Jacob Francois is originally from the St Louis metropolitan area; he completed his bachelor’s degree

from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2008. In 2013 he completed his Masters of Fine Arts

at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has exhibited widely including Laumeier Sculpture Park

in St. Louis, Missouri, the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, Nebraska, as well as

public work currently on loan to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Jacob currently works and

resides in St Louis.