The American Jeff Kowatch was born in Los Angeles in 1965. He has lived and worked in Brussels for around ten years. He became interested in painting from a very early age and learned how to paint independently. He trained professionally as an actor and had also trained in meditation when he took the decision to become a painter.

He has been exhibiting his work regularly in galleries in Los Angeles and New York since the end of the 1980s, as well as in Paris, Amsterdam and Belgium since 2005. His paintings are included in the public art collections in the United States.