Through my paintings, I capture mood and energy.

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John’s painting career started with a trip to Florence, Italy - where he studied oil painting with a local artist for several months. This was the first time he picked up a brush, and he's been hooked ever since. 

His biggest influences are Sargent, Wyeth, and Turner. After seeing an exhibit of Sargent's watercolors at the Brooklyn Museum, John decided to devote his focus entirely to watercolor. John creates with the philosophy that a painting is an illusion, meant to evoke feeling. He's constantly experimenting and pushing his ideas of landscape and figurative art. 

For him, painting is about conveying energy and spontaneity. To keep his work fresh, John often enjoys painting plein air - outside, direct from the subject. 

John’s paintings are collected internationally, with private collectors in Ireland, Australia, Canada, France, Dubai, and the United States.



Exhibitions:

Group Show, 875 3rd Ave, New York, NY - March, 2019

St. Gabriel, group show, Saddle River, NJ - December, 2018

John Doe Gallery, Brooklyn, NY - July, 2017

Jersey Wine, Jersey City - September, 2016

Imago, Hoboken - November, 2015

Hoboken Artist Studio Tour - November, 2015

RAW Artists of NJ - September, 2014