Jon Achelpohl is an artist living and working in Raleigh, North Carolina. Originally from central Illinois, Jon found his voice as an artist in Chicago where he studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the areas of painting, drawing, and illustration.
His work has been shown around Chicago and the Triangle and Triad region of North Carolina. His work pulls from the visual language of comic books, pulp illustration, politics, abstract expressionism, Mexican muralist movement, street art, and graffiti.
He lives in Raleigh with his wife Sylvia and their fur babies: Bettie, Kathryn, Hero, and George. He can be found most of the time working in his studio.