John won first place in the Spring 2016 Central Coast Watercolor Society Exhibition.
His watercolor painting, Piedras Blancas was chosen for the Texas Watercolor Show in May, 2016. This painting is available in John's online gallery.
John participated in the 18th Annual Open Studios Art Tour, sponsored by Arts Obispo, October 8-9, 2016. He was one of five artists who has participated in all 18 years of Open Sudios.
John giving a demonstration at the Atascadero Christian Home August 2016
Oct. 10, 2016. Though John is not feeling well he continues to paing as often as possible. Below is a work of art in progress as he painted at his easel.