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John uses the word “leftovers” to describe his practice of sourcing a wide range of imagery, figurative and abstract, from all aspects of life. John’s paintings, with their simple brushstrokes, bold color choices and exaggerated forms, give the false impression of childlike simplicity. Interested in the clarity of isolation and uncomfortable darker themes, John conveys a mixed spirit of joy and melancholy.

John has studied art at Oklahoma City University, Cameron University and Santa Fe Community College.

John recently relocated to the pastured suburbs of Portland, Oregon where he balances urban contemporary art with rural farm life.