John Mac Pherson
“You may say I am a dreamer”
91.4 X 121.9cm (36”x 48”)
Mixed medium including Latex and Oil
John Macpherson was born in Toronto, Ontario were he still lives and works. He attended and received degrees from Western University and than also graduated from the Ontario College of Art & Design University for Graphic Design.
He was a money market trader and switched to pursue his true passion in Graphic Design as he founded his own company in 2000 and designed packaging for customers like Home Hardware, BMC Coaters, China Brush Corp. and Pintar Manufacturing Corp.
Starting in 2014 he has become a mixed media modern pop art artist. He works mostly in large format using acrylic and oil paints, gesso, and gel mediums. His paintings are characterized by brash, bold, colorful design pop art elements that aim to emphasize the nature of things popular in our daily routine. His uses vibrant colors reflects in his work and ins the graphic use of comic books, celebrities and use of collage gives a flavor of classic and modern pop art that at least makes you reflex and or smile.
His visions stem from many years as a professional Graphic Designer when bold colors and graphic elements dictate a bright environment that must grab the consumer’s eye.
He has done many solo and group art exhibitions at Art Square and other venues. His painting can be found in many different corporate and private collections and in contemporary locations around Toronto including modern galleries like I-candy.