Jeff Zenick was born March 13th 1956 in Paris, France to American parents. As a youth in the late 1970's and early 1980's, he hitch-hiked around the country visiting communes and working doing agricultural labor. Much of his adult life he worked a series of odd jobs, restaurants, landscaping, construction and working out of labor pools while making his artwork. He is a self taught artist who participated in the zine culture of the 1990's; making numerous travel zines filled with drawings of urban landscapes and portraits drawn on location. The last 5 years, he has been drawing and painting from old yearbook photos fom the early 1900's to the present. He lives in Tallahasse, Florida with his wife Paula who owns a Yarn Shop.