Port Community Arts Centre

John Ford F.A.S.M.A.


John Ford, a renowned marine artist whose artwork displays the subtle hues and intricate detail of the water colour style. While his works are substantially based on maritime themes, his portfolio also includes historical buildings, steam locomotives, military subjects and animals. With numerous exhibitions and art awards to his credit, John is one of South Australia’s leading artists. John’s work has been commissioned for many Australian and international, private and corporate collections. These include Make a Wish Foundation, S.A. Maritime Museum, Royal Australian Navy, Australia Post, Encounter 2002 Official Event and the ABC series “The Navigators”. SA Aviation Museum. National Cancer Council Research Foundation.

John accepts commissioned work, the chosen subject meticulously researched and the artwork carefully executed. John also teaches art programmes catering for beginners through to advanced artists. 

Fellow of Australian Society of Marine ArtistsState Vice President of Australian Society of Maritime Artists
Treasurer: Port Community Arts CentreMember Friends SA Maritime Museum
Life Member One and All Sail Training AssocFormer Community representative Port Adelaide Renewal Steering Committee
Deputy Chair Adelaide Brighton Cement Community Liaison GroupTour guide Port Adelaide Enfield Council
2011 Certificate of Honour Mark Butler MP Awards 
2013 awarded a Australia Day Award from Port Adelaide Enfield Council for services to the Arts and the Community 
2014 Port Adelaide Citizen of the Year 

Contact Details:
John Ford, 32 Hilton Street, BIRKENHEAD SA 5015  



John's Artwork:
© John Ford These artworks are  unavailable for sale (NFS).

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