A retired CID Police Sergeant from Devon and Cornwall Constabulary, Jon Harry lives at St Austell in Cornwall. He has been painting since around 1997 and has exhibited his watercolours at exhibitions in Polperro, Falmouth, St Austell and Mevagissey.

In 1999 Jon appeared on the Channel 4 art programme ‘Watercolour Challenge’ when it did a series in Cornwall, reaching the final with paintings of South Crofty and Falmouth Harbour. He is also on the St Austell Society of Artists committee.