John Folley is a New England-based independent artist and illustrator. He received his B.A. in Studio Art and Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame and was subsequently employed as the Art Department Chair and Art Instructor at the Heights School outside of Washington, D.C. He recently concluded instruction in the Boston School of Painting with the master artist Paul Ingbretson. John's studio is on the historic town green in Lancaster, Massachusetts, where he also resides with his wife, Deirdre, and three young children.