Jacobina Trump grew up in the Netherlands, where she received a masters degree at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in The Hague, Holland and taught there before beginning a series of adventures in the Western Hemisphere. She moved to Miami, America in 1995 and has been teaching at the Indianapolis Museum of Art and several art centers. She is a professional speaker, coach, novelist and has published many art books. Trump’s focus has always been on the process of drawing and painting itself. While studying nature she believes it is the act in itself that brings awareness to our environment.