Mr. Kaljanac was born in Malaysia to European and Asian parents and raised in Vancouver, BC where he graduated from the University of British Columbia with a B.A. in History and Visual art and a B.Ed. in Secondary Education. He completed his Masters in Educational Technology in 2016.

He currently lives and teaches in Shenzhen, China, where he met his wife. He previously taught Grade 10 and 11 Math, Science, History, English and Visual Art at a BC High School in Shanghai.

He enjoys painting, drawing, photography, and stop-motion animation. When not creating art, he enjoys fishing, snowboarding and traveling.