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Scottsdale, AZ
480.945.1113
Jackson, WY
307.733.2353

John Poon

John Poon has been a working artist for over 25 years. He graduated from Academy
of Art University, San Francisco, then offered a position as instructor of Drawing and
Painting. He eventually served as Director of Foundations overseeing: Drawing,
Sketching, Perspective, and Color and Design classes. John has a devoted focus in
capturing the natural beauty of the landscape and uses acrylics as his medium.

A sought-after instructor and painter, his works can be found in both private and
public collections across the country. Among his numerous awards and recognitions,
his most recent honors include Best of Show at the National Wildlife Museum Annual
Plein Air invitational, Artist Choice 2016 Maui Plein Air invitational, and the Gold
Medal Artist Choice Award at the Maynard Dixon Campout.

He resides in Utah with his wife Jenny, and their seven kids, and Sasha the dog.

Magazine Articles:

Plein Air Magazine:
Overcoming the Difficulties of Painting en Plein Air November 9, 2018

Southwest Magazine:
Becoming An Artist May 16, 2011

Town and Country May 1, 2003

Artist Studio February 2007

American Art Collector:
Painterly realist unveils new works In Wilmington July 2006

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