Jon Field was born in Manchester, England in 1963, and was educated at Lancaster University, receiving his doctorate in 1998. Since 1999 he has lived and worked in the United States.

His work is the subject of a feature article published in Art Papers: “Elegiac Documents: The Presidents’ Favorite Paintings, Slipper Tongue and Hope, Pinned Down by Jonathan Field” (Art Papers, March/April 2009). In 2011 he was awarded ‘Best in Show’ for A Charge to Keep in Text + Texture, juried by internationally respected curator Dan Cameron. His work is the subject of an interview with Chief Editor Steve Knudsen in a recent edition of ArtPulse magazine, as well as a Studio Visit article by Jared Butler in burnaway.org.