Both of John Currin’s parents came from the United States – Connecticut and Oklahoma states.
John Currin was born in 1962 in Boulder, Colorado, United States.
He was the third child of four in a family of physics professor and piano teacher.
Soon after his birth, the family relocated to Northern California. When he was a ten-year-old boy, they moved to Connecticut where Currin was raised.
Since the early childhood, John made a decision to become an artist.