Born in Holland, Jack was raised in Africa. He moved to the US and spent his young adult years in New Jersey followed by many years in Scottsdale, Arizona and Carmel, Indiana. Currently Jack calls Cave Creek, Arizona home. He graduated from an art institute and was a technical illustrator for several years.
He first picked up the pencil when he was nine or ten years old and has not put it down since. Although he has worked in other media, graphite is Jack's passion.