Jonathan Talit grew up in Lakeland, FL. He went to the International Baccalaureate High School in Bartow, FL, where he took art classes and participated in arts-related community service. After graduating high school, he moved to Boston to attend Boston University. After taking classes in many fields, he decided on a BFA in Sculpture and graduated Cum Laude. Since college, he has participated in several group exhibitions as well as having a solo show at the Hillsborough Community College, Dale Mabry. He has been awarded residences at the Vermont Studio Center as well as the Atlantic Center for the Arts, and has participated in workshops at Anderson Ranch.