Juan Sebastian Restrepo graduated from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville (SIUE) in the Art and Design Studio (Master of Fine Arts, MFA) program. His area of concentration in the Department of Art and Design was Painting. He taught Foundation Studio: Visual Organization 1 in SIUE, which focused on elements and principles of design as it relates to the organization of the two-dimensional picture surface. Before attending SIUE, Restrepo graduated in 2015 with a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree from Pratt Institute in New York City where he focused on painting.