John Cartwright was born in Leeds, England in 1950 and migrated to Australia with his family as a teenager in 1966. He was educated at the University of Western Australia.
John is a listed artist in Who's Who and Who's What in Art in Western Australia.
His work has been exhibited widely in Western Australia and also in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane, and in Auckland, New Zealand. His work can be found in collections Australia wide and also overseas. Spanning a period of 40 years his style has evolved over time. His present style captures the colours of nature and is refreshing with an almost naive, childlike quality which soothes and calms.
Awards:Harvey Art Prize 1980
Katanning Art Prize (Landscape) 1993