In 2016, artist John Guernsey won the Award of Excellence at the Carmel-by-the-Sea Plein Air Festival, second place at the Los Gatos Plein Air Festival and participated in Winterpark Florida, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Alabama and Cashiers North Carolina Plein Air Festivals. In 2014 he received Best of Show at the Los Gatos Plein Air, and Best of Show at the 2013 Plein Air Richmond.
Mr. Guernsey’s solo shows include Quinlan Art Center in Gainesville, Florida. His teaching workshops and classes are held at Bascom Art Center in Highlands, NC and Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, GA, along with ongoing classes at the Marietta Cobb Museum of Art. He is currently represented by Mountain Mist Gallery in Cashiers, NC.
Mr. Guernsey has been included in Plein Air Magazine for his achievements.