JAPA ( Jacopo Degl'innocenti ) is from Florence, Italy, where he studied Fine Arts at Istituto Statale D'arte and Liceo Artistico Leon Battista Alberti.  


In 2010, Japa moved to New York City.  He participated in the Illustration and Animation Continuing Education programs at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) and graduated from National Academy School of Fine Arts in 2015.  


He shown his work in Florence, Pittsburgh, New York City .



Jacopo Degl'innocenti aka JAPA is from Florence, Italy.

Always attracted to the intriguing energy of large cities, in 2010 JAPA decided to leave his beloved country and move to New York City. He lives in Brooklyn where he works as a freelance illustrator and artist.


JAPA's work have been featured on magazines, online publications, movie posters, book covers, animations and comic books. His clients include LinkNYC, PeaPod, iFly NY,

W42ST Magazine, Collective Arts Brewing, and Iron & Air Magazine. 

His works have been shown in galleries in NYC, Pittsburgh, Santa Monica, and Florence, Italy.