John has been the recipient of numerous awards
the United States and has traveled extensively in Ireland,
and France. Among his honors are an award
of an individual artist’s fellowship grant and the selection
The Watercolor Page in AMERICAN ARTIST   magazine
where one of his works graced the cover.
The artist’s works are included in private and corporate
collections throughout the United States.
B.A., University of Delaware,    
M.F.A., University of Delaware,

  EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2009           Bartram Trail Plein Air Event, Jacksonville, Fl.
2009           Mainsail Arts Festival, St. Petersburg, Fl.
            Award of Merit
2009           Melrose Open Air Paint Out, Melrose, Fl.
            Award First Place Watercolor        
2009           Ann Maria Art league Springfest, Anna Maria Is., Fl.
            Award: First Place 2-D
2009           Images Arts Festival, New Smyrna Beach, Fl.
            Award or Distinction
2008           Rehoboth Art League Member Show, Rehoboth Beach, De
            Award of Distinction
2008           Plein Air Rehoboth, Rehoboth Beach, De.
2008           Indian Rocks Spring Arts Festival, Indian Rocks, Fl.
            Best in Show
2008           Mainsail Arts Festival, St. Petersburg, Fl
            Award of Distinction, selected Poster artist for 2009
2006           Armonk Fine Arts Festival, Armonk, N.Y.         
            Award of Merit
2006           Temple Beth El Arts Festival, St. Petersburg, Fl.
            Award of Merit
2005           Rehoboth Art League Annual Members Show, Rehoboth Beach, De.
            Awardeed Best in Show
2005           Mayfaire Art Festival, Lakeland, Fl.
            Award of Merit
2005           Mainsail Art Festival, St.Petersburg, Fl.
            Award of Merit
2004           Gaspirilla Fine Arts Festival, Tampa, Fl.
            Award of Merit
2004           Naples National Art Show, Naples, Fl.
            Award of Merit in Painting
2003           Rittenhouse Square Fine Arts Show, Philadelphia, Pa.        
            Awarded First Prize in Watercolor
2002           Hardcastle Gallery “Evening of Art”, Centerville, De.Award of Merit                
1998           D.F.Y.A. Spirit of the Arts Festival, Greenville , De.
            Awarded Best in show
1996           Suzanne Brown Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ., Invitational Show
1995           Zenith Gallery, Washington, DC, Invitational Show
1992           Massey Fine Arts Center, Santa Teresa, NM, One Person Exhibition
1987           Sazama/Brauer Gallery, Chicago, Ill; Inaugural Exhibition
1984           Butler Institute of American Art, National Exhibition, University of San Diego,
            Invitational Watercolor Exhibition
1984           ACA Gallery, New York, N.Y., Two Person Exhibition
1982           Leslie Levy Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ; One Person Exhibition
1981           International Watercolor Competition, Inveresk Paper Inc., London,England   
            Award of Merit
1979           University of Delaware, Newark De; Annual Juried Show
            Awarded Purchase Prize
1978           Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, De; Annual Juried Show
            Awarded Purchase Prize and Exhibition at Museum for summer 1979


The artist was a recipient of a 1980 Artists Fellowship Grant from the Delaware State Arts Council.
The artist’s work was featured on the cover of American Artist Magazine in 1984.
The artist was featured in “Treasures of Tampa Bay”, an independent cable television production
broadcast in May 2003.
The artist’s work was selected to be reproduced as  the  2006 show poster for Mayfaire in Lakeland,
The artist’s work was selected to be reproduced as the poster for the Mainsail Arts Festival in St.
Petersburg in  2009.

  COLLECTIONS (selected)
Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, De.
University of Delaware, Newark, De.
Hercules Inc., Wilmington De.
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Delaware
Insurance Company of North America
Transco Energy Corporation
CIGNA  Art Collection
Bank of Delaware
People’s Place, Inc.
Milford Medical Associates
Maryland Bank of North America
Wilmington Trust Bank
PNC Bank
Macmillan Publishing