John Metido graduated from the American Academy of Art in Chicago and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts with a specialization in oil painting in May 2015. John has also studied advanced drawing and painting at Vitruvian Fine Art Studio in Chicago. He received a Fellowship from the Luminarts Foundation in 2014 and a residency at the Ed Paschke Art Center in 2015. John currently resides in Chicago painting full time and working continually to further his career as an artist.
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2011 - 2015 Bachelor of Fine Arts, American Academy of Art, Chicago, IL
2012 - 2013 Advanced Life Drawing and Painting, Vitruvian Fine Arts Studio, Chicago IL
2009 - 2011 College of Dupage
2015 Ed Paschke Art Center Residency, Chicago IL
2014 Luminarts Fellowship, Luminarts Visual Arts Competition, Chicago, IL
2014 Honorable Mention, Shades of Gray Competition, American Artist Magazine.
2019 A City Divided, Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago, IL
2017 Front and Center, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2017 8th Annual Contemporary Drawing Exhibition, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, University of North Carolina Asheville, NC
2016 Student Scholarship Competition, Society of Illustrators, New York, New York
2015 Construct, Flatsstudio, Chicago, IL
2015 The Base Line: An Exhibition on Drawing, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
2015 Ed Paschke Artist Residency Exhibition, Ed Paschke Art Center, Chicago IL
2015 Fine Art Exhibition, Bill Parks Gallery, Chicago IL
2014 Luminarts Visual Arts Exhibition, Union League Club, Chicago IL
2014 Fine Arts Exhibition, Bill Parks Gallery, Chicago, IL
2011 Foundations Exhibition, Bill Parks Gallery, Chicago, IL
2016 "Brilliance: A Feast for the Senses" Donation to Luminarts Foundation
2015 "Next Begins Now" Paddle8 Auction sponsored by Luminarts Foundation
2015 Painting Donation to "Brilliance Gets Brighter" Luminarts Foundation.