McGiff Studios: 92 Ring Road, Salt Point 12578 | 302-598-1860 | Outdoor studio, traveling across grass | [email protected]

John received his B.F.A. from SUNY Purchase, winning the Dean’s Commendation for Painting and Drawing. As part of his study for the M.F.A. at the University of Pennsylvania, which he received in 1989, John spent seven months in Padua, painting from the Italian landscape and visiting the many art meccas between Venice and Rome.

John has received two fellowships in painting from the Delaware Division of the Arts in painting as well as residency fellowships in Brittany, France, from Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). He currently shows his work in galleries in Wilmington, Lewes and Rehoboth and has had exhibitions at The Delaware Center for Contemporary Art and The Delaware Agricultural Museum as well as various other Mid-Atlantic venues.

Portrait by Dan Goldman / John’s outdoor patio studio / Indian stamp used for paintings


Rag House, oil and acrylic on canvas, 20″x24″, 2019