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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 an Italian illustrator and animator based in NYC.


JAPA's work have been featured on magazines, online publications, movie posters, book covers, album covers, coloring books, animations and comic books. His clients include LinkNYC, Stop and Shop, iFly, W42ST Magazine, Collective Arts Brewing, Iron & Air Magazine, Cyclist Magazine, Bluetrain Publishing, Quartz Magazine, Penny Magazine, Retromotive Magazine, The Florentine, ADVrider Magazine, Like the Wind Magazine, Lungarno Magazine and more.

His works have been shown in galleries, private collections, and businesses in New York, Tokyo, Pittsburgh, Santa Monica, and Florence, Italy.








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