Born in Melbourne in 1961, John grew up in the rural Victorian town of Maffra, going on to the Gippsland campus of Monash University B.A. course in 1982 and the V.C.A 1983-1986. He studied under Euan Heng, Geoff Dupree, Peter Booth, Ian Parry, Alan Mitelman and John Walker.
John’s works include drypoints, etchings, lithographs, monoprints, screenprints, wood engravings, linocuts, paintings, drawings, sculptures, and artist’s books, including poetry.
This year he was awarded the Grand Prize in the Silk Cut Award for Linocut Prints and selected as a finalist in the Geelong acquisitive print awards.
1961Born Melbourne, Australia
1982Studied BA Visual Art at Monash University, Gippsland Campus
1983-86Studied BA Visual Art at Victorian College of the Arts
1983Mid-Year Award, Victorian College of the Arts
1984Lowenstein, Sharp, Feiglin and Ades Prize, Victorian College of the Arts