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about jared


I have returned to my roots with a fire inside to create. My art is inspired from life experiences and carries with it my deep emotional struggles. I grew up in Arizona and started painting at a young age. I am self taught and had minor success as a young artist living in San Francisco where I showed and sold my work. After life’s path took me to New England where I started a family, I landed in Pittsburgh as it was the hometown of my beloved wife (Kara Leo) who perished in the accident that would define my future.  Now, as a single father of two incredible boys I not only want to set the example for them but lift the SCI (Spinal Cord Injury) community I am now part of. Like Kara always said, “Share the Love.

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