John R. Davis is an established artist who works in watercolor, oils, acrylic and egg tempera. His paintings range from Landscapes, cityscapes and water scenes. In recent months he has been actively pursuing Plein Air Paintings in oil.
John is originally from Rocky River in Greater Cleveland and has his BA from Muskingum College. In his junior year he studied history, art history and art. This was a formative time and transitioned his life to become an artist. Upon graduation in 1973 John setup a studio and became a self-employed artist which he remains today.
The art education he received in college was a start but continued to study with painters in the Cleveland area including, Fred Leach, Jim Hubbard, Kinley Shogren.
For the last few years, he became the artist in residence of the Trinity Cathedral.
John sees inspiration by the things around him, the colors, shapes, combined with history and being in the moment.
Ventura Waves and Surf
The Golden Hour
Ledges and rocks
The Path To Headlands Lighthouse
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