John Whitesell was born in Hamilton, Ohio in 1942. He is an artist and educator living and working in Floyds Knobs, Indiana.
MFA, Indiana University; Bloomington, IN (1973)
Miami University; Oxford, OH (1964-66)
BA, Earlham College; Richmond, IN (1964)
National Endowment for the Arts Grant (1984)
Kentucky Arts Commission Grant (1980)
Indiana Arts Commission Fellowship (1979)
Professor of Art Emeritus, Hite Art Institute, Department of Fine Arts, University of Louisville; Louisville, KY (active 1973 - 2014)
Whitesell participated in a collaborative print project at Normal Editions Workshop in the School of Art at Illinois State University in 1981. Additionally, he participated in the workshop and resulting portfolio, Another Normal Conception in the summer of 1980 and as a presenter in the Frontiers in Printmaking conference celebrating 30 years of Normal Editions.
Circus is included in the Marks from the Matrix traveling exhibition available from Normal Editions Workshop.
John Whitesell showing printed results from digital matrix used in water-based screen printing during his demonstration October 4, 2007