John Thompson - Born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, John is a graduate of the Hawkeye Institute of Technology in Waterloo, IA. He has received honors from the Society of Illustrators, and was awarded a Jeep for his entry in Chrysler's "50 Years of Jeep" art contest. John has also designed several stamps for the U.S. Postal Service.

Preferred media: Scratchboard, pastel and acrylic.

Interests: Sculpture and spending time with his wife and son.