John Ward partnered with Eddie Price, Kentucky author, to illustrate the cover of Mr. Price's new release titled "One Drop -- A Slave!", released in February 2018. The book is a sequel to Mr. Price's popular book, "Widder's Landing". Over Labor Day weekend, Eddie and John attended the Pioneer Festival in Winchester, Kentucky where those purchasing Mr. Price's book had the rare opportunity to have both the author (Eddie) and illustrator (John) sign their copies.
John's painting titled "Buggy Ride" was accepted into the 2014 American Academy of Equine Art fall exhibition. The AAEA is a highly selected national juried exhibition. He has been offered an Associate Membership with this prestigious group!
John Ward attended Talon Winery's release of their new Equestrian Series Kentucky Red Table Wine. John's image, "Mother's Love", was used for the new wine series bottle label.
John was on-site at Talon Winery's unveiling event to sign the bottles along with Wine Maker, Kerry Joliffe.
Mt. Sterling artist John Ward has accomplished something very few people can claim - he contributed to the design of the Kentucky quarter. Not just one, but two images created by Ward were chosen from a pool of 1,800 submissions to place among the final six used in the quarter's design concept.
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