Jonathan Edwards was born and raised in Encampment, WY. In 2006, he received a bachelor's degree in philosophy and a bachelor's degree in painting from Washington University in St. Louis. In 2008, he received a master's degree in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design. He was a fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA, 2010-2011, and he taught in the visual art department at Brown University from 2011 to 2014. Jonathan's work has been exhibited in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C., among other cities. He is a member of the Eastern Orthodox Church (ROCOR) and is a beginning iconographer. He lives in Los Angeles.