Jon is an award-winning illustrator, author, and professor. He has worked on feature films, video games, novels, comics, board games, trading cards, and album covers. During his time as a creature effects and make-up artist in Los Angeles, Jon worked on latex monster make-up, body suits, and promotional material for feature length films including Godzilla, Silent Hill, and Underworld 2. He is a board member of the Spartan Museum of Art, and is the illustration program coordinator at the University of New Haven. Jon has been a guest of honor at FaerieCon and ArtistaCon. He regularly speaks as a lecturer and panelist at IX Arts and has been participating in the main show for many years. He won Best in Show at GenCon in 2019, and he served as an Art Show juror there in 2022. His work has been displayed in galleries all over the country. He published two books last year that he wrote and illustrated as part of an original mythology series called Astromythos. It is an extensive series of books with original myths from his invented universe. The foreward in Book One was written by Brian and Wendy Froud. He is now working on Book Two and an Astromythos RPG module for D&D 5th Edition.