John founded and maintains a studio and print shop in the Lincoln Arts Building in Waltham, MA and a painting studio in Washington, CT. He teaches printmaking at Massachusetts College of Art and Design and leads an annual trip to China for MassArt students; the Danforth Museum; The Washington Art Association and other workshops in the region. He works with Master Printer Peter Pettingill at Wingate Studio in Hinsdale, NH. John serves on several boards of art and educational institutions.
Current and recent showings include: Webster and Company, Boston, MA; Coleman Fine Arts, Charleston, SC; Washington Art Association, Washington, CT; Urban Oasis Giveaway, HGTV, Boston, MA; Danforth Art- Off the Wall, Framingham, MA; Massachusetts College of Art and Design - Live in the MassArt Auction and other events, Boston, MA; Boston Printmakers, Boston, MA; Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA; Dual Action - Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA; Thompson Gallery at the Cambridge School of Weston, Weston, MA; Aids Benefit Invitational, Barbara Karakow Gallery, Boston, MA; Sunshine Museum, Beijing, China; President's Invitational at Bentley College, Waltham, MA; Vitale, Caturano &Co, Charleston, MA; Two Lines Gallery, Beijing, China; Spaulding Rehabilitation Center, Boston, MA; and many others group shows around the country and internationally.
John holds degrees from Syracuse University (BFA), University of Wisconsin-Madison (MA), Babson College (MFA) and the Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MFA).