John Cleary

(American, born 1949)

Maryland-based artist and professor John Cleary creates paintings, drawings, and illustrations. He is Professor Emeritus at Salisbury University (formerly Salisbury State College) in Maryland, where he has taught since 1975. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Pennsylvania State University. He received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri in 1974. He is co-founder of the Cavallaro & Cleary Visual Art Foundation, a non-profit organization providing scholarships to high-school seniors in nine counties within the Lower Eastern Shore of Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia.