John founded and maintains a studio and print shop in the Lincoln Arts Building in Waltham, MA, and a painting studio in Washington, CT. He teaches printmaking at Massachusetts College of Art and Design and leads an annual trip to China for MassArt students. John has conducted workshops with Danforth Arts, Framingham, MA; The Washington Art Association, Washington, CT, and others in the region. He works with Master Printer Peter Pettingill at Wingate Studio in Hinsdale, NH. John holds degrees from Syracuse University (BFA), University of Wisconsin-Madison (MA), Babson College (MFA), and the Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MFA). John serves on several boards of art and educational institutions.