John Biebel is a graduate of the Cooper Union, NYC where he studied painting and photography. He's lived in New York City, London, and Boston. He currently lives just outside of Boston, MA with a studio in Waltham, MA. Aside from painting, he works as a user experience application designer for an education publisher, a musician under the name Ichigatsu, and as a freelance writer for the scent website Fragrantica. He is also studying the science of perfume creation and started the perfume line January Scent Project in 2015. He is also a founding member of Subforum, a Cambridge-based design research collective that tackles important questions about human interaction with technology.