John WIlliam Schwartz



John William Schwartz was born in Cleveland, Ohio

He attended the Cleveland Institute of Art.

where he received the Faculty scholarship award

to attend the Lake Placid School of Art.

He studied with Julian Stanzack and H.Carroll Cassill.

As a result, he was strongly influenced by

the Bauhaus pedagogy and art work ethic.

His works have always been inspired by

nature and man's relation to nature.

While his focus is on drawing and painting,

he is also an accomplished sculptor

working with papier-måché

and also ceramics and wood.