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JAKOB VEIGAR is a painter from Iceland, currently based in Vienna Austria. He graduated from Icelandic University of the Arts 2016 and has a background as a civil engineer. His main media is oil on canvas and he focus on the act of painting.

Energy and chaotic flow are his keynotes but the performance of putting color on the canvas is decisive of the final result. His works can be divided into two groups, a landscape-based impromptu, inspired by memories from Icelandic nature and pure abstraction, inspired among other things from music, architecture and aerial photos.