Jon is an award-winning illustrator. He has been an active freelance illustrator, author, and professor for fifteen years. His specialty is mythological art and storytelling. He teaches Illustration, Concept Art, World Building, and Digital Painting at University of New Haven as the program coordinator. His work has been published in film, television, video games, novels, comics, album art, board games, and trading cards. He has worked in Hollywood as a creature-effects artist and sculptor. His work is displayed in solo and group shows throughout the country, he is represented by Haven Gallery in New York, and he is internationally acclaimed in the illustration field. Jon is regularly invited as a Guest of Honor to illustration conventions and exhibits work with the finest fantasy and science fiction illustrators in the business.
He serves as Art Director and curator of the American Spartan Museum of Art. He is also currently writing and illustrating an original mythology series called Astromythos. He received his bachelors degree in illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design, and his masters at Hartford Art School's Illustration MFA Program.