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John Norman Stewart

John Norman Stewart

Cottonwood, CA

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Born in San Bernardino, California in 1940, John Stewart moved to Glendale, near Los Angeles a year later. He developed interest in drawing at an early age and began art training at the age of twelve. Stewart studied with the Famous Artist's Schools in 1956; received a scholarship to Chouinard Art Institute in 1958; and later attended the Art Center School in Los Angeles, CA.

Teachers and artists who influenced him were Robert Irwin and Bob Winquist.

He had a 25-year career as a Scenic Artist for the entertainment industry with projects for television, motion picture and stage productions such as 'The Adams Family', 'One From the Heart', and 'Xanadu' . He also did special art projects for Disneyland, Disney World, Epcot and Animal Kingdom.

He is a Signature Member of the National Watercolor Society (1976 - ) and an artist member of the California Art Club. (1993 - 2002).

Exhibits include Lakeland College, Lakeland, Ohio (1977); Horizon Show, NYC, (1986); Carnegie Museum, CAC show, (1994); Morseburg Gallery, LA, CA, (1994); Malaga Cove Library, Palos Verdes, CA (2001), Two one-person shows at Art at the Rep in Ferndale, CA (2002, 2003). Artist in Residence at The Red Bluff Art Gallery various individual and group shows (2008-2011). One man show at The Five Windows Gallery in Weaverville, California in 2010. Highland Art Center 2 person show in August 2011 (Weaverville, CA). Accepted into Michael Johnson's California Watercolor collection in 2011.

Murals: Glendale YMCA (1957) - Haliburton Restaurant (1958) - Hilton Hotels (Reno, NV, 1985) - Epcot (1984) - Epcot (1996).

Listings: Who's Who in the Entertainment Industry (1988) - Who's Who in California (1989)- Personalities in The West (1989-) - Five Thousand Personalities of The World (3rd Edition)(1990) - Who's Who in America (Special Supplement) (1993) – Who’s Who in America (2003 – 2009). Artist's Bluebook (2005) - AskArt.com - (2000 - present)

Books: "Aqueous" The Watercolors of John Norman Stewart (2012); "A Sketchbook" Drawings of John N Stewart (2008); "Landscapes" by Gerald Brommer (1977); "Bright Orbits" by Dell Ryan Lynch (1974).

 

Oregon Coast #3 by John Norman Stewart

 

Shasta on July 17 by John Norman Stewart

 

Cloud Power Over The Lake by John Norman Stewart

 

A Dark Moody Storm by John Norman Stewart

 

Luminous Corner by John Norman Stewart

 

Excited Man by John Norman Stewart

 

Space Face by John Norman Stewart

 

Ultimate Coffee Foam Art by John Norman Stewart

 

Late Afternoon Sky by John Norman Stewart

 

Autumn Puddle by John Norman Stewart

 

Fog and Sunrise 2 by John Norman Stewart

 

Fog and Sunrise 1 by John Norman Stewart

 

Heavenly Activities 2 by John Norman Stewart

 

Heavenly Activity by John Norman Stewart

 

Trinidad Rocks by John Norman Stewart

 

Patti by John Norman Stewart

 

Clint by John Norman Stewart

 

Valerie Stewart's Salon by John Norman Stewart

 

Morning Glories with a Bird by John Norman Stewart

 

Jelly Bellys and Chips by John Norman Stewart

 

Landing Time by John Norman Stewart

 

Quick Strokes by John Norman Stewart

 

Dart Wars by John Norman Stewart

 

Dome City by John Norman Stewart

 

Blades by John Norman Stewart

 

Step Flower by John Norman Stewart

 

Puddle of Light by John Norman Stewart

 

Flower Like 2 by John Norman Stewart

 

Orange Complexity by John Norman Stewart

 

Flower Like by John Norman Stewart

 

Distant Light by John Norman Stewart

 

The Grid by John Norman Stewart

 

Saucer Landing in a Field of Dreams by John Norman Stewart

 

Angelic Formations by John Norman Stewart

 

Sun Flares by John Norman Stewart

 

Greenygog Golf Course by John Norman Stewart

 

Gelatin One by John Norman Stewart

 

Smoke Jumpers by John Norman Stewart

 

Cafe Mickey by John Norman Stewart

 

Adam and Eve by John Norman Stewart

 

Prismacolor Rose by John Norman Stewart

 

The Patriot by John Norman Stewart

 

Abstract Rose by John Norman Stewart

 

Splendor In The Grass by John Norman Stewart

 

Peony Magnifico by John Norman Stewart

 

Light Rose by John Norman Stewart

 

Supper Time Rose 2 by John Norman Stewart

 

Cat Tails and More Cat Tails by John Norman Stewart