Jonathan Saiz was born in Denver in 1983. He studied at Parsons School of Design in both New York City and Paris, and at the Maryland Institute College of Art. His first solo show opened at Denver's Plus Gallery, and he was an artist in residence at RedLine Contemporary Art Center in Denver. Saiz has shown his work internationally, including in France, Greece, Italy, and England. In addition to painting, Saiz has also published three books, including a memoir and The Fountain Tarot, an illustrated tarot deck accompanied by a guidebook on giving readings. Although a self-described nomad, he currently lives and works in Denver and is represented by K Contemporary.