Jonas Sebura received his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2011 and BFA Degree from Alfred University in 2003. He has been an Adjunct instructor in the Sculpture Department at School of the Art Institute of Chicago and attended residencies at the Charlotte Street Studio Residency in Kansas City, and The Ox-Bow School of Art in Saugatuck, MI.
Sebura and Gartelmann met while working toward their MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and have been collaborating since 2009. They have exhibited work throughout the United States in various venues including Carrie Secrist Gallery in Chicago, The Urban Institute of Contemporary art in Grand Rapids, the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and the Edwin Gallery in Detroit, Michigan. Their work has been included in various exhibitions on themes of loss, impermanence, and home.