John first turned his attention to art making in his thirties with his unique pictographic style. His images are complex and rich stories with many characters in one artwork. His productivity and enthusiasm for art is remarkable. John, who is active in community, includes his fascination with people and animals in his pieces. His work is a colorful and intricate outlet for his memory. John experiments with bright colors to render dramas where creatures interact with one another and their environment. He creates complex, narrative and figurative drawings using pencil, watercolor, and colored pencil.