John N. Stewart
John N. Stewart
Born 1940, San Bernardino, CA,, USA..
Lives and works in Cottonwood, CA,, USA..
Born in San Bernardino, California in 1940, John Stewart moved to Glendale, near Los Angeles a year later. He developed interest in drawing at an early age and began art training at the age of twelve. Stewart studied with the Famous Artist’s Schools in 1956; received a scholarship to Chouinard Art Institute in 1958; and later attended the Art Center School in Los Angeles, CA. Teachers and artists who influenced him were Robert Irwin and Bob Winquist. He had a 25-year career as a Scenic Artist for the entertainment industry with projects for television, motion picture and stage productions. He also did special art projects for Disneyland, Disney World, Epcot and Animal Kingdom. He is a Signature Member of the National Watercolor Society (1976 - ) and an artist member of the California Art Club. (1993 - ). Exhibits include Lakeland College, Lakeland, Ohio (1977); Horizon Show, NYC, (1986); Carnegie Museum, CAC show, (1994); Morseburg Gallery, LA, CA, (1994); Malaga Cove Library, Palos Verdes, CA (2001), Two one-person shows at Art at the Rep in Ferndale, CA (2002, 2003). Murals: Glendale YMCA (1957) - Haliburton Restaurant (1958) - Hilton Hotels (Reno, NV, 1985) - Epcot (1984) - Epcot (1996). Listings: 1988- Who’s Who in the Entertainment Industry - 1989- Who’s Who in California - 1989- Personalities in The West - 1990- Five Thousand Personalities of The World (3rd Edition) - 1993- Who’s Who in America (Special Supplement)