John (whose mother is French and Father, English) was born in Tangier, Morocco.
In 1965, he relocated to the UK with his family.
After having completed a foundation course at Walsall Art College, he studied the craft of painting and drawing at Epsom School of Art and Design 1979-82), under Peter Peterson.
He has submitted work successfully to the New English, The Royal Society of British Artists, and The Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions from the late 1970’s.
John has exhibited with The Birmingham Society of Artists, and held solo exhibitions with the Neville Galleries in Canterbury.
He is a former member of the East Croydon Art Society, and Reigate Society of Artists, and is currently a member of the East Kent Society of Artists.
He has been exhibiting with the St.Ives Society since 2017, and moved to Cornwall last year. His work has sold in the UK, America and Hong Kong.