Jack R. Mesa
Oakland, California

Jack R. Mesa is a drummer and artist from Oakland, California. As a synesthete, his work explores the relationship between visual art and sound. Jack innately sees the two as being interrelated, and strives to depict the joy of music in visual terms. The result is unique, contemplative, and striking artwork, providing viewers a look into Jack’s “hidden” sense.
Discover Original Art by Jack R. Mesa | Three Waves of White Noise #3 mixed media artwork | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Three Waves of White Noise #3
31" x 49" , mixed media artwork
$4,175

Discover Original Art by Jack R. Mesa | Kelvin mixed media artwork | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Kelvin
36" x 36" , mixed media artwork
$4,450

Discover Original Art by Jack R. Mesa | Bears Cage mixed media artwork | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Bears Cage
36" x 30" , mixed media artwork
$3,400


Discover Original Art by Jack R. Mesa | 10 Minutes Late mixed media artwork | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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10 Minutes Late
30" x 36" , mixed media artwork
$3,600

Discover Original Art by Jack R. Mesa | See Someone You Really Care About Say OH WOW mixed media artwork | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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See Someone You Really Care About Say OH WOW
48" x 60" , mixed media artwork
$7,775

Discover Original Art by Jack R. Mesa | Bliss (Broken) mixed media artwork | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Bliss (Broken)
39" x 24" , mixed media artwork
$3,250


Discover Original Art by Jack R. Mesa | Glasser II mixed media artwork | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Glasser II
39" x 25" , mixed media artwork
$2,900

Discover Original Art by Jack R. Mesa | Crash mixed media artwork | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Crash
39" x 25" , mixed media artwork
$3,300

Discover Original Art by Jack R. Mesa | Glasser mixed media artwork | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Glasser
37" x 37" , mixed media artwork
$4,100


Discover Original Art by Jack R. Mesa | Cracked Screen mixed media artwork | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Cracked Screen
48" x 30" , mixed media artwork
$3,475

Discover Original Art by Jack R. Mesa | 140 Sounds acrylic painting | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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140 Sounds
48" x 67" , acrylic painting
$4,100

30 SOUNDS
29" x 24" , acrylic painting
$1,075


200 Sounds
48" x 96" , acrylic painting
$4,975

63 Sounds
44" x 32" , acrylic painting
$1,825

Weather Poem 2
36" x 48" , mixed media artwork
$4,025


Weather Poem 3
36" x 30" , mixed media artwork
$3,800

Weather Poem 5
36" x 30" , mixed media artwork
$3,700

Weather Poem 4
36" x 30" , mixed media artwork
$3,600


Tokyo
30" x 48" , other media
$4,275

Go That Way
36" x 30" , mixed media artwork
$3,700

Go That Way (Insistent)
30" x 72" , mixed media artwork
$5,300


I Am a Boring Person #3
36" x 30" , other media
$3,400

I Haven't Felt Lucky in a Long Time #3
36" x 30" , other media
$3,400

Some Weather
48" x 36" , mixed media artwork
$4,575


Full Spectrum Suburban House Fire #4
48" x 36" , mixed media artwork
$4,500

Full Spectrum Suburban House Fire #5
36" x 30" , mixed media artwork
$3,400

I Haven't Felt Lucky in a Long Time
36" x 30" , mixed media artwork
$3,400


Double Dream
50" x 96" , mixed media artwork
$5,750

At Home in a Memory (Sound Synthesis)
39" x 87" , mixed media artwork
$5,425


Spectral Slicing (Defraction Grating)
28" x 21" , mixed media artwork
$2,050

Untitled (color frequency=variable of sound frequency II)
39" x 70" , mixed media artwork
$4,050

Untitled (color frequency=variable of sound frequency)
38" x 70" , mixed media artwork
$4,025


100 Sounds (IV)
48" x 48" , mixed media artwork
$2,050

100 Sounds (II)
48" x 48" , mixed media artwork
$1,775

Three White Noise Walls
48" x 96" , mixed media artwork
$5,725


Telephone Hiss
18" x 12" , mixed media artwork
$575

5776 Sounds
48" x 48" , mixed media artwork
$2,075

THREE SOUNDS SWEEPING A BURNT LANDSCAPE
48" x 48" , mixed media artwork
$2,075


ISOLATED TONES
80" x 80" , other media
$1,175

BODY SONG
20" x 16" , acrylic painting
$475

Desired Sound (John Cage)
24" x 36" , oil painting
$775


Speak with Jack R.


S Mathi 1/2/2015 | 2:05 AM

Excellent work

commentsNew Water (Sound Synthesis (C on D (Poem Painting)))
krnhersh 11/11/2014 | 5:11 AM

wow!!!! so cool... amazing way to express yourself-- love it!!! k

comments100 Sounds (IV)
A Martin 11/17/2013 | 3:21 PM

This is amazing and awesome. Excellent work!

UGALLERY 9/16/2011 | 4:52 PM

Meet James, our resident synesthete, and learn more about his work at the Ugallery blog: http://ugallery.com/blog/post/Artist-in-Focus-James-Cordas.aspx

Ladybug 5/24/2010 | 4:10 PM

I asolutely LOVE THIS!!!