Artist John Strickland
John Strickland has been painting, teaching literature, and playing jazz most of his life. His paintings are included in collections in Edinburgh Scotland, London, Seattle, San Francisco, Houston, Indianapolis, Cambridge Massachusetts, New York, Barbaste France, and Corpus Christie Texas. American Art Resources commissioned three works to be displayed at Community Hospital North in Indianapolis. His work has been included in the Midwest National Abstract Art Exhibition each year from 2009 through 2015. He had a one-man show at the Southern Indiana Center for the Arts in Seymour Indiana in 2008 and the Chase Tower in Indianapolis in 2009. His work is featured in the spring 2010 issue of South magazine. He had a one-man show at Franklin College in September of 2011 and had another one-man show at the Johnson County Museum of History Feb 17 --May 26 of 2012. His works wereon display at the Indigo Hotel of the Columbus Museum of Art and Design in Columbus Indiana November and December of 2015.
A show of his paintings will open January 28, 2016 at The Indiana Design Center in Carmel Indiana and will continue till April 1, 2016.
Also, there will be a show of his paintings in February of 2016 at the Southside Art League in Greenwood Indiana.
His studio is located on the first floor of an old schoolhouse at 550 East Jefferson in Franklin IN. Though his hours are irregular, visitors are welcome, if only to browse. Any attempts to buy a painting will be met with faint and insincere resistance. Contact him at (317) 878-4323 for an appointment.
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