About the Artist
John started painting before he could walk. His father,the brilliant Utah painter Gary Max Collins, reports that John began making abstract paintings on the floor of his fathers studio before he was two years old, sometimes using his hands as brushes. John clearly inherited his father’s sense of color and design, and although he has participated in many shows with his father, he has developed his own unique style. He has taught water color painting on raft trips down the Colorado. He still creates beautiful abstracts as well as wonderful landscapes. His colors are delicious.