Jack Roman was born and raised on Long Island, NY. He currently resides in Rockaway Beach NY, but most of his family still lives in Spain. His mother's father was in prison in Spain for Speaking out against The Dictator Franco. Family members pleaded with the US Embassy and they gave him the choice to sign up to the Navy to fight in WWII.came to the USA to escape persecution from the Dictator Franco to fight in WWII for the United States. His farther's farther left Spain when he was 16 and came to the USA on his own. Spain during the time of Franco was a rough place to be.
Jack got into photography at a young age. His father, having taken thousands of pictures of him and his sister as kids, allowed him to have direct access to cameras. Jack’s uncle had a darkroom which enticed him deeper into becoming a photographer as well. Spending weekends in the darkroom taught Jack an unbridled discipline for the art of photography.
His passion for photography and art drove him to continuously seek and explore, always striving for better.
Being a self taught photographer and artist grants him a unique perspective and style which is present in all his artwork.
His obsession with lighting and passion for quality compels him to always acquire the best gear for the job. Always fine tuning the rhythm of how to achieve the highest quality.
Pursuing art is a great passion for Jack and creative expression has always been a driving force in his life. Photography, abstract color pencil drawings, clay, poetry, and lighted wall sculptures are just a few of the mediums he has used. Jack is always expanding himself and his art and draws inspiration from music, movies, dancing and the journey we call life.