Jaap Stavenuiter was a active as a comic book artist in the 1980s and 1990s. He was member of Studio Arnhem, together with other Dutch artists like Ben Jansen, Hanco Kolk, Ronald van Vemden, Hendrik J. Vos and Hans Pieko. He drew comics with the Disney characters for Donald Duck weekly between 1989 and 1999. These were mostly stories with 'Donald Duck', 'The Junior Woodchucks', 'Grandma Duck' and 'Gus Goose'. In the 1990s, he also began writing stories in cooperation with Frans Leenheer, that were mostly drawn by other artists. In 1992, Stavenuiter also drew for Razzafrazz, the comics magazine of Kees de Boer's Studio Funny Farm. Stavenuiter later moved on to work in information technology and as a web designer.