John Hernandez grew up in Colombia and studied graphic design at Colombo-European Center in Pereira obtaining an AA Degree in 1996. Upon graduation John accepted a position in the world of digital art working as a graphic artist for the next 12 years, during which he has designed clip arts, brochures, bulletin boards, presentations, logos, corporate images, websites and fundraising materials. John's art is inspired by realistic world, abstract expressionism. The colors, patterns and traditions from his own culture found in Latin-America, Spain and Eastern Europe are highly influential in his art. John's art combines traditional and digital art, drawing and design. John has earned the recognition of his peers and obtained the following awards: USA National Award "Multicultural Expo Media 2006", Los Angeles, CA and "Media Arts Student Winners Honored 2006" Sacramento, CA.