John Westmark’s work is exhibited widely and is held in numerous private and public collections including the Council on Foreign Relations, Washington DC; Weisman Art Foundation and Museum, Malibu, CA; Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE; Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC; and the Kansas City Art Institute. He is the recipient of two Individual Florida Artist Grants, a Pollock-Krasner grant, and The Gibbes Museum Factor Prize for Southern Art, Charleston, SC. John’s work was also selected for the U.S. State Department’s Art in Embassies program. John received an MFA from the University of Florida and a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute. John currently lives and works in Gainesville, Florida.