These were painted in Big Bend National Park in extreme southwest Texas along the Rio Grande.
John Westmark’s work is exhibited widely and is held in collections worldwide. John is the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner grant, Florida Individual Artist Fellowship and was selected as a finalist for the Arte Laguna painting prize and exhibition. Venice, Italy.
In 2012, John was awarded The Gibbes Museum of Art (Charleston, SC) Factor Prize for Southern Art.
John holds a BFA from the Kansas city Art Institute and an MFA from the University of Florida.