John is a Minnesota native who has been intrigued with drawing since the first grade. Growing up, his family had numerous pets and that is where John started drawing domestic animals. He has earned a Commercial Art Certificate from MTI and a B.S. degree in Art Education from Winona State University.
In John’s paintings you will notice how he creates an interesting play of light and shadow. According to John, “It is most important to capture the affection that is felt for dogs and cats and the way they enrich our lives with humor and companionship.”