Jack Wax was born in 1954 in New York. He graduated with honors from Rhode Island School of Design in 1983 with his Masters of Fine Arts degree in Sculpture. Since 1983 Mr. Wax has taught at a number of Institutions of higher learning including: Temple University’s Tyler School of Art, The University of the Arts, Ohio State University, The Cleveland Institute of Art, Illinois State University, and Rhode Island School of Design. From 1991 through 1996 he taught at the Toyama Institute, in Toyama Japan, and at present he is a full professor at The Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts in Richmond Virginia.