Born in the United States in 1980. Attended the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, where he received a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in painting. Jun-Pierre also studied oil painting and tradional European art history in Italy and Greece. He has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions around the world including Minneapolis, Paris, Greece and Tokyo. He is a founder and co-editor of the comic book Snapperhead Comics, as well as an illustrator. He has been living in Tokyo since spring 2006.