J. Charon was born in 1959 in Chungcheongbuk-do. As A child, he saw other children near his age painting and became determined for art. His family moved to Seoul, where his father enrolled him in an art school where he could be taught professionally at an early age.
In 1990, jean traveled to France and Spain for a visit and loved the beautiful scenery and environment so much that he decided that he would live in France.
Until 2002, he resided in France and traveled around to capture beautiful scenes in his artwork.
He is a member of the Korea Painting Association, South France Montpellier Art Association, and Korean-French Artist Association. He has exhibited his work in the Korea-France Art Exhibition.