This native Ohioan was raised on a small farm near Wapakoneta, Ohio. In his youth, William enjoyed exploring nature by hiking the woods located on his father's farm. Since a tender age, he's enjoyed expressing his pleasure of the outdoors and nature on paper and canvas. This artist has captured nature's beauty which includes portraits, beloved pets, homesteads, and memorials.
William's portraits have an uncanny likeness that captures the personality of which he paints.
William being a professional artist is unique because of his unlimited ability to render an unlimited variety of subject matter. This includes paintings done in numerous types of mediums.
In 1983, William earned his Bachelor's degree in Illustration at the Columbus College of Art & Design in Columbus, Ohio.
William puts a primary focus on rendering accuracy of the eyes and anatomy of which he paints.
Mr. John is proactive in supporting numerous hunting and conservation organizations such as Safari Club International, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Turkey Federation, Ducks Unlimited locally and nationwide.