Born in Birmingham in 1936.
In the late 1950's he met his wife Mo. John became a gardener and worked in Gloucestershire for the next few years in the Rudolf Steiner homes teaching children with learning difficulties gardening. At this time John was writing poetry. In 1960 they moved to Yorkshire and John managed an organic Flour Mill.
In 1962 John and his wife Mo and their family moved to Warwickshire and he started painting. During this time he worked in a nursery as a gardener. John rose at 4am every morning and painted until 6am before he went to work.
It was in 1962 when he decided to become a full time artist.
The Family then moved to Cornwall near Mevagissey where John continued to paint. He had his first solo exhibit... read more