Jack Randell grew up in Wellington and works across the Orana Region. In 2008 Jack had a solo exhibition of video/paintings at Carriageworks in Sydney following a residency at Artspace. His work has been selected in prizes including Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Kilgour Prize and Hazelhurst Works on Paper. In 2012 Jack produced collaborative artworks in Germany and Spain that were included in a solo exhibition in Barcelona. His international collaboration, Ota juku (after Hiroshige), was first exhibited at the Minokamo Culture Forest Museum in Japan in February 2014. In 2015–16 Jack curated Pen to Power, an exhibition integrating health and creative journeys. In 2019 he was the winner of the Custodial Portrait Artist of the Year, exhibited at the Henry Dean Building, Sydney. He is a director of Fishdog, a cultural enterprise producing public art, and ArtClubDub with partner Kerry Palmer, delivering art classes and collaborative projects for kids and adults.