John Morra is active/lives in New York, California. John Morra is known for contemporary realist still life, found objects, teaching.
Biography John Morra
John Morra (b.1962) was born in Meridian, Mississippi, and was raised
and educated in Southern California. From Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, he received his Bachelor of Arts
degree in English in
1985 and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking from
the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1987. Graduate study
brought Morra to New York, where from the New York Academy of Art he received a Master of Fine Arts
degree in 1991.
John Morra is a leading figure in the world of contemporary American realism. Morra continues the tradition of realist still-life painting with carefully composed and complex formal arrangements of ordinary objects. However, his
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