John Maurer’s oil and acrylic paintings are primarily scenes from Europe where he has travelled since 2001. His work is vibrant and spontaneous, with loose expressive strokes of impasto color. Pigment is applied in layers using palette knives, brushes and towels.
He primarily exhibits in juried art festivals across the United States. Some of those include: La Quinta Art Festival in La Quinta, CA, Winter Park Art Festival in Winter Park, FL, Plaza Art Fair in Kansas City, MO, Outdoor Art Festival of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, Coconut Grove Art Show in Miami, FL, Art on the Square in Belleville, IL, Armonk Outdoor Art Show in Armonk, NY, Old Town Art Fair in Chicago, Uptown Art Festival in Minneapolis, MN, Naples National Art Festival in Naples, FL, The Atlanta Dogwood Festival and the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts in Tampa, FL.
His paintings are in numerous private collections in the United States and abroad. He is currently living and working seasonally in St. Petersburg, FL and Granger, IN and travels whenever possible.