John Hendrix

1976 -

Born in the gritty midwestern suburbs of St. Louis, John attended The University of Kansas to study graphic design and illustration. He graduated with a degree in Rock Chalk and Visual Communication in 1999. After working for a few years as a designer, John moved from Kansas to New York City. John attended The School of Visual Arts MFA “Illustration as Visual Essay” program and graduated in 2003 with some honors and some debt. During his time living and working in New York, John taught design at Parsons School of Design and worked at The New York Times as Assistant Art Director of the Op-Ed page for several years.

John has presented his work and drawings in many places: The Festival of Faith & Writing, Hutchmoot: The Rabbit Room's Annual Conference of art, music and faith - Church NEXT Conference - Story Conference, Nashville - Q Commons St. Louis, The National Archives in Washington D.C., The National World War I Museum among many others. John's sketchbook drawings from church have been featured in Christianity Today and Smithsonian Magazine. John lives in the St. Louis, with his wife Andrea, son Jack and daughter Annie.


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