About the Artist
John was born in Minneapolis and he studied at the School of Associated Arts in St. Paul and the College of Art and Design in Minneapolis. He later went on to do freelance illustration for several years, later pursing an interest in fine arts in his studio. Heckman had an interest in cultural backgrounds, he studied the Amish, and Native Americans plus various other cultures to give his personality to his paintings. John is currently the owner of Culture Thru Art Company. If you would like to know more about the artist you may visit his website here.
"My mission is to create beautiful art in mind, body and spirit. I intend to show art with love for all people, places and things. I find strength in nature, amazement in reflecting light, and excitement with all the seasons of color."