Bio: John Hendrix, born in St. Louis, has been drawing since shortly after that moment.
Despite years of wasting money on comic books, John discovered that one might be able to draw pictures for a living. Inevitably, John attended The University of Kansas to study graphic design and illustration. Rock Chalk Jayhawk.
After working for a few years as a designer, John moved from Kansas to New York City to become famous. John attended The School of Visual Arts in the Graduate Illustration as Visual Essay program and graduated in May 2003 with honors and debt. During his 4 years illustrating in New York, John also taught at Parsons School of Design and worked at The New York Times as Assistant Art Director of the Op-Ed page for several years.
At this very moment, John is teaching undergraduate illustration at Washington University in St. Louis, working on several picture books for children, trying to start an apiary, and changing diapers. He lives in St. Louis with his wife Andrea and son Jackson.
John Hendrix，出生在圣路易斯，出生不久就开始作画。热衷于看漫画，直到有一天，他意识到也许自己也可以作画为生。于是顺理成章的考入University of Kansas,主修平面设计和插画。做了几年的设计以后，John便从Kansas搬到纽约，开始他的成名之路。2003年5月带着荣誉和债务从纽约School of Visual Arts，Illustration as Visual Essay课程毕业。在纽约的四年插画学习的同时，他在Parsons School of Design教书，在纽约时报做Op-Ed版面的艺术指导助理。目前正在圣路易斯的Washington University教授本科插画课程、画儿童书、建个养蜂厂、换尿布。和太太Andrea、儿子Jackson居住在圣路易斯。