Ready for flight at any moment, Blue Jay by Kentucky artist John Ward is a beautiful color pencil drawing of a blue jay perched on a branch. The blue jay is an ornate songbird with its blue, white, and black plumage.
Over the years, John Ward's artwork has been featured on numerous magazine and catalog covers including NiteLite, Happy Jack, Burley Tobacco Farmer, Equestrian Gifts, and Kentucky Wool Festival. Prints are available of the images featured on the magazine and catalog covers.
Kentucky artist John Ward was commissioned to create the fierce Indian logo for Montgomery County Board of Education (Mt. Sterling, Kentucky). John's logo features the mighty warrior in full headdress and paint. The logo has been used on numerous branding items including stationary, shirts, signs, and more.
Stories from the Mountain Workshop hosted in Montgomery County (Kentucky) during October 2018 are on display at the Gateway Regional Arts Center (GRAC) in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky. One picture and summary are featured for each story. John Ward was a participant as the subject for a story captured in photos by Alexander Volberding. John's story was titled Living Double, highlighting his second career as an artist.