John Finger grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area’s Diablo Valley and graduated from the California College of Arts and Crafts (CCA) in Oakland in 1977. He has traveled extensively around the world from Europe to Asia visiting art centers and collections, drawing from the works of the masters at these sites, and sketching and painting areas of interest and natural beauty.
Though know for his landscape painting, John continues to work on several painting series both in studio and plein air including painting portraits, the figure and “anything else that needs painting”. Currently, John exhibits, teaches classes, and holds workshops in Northern California.
John resides and has his studio in Walnut Creek, California where he paints both on canvas and paper in oil, acrylic and watercolor. More of John’s work can be seen on his website.