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.
John Ward was honored to be recognized as Best Local Artist - Craftsperson, second place, in the Kentucky Living Magazine - April 2011 Best in Kentucky.