John was born in Dublin in 1949, studied painting and sculpture in the National College
of Art in Dublin, studied etching in the Centre Genevois de la Gravure and at the
Atelier Raymond Mayer in Switzerland.
His etchings have been published by Anima Graphics and London Contemporary Art.
Awards include the O’Sullivan Graphics Prize at the RHA, the Norman Ackroyd etching
prize and the Phylis MacNamara Award at Impressions Galway.
John has had one man exhibitions at the Project Gallery, Geoghagen Gallery, Clare
Morris Gallery and recently The Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar.
He has participated in numerous group exhibitions including the RHA for 8 years,
the Bradford Biennale and Boyle Arts Festival.
His work is in many public and private collections including the Irish State, and
Boyle Civic Collection, his commissions include work for Jury’s, Aghadoe Heights
and Ormonde Hotels and The Irish Presidency of the EU.