Los Angeles-based artist John Parot was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1970. He has a BFA from Northern Illinois University and an MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art.
Parot has exhibited all over the United States with artwork shown at Bellwether in Brooklyn, Jack Hanley in San Francisco, Locust Projects in Miami, and galleries in New York, L.A, Chicago, Dallas and D.C. He was previously represented by Western Exhibitions in Chicago. In 2002, John was chosen to participate in Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art 12×12 exhibition series. His work has been written about in the New Yorker, Time Out Chicago, Art on Paper, and has received various online reviews. He is a recipient of a full scholarship from Skowhegan.