As one active in aviculture he has been painting his favorite subject: birds. John has been juried into local, national, and international shows, receiving awards and recognition. He has worked closely with several non-profits to advance their goals in avian conservation and stewardship. Early on he exhibited and held one-man shows in Taos, New Mexico, displaying southwestern themes. During the time as parent and teacher he used his talents for scenic design, special projects, and illustrating three professional books. Since retiring from teaching elementary school art, he has been able to devote his energies to further developing his immense talents. Please explore and enjoy the website. If you have comments please use the Guestbook or contact him directly. If you are interested in a purchase or commission, please contact John for sizes and prices.