Laws. The sale of any image on this site does not transfer ownership,duplication rights of any kind, or copyright to the purchaser. Any alteration or modification of images, whether by cropping, changing color, orientation, or otherwise is strictly forbidden and protected by the Copyright owner, his heirs or assigns.

Exclusive or Limited rights for use of images from the owner may be requested in writing to the address provided on the site. Copyright infringement of any kind will be prosecuted to the full extent of US and International Copyright laws. The artist, his heirs or assigns may sue or counter sue, receive and collect money for any and all infringement and damages as awarded by jury, including but not limited to damages caused by emotional, and psychological distress, the unauthorized sales, publication and distribution, and the notoriety, fame and public acknowledgement gained by the Copyright violator(s) resulting from the misuse of Copyright owner's images. Venue will be in the State of Texas and all before, during and after costs of litigation, including but not limited to, transportation, meals, lodging, telephone, fax, attorney fees and court costs will be paid by the Copyright violator. The Copyright owner may, at it's own discretion, sue and collect damages resulting from the unlawful sale, distribution, publication of the copyright owners image(s) and any notoriety, public fame or gained by the violator.

free counters

View Complete Biography

Artwork Feed

Events Feed

Blog Feed

Joe Jake Pratt Art

Joe Jake Pratt Canvas Prints

Joe Jake Pratt Framed Prints

Joe Jake Pratt Acrylic Prints

Joe Jake Pratt Metal Prints

Joe Jake Pratt Prints

Joe Jake Pratt Posters

Joe Jake Pratt Greeting Cards

Joe Jake Pratt iPhone Cases

Joe Jake Pratt Galaxy Cases

Joe Jake Pratt Tote Bags

Joe Jake Pratt Throw Pillows

Joe Jake Pratt Duvet Covers

Joe Jake Pratt Shower Curtains



102 Images


178 Images

Black And White

172 Images

Shrimp Boats

47 Images

Texas Gulf Coast

125 Images


281 Images

Popular Art

266 Images

Still Life

125 Images

T Shirts

147 Images


20 Images

Phobia Fun

34 Images

Psychology 101

42 Images


678 Images


370 Images


692 Images


650 Images


80 Images


7 Images

Poster Craft

803 Images


12 Images

Las Vegas

15 Images


6 Images


5 Images


25 Images

Recycled Art

39 Images


5 Images

Mardi Gras

9 Images


43 Images


13 Images