Jake Valashinas is a Naples, Florida artist. He loves to use oils on canvas to express his fascination with the ocean.
He was born in Pennsylvania and has dreamed of living at the beach and creating art from an early age. He acquired a love of the ocean and art from his parents. His family visited the beaches of Cape Cod, the east coast of Florida, and the Carribean.
His mother was an artist and inspired Jake with her sketches and creative spirit. She took the time to introduce her boys to nature and art.
Jake is an avid surfer and lover of the beach life. He uses vivid colors in his realistic/impressionistic works to reflect his devotion to and passion for the ocean.
This site is dedicated to The Glory of God and his parents Lucille, Janet and George.