John is recognised as one of Australia’s most versatile artists. His subject matter includes, but is not limited to: landscapes and seascapes, early 20th century street scenes, misty morning scenes, locomotives, aircraft, ships, Blue Mountains and figurative paintings. Working in oils his techniques range from traditional realist work through to impressionistic and metaphysical painting works.
He is often called upon to judge art shows and perform demonstrations, workshops and critiques for art societies. John ran a highly successful Art School in Sydney for 15 years with over 300 students per week, at its peak.
John’s work is consistently sought after by investors and collectors looking for long term gains, or a legacy to pass on to their children, large commission works are a specialty. His work is included in collections in Australia, UK, Ireland, USA, Canada and New Zealand. He has published two books : ‘Blue Mountains Magic’ and a ‘Journey Through Time’ as well as producing two “teaching” DVD’S . John was recently featured in the “Colour in your life TV program.
Two years ago he was approached by one of the largest Art Licensing companies in the USA who felt that his work could be successfully licensed internationally for prints, posters, wall hangings, jigsaw puzzles, fabrics etc. the agreement has been most successful with over 200 images under licence and available in most countries around the world.
Featured in Prestige calendars for 20 consecutive years, more than 500 images in print in Australia and around the world. John’s work is represented by Morpeth Gallery and Articles Gallery. He has been exhibiting with the Kevin Hill’s Top 10 Group for the past 6 years in various locations around Australia.