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.


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.


2019 Non-Arrivals, O Art, Louisville, Kentucky
2015 It Is So Beautiful Here, Swanson Contemporary, Louisville, Kentucky
2011 Bei Nacht, The Green Building Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky
2009 Looking For a City, Bicha Gallery, London, England
2009 The Wanderlust of Veenie Dickie, Sable D’Or, London, England


2019 In the In-between, Smush Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey
2019 Fresh Paint, Moremen Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky
2019 Imagined Monuments, Metro Hall, Louisville, Kentucky
2018 Don’t Turn Around Don’t Look Down, Quappi Projects, Louisville, Kentucky
2017 Artists in Our Midst, Kaviar Forge & Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky
2017 Word & Image, Kaviar Forge & Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky
2017 Queer Voices, OPEN Community Center, Louisville, Kentucky
2017 Demographically Speaking, a Figurative Exhibition, Lexington Art League, Lexington, Kentucky
2017 These Many Joys, video projection, Rainbows & Roses Soiree, LOLA & PLAY, Louisville, Kentucky
2016 Clariant group exhibition with Lytle Street artists
2014 A Safe Space, I.D.E.A.S 40203 and The Center for Women and Families, Louisville, Kentucky
2012 January Store of Artist Multiples and Small Works, Gallery Jan Dhaese, Ghent, Belgium
2011 Kinsey Institute Juried Show, SoFA Gallery at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
2011 December Store of Artist Multiples and Small Works, .NO Gallery, New York City
2008 The Barnet Open, ArtsDepot, juried exhibition, London, England
2007 Anima Spiritus Corpus, Maggie and Rose, London, England
2007 Nature v Man, Earl’s Court Festival Exhibition, The Troubadour Gallery, London, England


2019 Recipient of Great Meadows Artist Professional Development Grant
2018 Voted 2nd “Best Artist” in LEO’s Annual Awards, Louisville, Kentucky
2018 Board member of Louisville Youth Group
2017 Since July 2017, Director and Curator at Quappi Projects, Louisville, Kentucky
2017 Selected participant, Kentucky Natural Lands Trust Artists’ Retreat, PineMountain Settlement School, Pine Mountain, Kentucky
2017 Voted 3rd “Best Artist” in LEO’s Annual Awards, Louisville, Kentucky
2016 Parc de la Mar III, image selected for cover of autumn edition of Assaracus poetry journal
2015 Selected to attend AUTOCENTER Summer Academy, Berlin, Germany
2014 Assaracus poetry journal featured poet with seven poems published
2013 There Are No Strangers in These Weeds: Poems. Finalist, Linda Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature, Sarabande Books
2012 Witnessing a Death, Chicago Poetry Press’ CAPP Awards Runner-up
2012 Board Member, Architectural Committee, Mies van der Rohe’s 860-880 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
2011 Affordable Art Fair Bruxelles, Tour & Taxis, Belgium
2011 Affordable Art Fair New York, USA
2011 Art Chicago, USA
2011 Affordable Art Fair Milano, Italy
2010 Affordable Art Fair Singapore
2010 Affordable Art Fair London, UK
2010 Affordable Art Fair Brussels, Belgium
2010 Affordable Art Fair Amsterdam, Netherlands
2006 You Thought London Would Be Glamorous? photographs for B East magazine, London, England