Artist John P. Weiss

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  • FASO Artist Website: http://Johnpweiss.com

  • Year Born: 1964

  • Writer and author “What Life Should Be About: Elegant Essays on the Things That Matter.”

  • Fine artist: Studied extensively with Scott L. Christensen. Paints with a limited palette.

  • Monochromatic photographer

  • Price Range: $250.00 - $3,000.00

The Artist Says:

I write inspirational stories and essays about life, paint with a limited palette, draw whimsical cartoons, and shoot black and white photography. The message of my work is to live an artful life.

Collectors Say:

"Love it, love it, love it! Your painting looks great in our living room!" - Sandy

Other Artists Say:

"I so enjoy your cartoons. Looking forward to Sundays! - Betty
"You are so talented...and funny!" - Aleta
"Thank you John. Your Life of Art is very funny and so true!" - John 
"Love it! Please keep up the good work. We all can stand a good laugh right now." - Bonnie 
"Love your cartoons!" - Victoria
"John, you know how to touch my soul. Great writing. Thanks." - Joseph
“Hearing from you is like hearing from a dear friend who is sharing yet another insight in this journey we call life. Thank you.” - Susan
“John, I am a new fan of you. I love your story writing , your art and the person you are. You inspire me. I look forward to reading all your stories. Can''t wait for more to enjoy.”- Brenda
“I love your posts! They always strike a chord with what I'm doing or thinking. But you have such an engaging writing style that encapsulates so succinctly, what has been mulling about in my brain's dark regions. Look forward to the next post!” - Janna
“YES!!!..you have the most engaging writing style, John!!!” - Carol
“Beautiful! John Weiss writes eloquently and informatively.” -Meath
“This post wast fantastic and exactly what I needed to read this morning. Thank you for your words.” - David
“This is lovely. Beautiful writing: it took me right back to my childhood. Thank you.” - Ellen
“Your posts, without exception always resonate because of their real life messages and thought provoking content. I look forward to your posts because much of what you write is not just about art, but about life! ” - Mary Ann



John P. Weiss writes elegant stories and essays about life, often illustrated with his classic black & white photography and whimsical cartoons.
A former police chief and 26-year law enforcement veteran, Weiss retired early to pursue a writer's life. 
Weiss is the author of “What Life Should Be About: Elegant Essays on the Things That Matter."
His previous books include “An Artful Life: Inspirational Stories and Essays for the Artist in Everyone," and “The Cartoon Art of John P. Weiss.”
An avid reader, street photographer, and cartoonist, Weiss studies people and the world around him to craft poignant, inspirational stories and essays. 
His work appears in The Guardian, NBC News, Mr. Feelgood, Becoming Minimalist, Good Men Project, Your Creative Push Podcast, The Ladders, and elsewhere.
Read his full bio here.
To get the latest creative work, check out Weiss's popular Saturday Letters here. 
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