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 | Color Equals Frequency of Sound mixed media artwork | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Color Equals Frequency of Sound
64" x 70" , mixed media artwork
$5,750

Discover Original Art by Jack R. Mesa | Icelandic Water mixed media artwork | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Icelandic Water
49" x 59" , mixed media artwork
$5,275

Discover Original Art by Jack R. Mesa | 14 Flowers mixed media artwork | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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14 Flowers
48" x 39" , mixed media artwork
$4,175


Discover Original Art by Jack R. Mesa | Japanese Mountains (Kumamoto Prefecture) mixed media artwork | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Japanese Mountains (Kumamoto Prefecture)
44" x 97" , mixed media artwork
$6,275

Discover Original Art by Jack R. Mesa | Poem Synthesis Study 4 mixed media artwork | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Poem Synthesis Study 4
16" x 20" , mixed media artwork
$925

Discover Original Art by Jack R. Mesa | Poem Synthesis Study 2 mixed media artwork | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Poem Synthesis Study 2
16" x 20" , mixed media artwork
$925


Discover Original Art by Jack R. Mesa | Poem Synthesis mixed media artwork | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Poem Synthesis
36" x 48" , mixed media artwork
$2,725

Discover Original Art by Jack R. Mesa | Life Lines mixed media artwork | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Life Lines
68" x 36" , mixed media artwork
$3,050

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


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

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

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

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

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


Three Waves of White Noise #3
31" x 49" , mixed media artwork
$4,175

Glasser
37" x 37" , mixed media artwork
$4,100

Glasser II
39" x 25" , mixed media artwork
$2,900


Bliss (Broken)
39" x 24" , mixed media artwork
$3,250

Cracked Screen
30" x 48" , mixed media artwork
$3,475

Kelvin
36" x 36" , mixed media artwork
$4,450


Bears Cage
36" x 30" , mixed media artwork
$3,400

10 Minutes Late
30" x 36" , mixed media artwork
$3,600

See Someone You Really Care About Say OH WOW
48" x 60" , mixed media artwork
$7,775


Tokyo
30" x 48" , mixed media artwork
$4,275

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!!!