Jack was born in Welland, Ontario, Canada and grew up in western NY. He received a MFA in Painting in 1976 from SUNY@Buffalo. Jack has more than 100 exhibits to his credit including 15 solo exhibits.
His work has been exhibited in several group shows including the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY, Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH, Riverfront Design Center, St. Louis, MO, Fraser Gallery, Washington, DC. Le Cadre Gallery, Toronto and Avanti Galleries, CERES Gallery, NY, NY. In 2003, Jack was a visiting artist at the National Academy of Design in New York.