John Poon
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Poon attended and graduated from the Academy of Art College (AAC) in San Francisco, winning numerous student awards and scholarships. After graduation, John accepted the AAC’s offer to remain at the college as an instructor of painting and drawing, and eventually served as Director of Foundations overseeing the core Drawing, and Color and Design classes.

John believes in the importance of an academic grounding in the basic principles of art and adheres strongly to the classical premises of art education. He values his teaching and administrative experiences as having increased his perspective as an educator and artist.

His numerous professional awards and honors include “Best of Show” Society of Western Artists; Arts for the Parks Annual National Juried Exhibition; The Artist Magazine Annual National Juried Competition; Sonoma Plein Air; Sedona Plein Air; and The Rocky Mountain Annual Plein Air Paint Out.

John lives in Liberty, Utah with his wife, Jenny, five children and Momo the cat.

WORKS
Wyoming Giant
Wyoming Giant
John Poon
Acrylic on Linen
8 x 10 inches
$850.00
John Poon
Peaceful Ending
John Poon
Acrylic on Linen
11 x 14 inches
$1,200.00
Stored Before the Snow
Stored Before the Snow
John Poon
Acrylic on Linen
12 x 16
Sun after the Storm
Sun after the Storm
John Poon
Acrylic on Linen
12 x 16
Sonoma Road
Sonoma Road
John Poon
Acrylic on Linen
9 x 12
View Toward the Bay
View Toward the Bay
John Poon
Acrylic on Linen
16 x 20
Morning Light
Morning Light
John Poon
Acrylic on Linen
12 x 16
An Early Autumn
An Early Autumn
John Poon
Acrylic on Linen
11 x 14
Valley Trail
Valley Trail
John Poon
Acrylic on Linen
9 x 12
Valley Shadows
Valley Shadows
John Poon
Acrylic on Linen
9 x 12
Looking from the Shadows
Looking from the Shadows
John Poon
Acrylic on Linen
9 x 12