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John L. Ward

Kentucky artist, John L. Ward is known for his artistic talent and ability to capture on canvases the movements and expressions unique to his subject matter. A self-taught artist, John paints in a variety of medium including oil, gouche, and graphite. Originally from southern Ohio, John graduated from Morehead State University with a BS in Industrial Technology.

John began releasing limited edition prints in 1995. His work is distributed through galleries, catalogs, and gift shops. John has exhibited at many juried shows both on state and national levels. His print, “Masters of the Forest”, won national acclaim and was reproduced into posters and distributed to schools and universities throughout the United States and Canada. In addition, John’s work has graced numerous covers of sporting catalogs and magazines. John’s artwork was also selected in the design process for the 2001 Kentucky Quarter. His work is included in both private and corporate collections.

Professionally, John is a juried member of the Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen and the Montgomery County Art Council.

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