rowe_self_portraitJohn Rowe resides in Montrose, CA where he maintains an art studio creating original art and oil paintings for both illustration and fine art clients. His long list of illustration clients has included the United Nations, Disney, Random House, Simon and Schuster, Buena Vista Pictures. His projects have encompassed movie posters, book covers, advertisements, murals and fine art paintings for clients and collectors from across the country.

Born in Pasadena, CA, he was a creative child who drew constantly. He studied at Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles and soon moved to New York City to work in the publishing and advertising creative community. He is a past president of the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles and former Artist in residence for La Canada schools and college instructor.

Currently John is busy creating various illustration projects, fine art paintings for Disney Fine Art and working on a series of paintings of his own vision.