Jon Vander Pol is a Grand Rapids, Michigan, native who has spent the last 20 years living in the southwestern United States working as an independent artist and creative entrepreneur. Exported From Michigan is Jon’s debut feature length film. Before getting into documentary filmmaking, he co-founded Infamous Network with Jeff Daverman in 1996, working as an artist, screen printer and graphic designer. A love of art, travel and culture have him inspired to keep learning about the world through documentary filmmaking. Making positive, solution based documentaries as opposed to negatively focused films is his goal as an artist.
Jon's ArtPrize Entries
These are Jon's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.