Joevic Yeban was born in 1987 in San Jose, California. He demonstrated an interest in drawing at a young age, watching his father draw portraits and architectural blueprints. In 2012, Yeban received his BFA from Academy of Art University in San Francisco, with a degree in Fine Arts. Yeban paints primarily with oil, focusing on Bay Area cities as his subject matter. His paintings have been part of many group shows in the Bay Area, and in 2012, he was featured in Southwest Art Magazine’s, “Emerging Artist” issue. Yeban currently paints full-time in his studio in Oakland, California.