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John Marshall was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland. He has lived in various places; Orlando, Florida, Washington, D. C., Gulfport, Mississippi, Dreux, France, Evreux, France, Greensboro, North Carolina, Sewanee, Tennessee , and Nashville, Georgia. He received his MFA from The University of North Carolina-Greensboro, BFA from Middle Tennessee State University, AA from Motlow State Community College, Special studies from The University of the South. He has taught children’s art classes at Motlow St. Comm. College, Registrar at Weatherspoon Art Museum, Asst. Curator / Lecturer, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Curator at Weatherspoon Art Museum, Director of the Meridian Museum of Art, Production Assistant/Cameraman/ Audio Board, Character generator at WTOK-TV Meridian, MS. He has taught studio art for nearly 25 years at Meridian CC. He has received the Arts Educator of the Year Award, Europe Study travel grant, Teacher of the Year Award, MS Lamplighters Award, Outstanding In Teaching Award, and Active Learning Award. He has been published in Art in Mississippi, Literary Review, Southern Magazine, Weatherspoon Art Museum-Bulletin, Coraddi Arts Magazine, and The International Poets Society. He has also conducted several art workshops with demonstrations in pastel and oil painting. He was responsible for initiating the MCC Art Students League serving as advisor at MCC. He was conducted numerous art study tours for MCC art students including trips to Paris, France, Scarborough, England, London, England, Several cities in Italy, Athens, Greece, Amsterdam, Netherlands, New York, Chicago, and many more (without loosing a student!) He has served as curator for the Homer Casteel Art Gallery and The Ronald R. Miller Art Gallery at MCC for nearly 25 years. He has been represented artistically by Henri Gallery, Washington, D. C., Simms Fine Art Gallery, New Orleans, Bonnie Busbee Gallery, Meridian, MS, Lucas Road and Kathy Fulton Gallery, Meridian, MS. He has had numerous exhibitions of his artwork around the country including The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Walter Anderson Museum of Art, Meridian Museum of Art, several University exhibitions and is in many public and private collections here and abroad. Currently Mr. Marshall serves as the MCC Art Department Coordinator / Art Instructor and Curator of the Ronald R. Miller Art Gallery.