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We are John and Deborah Whytock, and Oak Rose Studio is our home. Since 2011 we have worked side by side and feel fortunate to enjoy spending time together doing the things we love. 
~ John ~
John has been a professional artist for over 40 years. His work includes fine art, murals, and illustration. It wasn't until 2018 that he began to focus on fine art full time. Since then he has won numerous awards, including the recent distinction of winning the most awards in the last 2 years in the popular Plein Air Salon. Among his many accomplishments, he was recently designated as an Associate Living Master by Art Renewal Center, the foremost international organization that promotes realism in art. John teaches classes/workshops in drawing and painting with all of these ARC Approved™.
John is also an accomplished musician. He is a member of ASCAP, a published composer, and has produced two CD's. His forte is fingerstyle guitar technique, and his preference in his original compositions. His musical style is varied and currently leans toward Gypsy Rag. John is an excellent teacher and has had numerous students over the years.
John is available for private instruction with both art and guitar via Zoom sessions. Please contact us HERE for inquiries.
Art Renewal Center - Associate Living Master
Best of Missouri Hands - Juried member
Heartland Art Club - Founding Member, Signature member
International Guild of Realism
National Oil and Acrylic Painters' Society - Signature member
Oil Painters of America
Portrait Society of America
The American Artists Professional League
The Society of Animal Artists
Springfield Regional Arts Council
Springfield Life Drawing Group
Springfield Plein Air Group
~ Deborah ~
Deborah is more of a jack-of-all-trades type person, with a closet full of hats! In southern California during the late 1990's she operated her own successful studio/gallery. In addition, her background includes former member and coordinator of Fresh Gallery [...]

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