Jon is available for photo assignments wherever needed. His background as a news photographer combined with a very diverse portfolio of photo venues uniquely qualifies him for a variety of photo assignments. From feature to sports, portrait to corporate projects he is always ready to give his best.
Jon spent his early years on the Iron Range of northern Minnesota. His artwork has deep roots in the wilderness beauty he experienced as a child. He began to photograph the world around him at the age of 8. Over the years his love for image creation has continuously grown as a strong desire to express himself through a variety of visual means has led to a lifelong career in photography.
He graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and majored in Photographic Design. Participation in the Junior Year Abroad Program in Amsterdam was a highlight of his educational experience
He is a member of a number of professional organizations, including
WPPI (Wedding and Portrait Photographer’s International),
PPA (Professional Photographer’s of America) ,
TCPPA (Twin Cities Professional Photographer’s Assoc.),
NAPP (Natl. Assoc. Of Photoshop Professionals),
BNI Minnesota (Westonka Chapter),