Jon Jarro was born in England and moved to Canada as a child. He studied art at the University of Windsor and at the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto.
Yet, Jon discovered, working as a Graphic Designer, and especially, as a Fine Art Technician presented him the best education he could have hoped for. He had the opportunity to observe the world of art from behind-the scenes, around great works by Degas, John Singer Sargent, Picasso, the Group of Seven, Harold Town, and many others. Working with international curators opened his eyes to the larger world of art, not just as a career, but as a vocation.
Jon’s desire to be visually creative evolved into a driving force by 2002, when he started painting full time. His work hangs in private collections in Canada, the U.S., and Europe.