John Darby is active/lives in New Mexico. John Darby is known for plein-air landscape painter.
Biography John Darby
John Darby was born in the Texas Panhandle during the days of the
"Black Duster" at the end of the Depression. He holds a B.S.
degree in Education, and for more than a decade taught drafting.
In the early nineties, Darby focused on his new love of painting and
works in both oils and pastels. Already possessing an artistic
foundation with draftsmanship, he transitioned to fine art. His
skills rapidly progressed under the tutelage of artists including
Richard Alan Nichols, Don Ward, Ed Sandoval, Ray Vinella, Chris Morel,
Albert Handel, Ray Roberts, Amy Winton, and Doug Dawson.
Since moving to Taos in 2002, he has found that his favorite subject
matter is crumbling old adobes and soaring landsc
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