“John Andrew Perello, AKA JonOne is a graffiti artist, borns in 1963 in New York USA. Also known as Jon156, is an American graffiti now living and working in Paris. (…) he founded the graffiti group 156 All Starz, which cemented his career path.
Attending the likes of the iconic Studio 54, Jon rubbed shoulders with Jean Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol, before relocating to Paris in 1987, where he quickly made a name for himself. (…) As a teenager he is involved in the explosive graffiti scene of the 80s: spraying walls and bombing trains. Founded in 1987, Usines Ephémères is an organisation that turns derelict urban sites into emerging art hubs.
Jonone moved to Paris following an invitation from a good friend Bando, He soon found Paris had become his ‘new home’ and a place where he could pursue personal enrichment, linking in to the thriving arts and graffiti scene, and has remained there ever since.”