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John Potter

About John Potter

John Potter was raised in Great Lakes country,on and off the Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe Indian Reservation in northern Wisconsin, where he grew up with an abiding love for the Natural World in the forests of the Great Northwoods. After graduating from Utah State University with degrees in painting and illustration, he enjoyed an award-winning career as an illustrator before turning his attention solely to fine art. In 2008, he was honored by the National Museum of Wildlife Art as the recipient of the first Robert Kuhn Award for best submission in artist's sketches. Potter's work hangs in private collections across the country and around the world. He maintains his home and studio in Red Lodge, Montana.

Click on the images below to view John Potter's artwork available for sale at this year's show.

Artist Statement

"Bears hold a special place in my heart and Spirit. They have occupied my thoughts, my dreams, my experiences, my being. To me, they have a voice and a song that speaks of Creator's love for the land and the Wild. We must all learn to listen."

Past Artwork


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We went here because one of our kids wasn't feeling too well so we looked for options that were softer than trekking (summers) , and we absolutely loved it . The art work is fascinating and beautiful and varied ...a must visit - esp if its a rainy day :)

- amazingnivs, Mumbai

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