Jennifer Sparacino was born in 1982, in Vancouver British Columbia, Canada. In 2007, she received her 3-year diploma in Graphic Design and Illustration (IDEA Program) from Capilano University. In 2011 she began working full time as an artist, with painting as her primary means of expression. Sparacino's current body of work has focused largely on animals as subject matter, characterized by Fauvist-inspired colours and boldly applied paint with strong graphic patterns and textures. She currently lives and works in Chilliwack, BC.