About Jacob Jugashvili
Born July 14, 1972 in Georgia,USSR. www.jugashvili.com
1992-1994 - Tbilisi State Academy of Fine Arts(Georgia USSR), 1994-1997 - Glasgow School of Art, Painting and Drawing dept(UK),
Jacob completed his secondary education in Moscow and thereafter studied at Tbilisi State Academy of Fine Arts from 1992-1994. In 1997 he graduated from the Glasgow School of Art (Painting and Drawing) with a BA.
Between 1997 and 2000 Jacob showed at various London venues: the Boundary Gallery, Lamont Gallery, Royal College of Art, London Art Fair, Georgia 2000 exhibition at Cork streets Gallery 27. In 1999 his works were shown at Batumi Art Museum (Batumi, Georgia).
From 2000-2005 Jacob did almost no painting, working instead in IT business. On October 2005 he accompanied his father, a military historian and retired colonel of the Soviet Army, Yevgeni Jugashvili, to a conference in the Netherlands ‘Yalta and Beyond’ (organized by the Maastricht University and Assamblee BV) to mark 60th Anniversary of the Yalta Summit in 1945. This event was also attended by the grandsons of the two other Allied leaders Winston Churchill and Franklin D.Roosevelt. Jacob is currently involved in allRussian public movement IGPR.RU