Jake Newell has long had a passion for art. Growing up in Emporia, Kansas, provided ample opportunity to pursue this passion.
Newell sought and received an Art Education degree through Emporia State University, where he discovered university-based hand engraving classes. After completing Engraving I and Engraving II courses offered through ESU, he expanded his knowledge with GRSTC courses and special study. As a professional engraver, Newell designs and hand engraves a variety of items for larger, well-known companies.