St. Louis artist John Marcum is a native of Missouri, and a graduate of St. Louis University. He is basically a self taught artist but has attended numerous workshops and studied with professional artist Leo Shanika for many years. John began painting in 1985. He likes the blending capability and rich colors of oil on canvas, but also paints in pastel when he wants to
achieve a looser look to his artwork.
. John has won numerous awards for his art in both oil and pastels. He prefers bright, colorful landscapes and adds...more