John Whalley is active/lives in Maine, New York / Brazil. John Whalley is known for illustration, graphite drawing and still-life painting.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1954, John Whalley had an artist mother, graduate of the Pratt Institute, who encouraged him to draw and paint from an early age. He completed his first oil painting at eight years of age at his childhood home in upstate New York, amid the beauty of rural countryside with its woods, hills, and lakes.
After considering a career in architecture, Whalley pursued formal art training at the Rhode Island School of Design, where he majored in illustration and minored in drawing and painting. In 1976, he moved to Bridgewater, Massachusetts, where he regularly contributed artwork to a number of New England publications, including Atlantic Monthly and Yankee magazines. At this time, he taught painti ... Displaying 750 of 3307 characters.