Jean de Wet was born in Queenstown, Eastern Cape, in 1984. Always drawing, making comics, building contraptions and making music during his youth, Jean later graduated with a BA in Information Design from the University of Pretoria in 2007. In 2008 he moved on to work as a commercial illustrator in Cape Town, while further experimenting with drawing, illustration and comics after hours. Since then Jean has taken part in many group-shows and collaborations both locally and internationally, including a solo show in 2012. Jean currently lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa.