Jacob has worked at HCA since 1999 and is Course Leader for Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design.  He has a strong belief in student centred learning, inclusivity and the positive impact of art education on personal development.

Jacob is a practicing artist with a national reputation, having recently show his artwork at leading Galleries and exhibition spaces including
The Pallent House Gallery, The Mall Galleries  London, (with The Society of Wildlife Artists), Sotherbys  New Bond street, London and Compton Verney, Folk Art Collection.

Jacob has a full teaching qualification, is qualified to Masters level, having  studied  at Wimbledon and Camberwell schools of Art.
Jacob also works as a fully qualified Historic Buildings consultant, having trained at post graduate level at Birmingham University Ironbridge Institute.