Tag: john french

One of my First Plein Air Adventures

In a recent article I wrote about the difficulties and challenges of plein air painting. Read it here: https://johnfrenchoilpaintings.com/2018/05/15/trials-and-triumphs-of-painting-en-plein-air/ )  I want to share a story of tragedy, but with a happy ending. Sometime in 2001, I was painting on the shore of Lake Superior. …

Marquette Art Week is Coming

art, oil paintings, wall art by Michigan Artist John French

The residents in and around Marquette, MI  love their artists. That goes for visual arts, performing arts, and music. As a board member of the Marquette Symphony Orchestra, I saw the excitement and pride that the community felt about its regional orchestra. The concerts…

Am I the John French you’re looking for?

Michigan artist John French, contact

So you think you have a John French painting or print? From time to time, I get a Facebook message or an email from someone asking if I’m the artist of a certain painting they have. Sometimes there’s a description of the piece, other…