John has just returned from a wonderful international invitational plein air painting trip and exhibition in Nanning and Cheng Yang, China. Check out his new images of China in the plein air gallery. John’s painting “Crossing Broadway” has won the Daniel Smith Award at the Shenzhen International Watercolor Biennial 2015. It was one of 233 paintings selected from 3,779 entries from 73 countries around the world. His painting “Yellow Jersey” has won the second place award for landscapes in the Artist’s Magazine Competition.