About the Artist
John Gardner is currently a senior at Chagrin Falls High School. His experience in art began during freshman year in Design and Illustration, a class that introduced him to the elements of design and multiple mediums including colored pencil, oil pastel, ink, and computer design. During his sophomore year, he enrolled in Drawing I where he learned basic markmaking through mediums such as colored pencil, charcoal, and graphite. He later began to utilize digital painting and drawing. He completed his portfolio through his junior and senior years of high school. Outside the studio, he enjoys spending time with friends, playing football, and doing track and field. He plans to attend The Ohio State University where he will major in Biology with a minor in Studio Art.