Born 1981 in Moncton New Brunswick.
He studied art at the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2005.
His first book was Even the Giants (AdHouse Books, 2010). Koyama Press published his next book By This You Shall know Him. It was later translated and published by Eris Edizioni. He followed this title with Safari Honeymoon 2014, also published by Koyama Press. Also in 2014, he contributed a adaption to Gregory Gallant’s “The North Wing: Selections from the Lost Library of CanLit Graphic Novels” project and in 2016, an experimental story based on the four panel format to Mark Laliberte’s Four Panel Project. In 2017, Koyama Press released Crawl Space.
His work has been exhibited in North America, Europe, and Japan. His drawings have appeared in The New York Times, The Pitchfork Review, McSweeney’s Quarterly, and Le Monde Diplomatique.
In 2018, A major retrospective of his work was mounted by Teké Gallery and an accompanying book Far Fetched published by Tabularasa Edizioni based in Roma Italy.
As of 2018 he was living in Hamilton, Ontario.
Content novella & Cover book front & back:
Crawl Space. Koyama Press, 2017.
BOOK GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:
4 Panel, 4 Panel Project, 2016: “The Garden”: 24-39.
BOOK GRAPHIC COLLECTION:
Content cartoon & painting & Cover book front & back:
Far Fetched. Ed. & Curator, Marco Cirillo Pedri & Stefano Dazzi Dvořák. Tabularasa Edizioni/Teké Gallery, 2018. A bilingual edition Italian & English.
PERIODICAL TEXT & GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:
Content story graphic:
Canadian Notes & Queries, 91, Fall/Winter 2014: “The North Wing: Selections from the Lost Library of CanLit Graphic Novels Episode Twelve, Michael Crummey’s, Galore, as Adapted by Jesse Jacobs”: 42-43.
Descant, 164, Spring 2014: “Young Safari Guide”: 214-221.
Far Fetched., 2018: “Biography”: 167. Plus a variety of essays about his work by various authors.
Descant, 164, Spring 2014: 251.