Jonh is part of the new creative class. Recognized as an Artist, Activist, Curator, Dancer, Educator, Gardener, Imagination Officer, Mentor and Social Entrepreneur. However defined, his contemporary practices are described as critically whimsical, courageous, and authentic. He received his BFA in Interdisciplinary Studies at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2005. He has served as teaching artist working inside San Francisco’s Youth Correctional Center, naturalist at Cincinnati Nature Center, and master kettle-corn popper for Mama Made It. He migrates by bicycle living nomadically left and right of the North American Continental Divide. Presently he resides in Durham, North Carolina, serving as imagination officer at Global Breath Yoga Studio, and as cheerleader inspiring community amid those with and without developmental disabilities at Reality Ministries.