After studying at the Art Center College of Design, John traveled to Europe to study with the renaissance masters in museums in Italy, France, Germany and Spain. John worked as an art director in advertising and in the music industry prior to forming the Epic Mural Company. International clients included Warner Brothers, Twentieth Century Fox and United Pictures to name a few. John then moved to Hawaii and began a collection of seascape designs devoted to the environment and sea life. John now lives in the forest of Sothern California and is focused on his newest art projects.