T.J. Roe, originally from Grand Island, received a BFA in Studio Art from University of Nebraska-Lincoln. After college, T.J. spent nearly a decade working in entertainment and design in Los Angeles, focused primarily on art and music. He has since returned to Nebraska and is an active member of the arts and entertainment community. Using primarily acrylic on canvas, his paintings range from the unique to the grotesque. T.J. strives to maintain respect for classic beauty while capturing the individuality of each of his subjects.