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About John Simpkins

John Simpkins lives and works in the ghost town of Andrews, Oregon.  There, he daily photographs the play of weather and light at the edge of Steens Mountain and Alvord Desert.  An artist for over 45 years, John has been creating large paintings inside the old stone schoolhouse in Andrews since 2011, and hopes to exhibit a selection of these pieces in the near future. 

Watch this video of John when he was featured on PBS Oregon Arts Beat.

From his home in the Alvord Desert.