Curriculum Vitae

A native of Kentucky, John studied Political Science and English literature at the College of Charleston, in South Carolina, and art at Central St. Martins and the Hampstead School of Art in London, England. His work is held in private collections in the United States, Great Britain, Australia, Germany, and India. He recently returned to Louisville, KY after several years in Chicago, Illinois.


EDUCATION

Continuing studies at Central St. Martins College of Art & Design and Hampstead School of Art, London, England, 2007 - 2009.

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, English Literature Minor, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, 2000.

OTHER

Board Member, Architectural Committee, Mies van der Rohe’s 860-880 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago / 2012-2013

Design Consultant for Puma Golf / 2005-2006

EXHIBITION HISTORY

Queer Voices, group exhibition, OPEN Community Center, Louisville, Kentucky / 2017

These Many Joys, video projection, Rainbows & Roses Soiree, LOLA & PLAY, Louisville, Kentucky / 2017

Demographically Speaking, a Figurative Exhibition, group exhibition, Lexington Art League, Lexington, Kentucky / 2017

Tomorrow is Still June, limited edition poetry book / 2016

Clariant group exhibition with Lytle Street artists / 2016

Parc de la Mar III, image selected for cover of autumn edition of Assaracus poetry journal / 2016

It Is So Beautiful Here, solo exhibition, Swanson Contemporary, Louisville Kentucky / 2015

Featured poet with seven poems published, Autumn edition of Assaracus Poetry Journal / 2014

Cherokee Road, an interactive installation with A Safe Space, group exhibition with I.D.E.A.S 40203 and The Center for Women and Families, Louisville, Kentucky / 2014

Mix+Pivot, Collaborative group exhibition with I.D.E.A.S 40203 and Velocity Indiana, Jeffersonsville, Indiana / 2014

PITCH! Collaborative group exhibition with I.D.E.A.S. 40203 and XLerateHealth, Nucleus Building, Louisville / 2013

There Are No Strangers in These Weeds: Poems. Finalist, Linda Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature, Sarabande Books / 2013.

Plants Trees, Wins Wars, limited edition digital print, joint project with Michael James Moran Woodworked Furniture / 2013.

The Very Old Great Failure, poetry and collage book, published by Camenzind / 2013

January Store of Artist Multiples and Small Works, Gallery Jan Dhaese, Ghent, Belgium / 2012

Witnessing a Death, Chicago Poetry Press' CAPP Awards Runner-up / 2012

December Store of Artist Multiples and Small Works, .NO Gallery, New York City / 2011

Affordable Art Fair Bristol, Brunel's Old Station, Temple Meads, Bristol, England / 2011

Affordable Art Fair New York, USA / 2011

ART CHICAGO, The Merchandise Mart, USA / 2011

The Kinsey Institute Juried Show, SoFA Gallery at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana USA / 2011

Affordable Art Fair Milano, Superstudio Piu Via Tortona, Italy / 2011

Affordable Art Fair Bruxelles, Tour & Taxis, Belgium / 2011

Bei Nacht, solo exhibition, The Green Building Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky, USA / 2011

Bicha 2010 Winter Group Show, group exhibition, Bicha Gallery, London, England / 2010

Affordable Art Fair Singapore, Singapore / 2010

Affordable Art Fair Amsterdam, The Netherlands / 2010

Affordable Art Fair London, England / 2010

Bicha First Anniversary Show, group exhibition, Bicha Gallery, London, England / 2010

Affordable Art Fair Paris, France / 2010

Affordable Art Fair Bristol, England / 2010

Line, Form, & Colour, Bicha Gallery Spring Show, group exhibition, Oxo Tower, London, England / 2010

Movement & Light, group exhibition, The Chelsea Club, London, England / 2010

Affordable Art Fair Brussels, Belgium / 2010

Looking For a City, solo exhibition, Bicha Gallery, London, England / 2009

Affordable Art Fair London, England / 2009

Newcastle Gateshead Art Fair, England / 2009

The Wanderlust of Veenie Dickie, solo exhibition, Sable D'or, London, England / 2009

Affordable Art Fair Bristol, England / 2009

Open Studios, Gas Works, Michael Road, London, England / 2008

Bicha Art Winter 08 Group Show, The Long Gallery, Wyndham Grand London Chelsea Harbour, London, England / 2008

Bicha Art Summer 08 Group Show, The Long Gallery, Wyndham Grand London Chelsea Harbour, London, England / 2008

The Barnet Open, ArtsDepot, juried exhibition for north London artists, London, England / 2008

The Chelsea Ram, group exhibition, London, England / 2008

The Naked Turtle, group exhibition, Richmond, England / 2008

Nature V Man, Earl's Court Festival Exhibition, The Troubadour Gallery, juried group exhibition, London, England / 2007

Anima Spiritus Corpus, Maggie and Rose, group exhibition, London, England / 2007

All Photographers Now, Musee de l'Eysee, Lausanne, Switzerland / 2007

You Thought London Would Be Glamorous?, B EAST Magazine, Issue No. 6, London, England / 2006