Originally from Perth, Australia, Jonah received a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting) from Curtin University, Perth. He also trained in London at the St Oswold’s School of Painting.
In 2000/1 Jonah worked fulltime on the Waterperry House Fresco Project in Oxford, UK, involving painters and sculptors, the project is one of the largest series of frescoe paintings to be completed in the UK and is based on idea, myths and practices drawn from Advaita Vedanta.
In 2002 Jonah took up a scholarship to the Julian Ashton Art School in Sydney, through the Mosman Youth Art Prize, and received the Brett Whiteley Scholarship to Julian Ashtons in 2003.
In 2004 he completed a Masters of Studio Arts at Sydney College of the Arts with Honors and a distinction, under the supervison of Dr Lindy Lee.
Jonah has exhibited extensively in Perth, Sydney, Oxford and London, and was Head of Painting at the Art Academy in London, 2005 -7, taught at St Oswold’s School of Painting and recently he returned to Perth to take up a job as Business Manager at Integral Development specialising in leadership development, ethical leadership and sustainability.