"Overstand the past to get a grasp of the present..."
The art J. Cash-Cooper manifests is suspended between past and present. Stories of humanity before Babylon are told with a 20th century-style graphic pen. This "Hidden Pictures" language is a channel for the billions of lives that precede us.
A stimulated upbringing in New York City and several years spent in Southeast Asia and China laid the psychic background for J.Cash-Cooper's profound "Hidden Pictures". Earning his BFA from California Institute Of The Arts, J. Cash-Cooper cultivated a multi-disciplinary background, encompassing pulp-comics, gouache painting, and screen-printing. By 24, he had traveled extensively through South East Asia,gaining valuable cultural idiosyncrasies, constantly drawing.
After graduating, he accomplished a 2-year fellowship teaching Art at Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Singapore and a 1-year Princeton in Asia Fellowship teaching Art history at the University of Dalian,China. It was in China where Cash partnered with the Dalian Junmei Art Commune to produce his first solo exhibition "Unseen Forces" to massive success.
J. Cash-Cooper currently resides in Los Angeles California.