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John Burton is an award- winning oil painter best known for his stirring and vivid depictions of our ever-changing world. He is at once tangibly influenced by the Western and Russian painters of the early twentieth century, and entirely unique in his ability to capture the profound majesty of his surroundings. John has traveled and painted around the globe, always maintaining his home and artistic
center in the American West. John's deep American roots permeate the rich, natural character of his art, and inform his work's reverent tone.
John has been nominated for inclusion in the exclusive group, the Plein Air Painters of America, where he has been a signature member since 2017. He has been the keynote speaker at such events as the Plein Air Convention in San Diego, CA, the Plein Air Expo and Convention in Monterey, CA, the Laguna Plein Air Painters Reception in Laguna Beach, CA, among others. As an award-winning painter, he has been featured in publications such as Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, Outdoor Painter Magazine, Art of the West Magazine, and many others.