John Herndon was born in Long Island, NY in 1966 and eventually relocated to Western North Carolina where he spent his childhood. Since the 1990’s, John’s primary work has been in music where he plays drum kit with several groups including but not limited to Tortoise, Exploding Star Orchestra, Pulsar Quartet, and Starlicker.
He is also an illustrator and tattoo artist currently working and showing between Los Angeles and Chicago. He has produced illustrations for Anti Hero Skateboards
and The Quiet Life clothing brand as well as album art for Tortoise, Five Style, Red Red Meat and others.
His illustrative medium is primarily india ink, water color and gouache on paper.
See more of John’s work at his website.