John Bateman John Bateman was born in Burlington, Ontario in 1968. His early years were spent in the rural surroundings of the Niagra Escarpment with many natural and artistic influences around him. In 1977, at age 9 John moved to Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, with his mother, step father, older brother and sister.

In January, 1990, John enrolled in the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) where he majored in Printmaking and Sculpture. It was there he met his future wife, artist, Jocelyn Ferguson. In 1992 Bateman suspended his studies to open a recording studio. During this time, John began designing album covers and eventually sat as a judge for the Juno awards in the design category. In 1998, tired of working in front of a computer for a living, John returned to NSCAD to complete his BFA. Upon completion of his degree, he joined NSCAD woodshop director Ken Lamb as a shop technician and teaching assistant. Through Ken’s enthusiasm and knowledge, John’s passion for woodworking began.  (Read More)

Salt Spring Island, British Columbia
...he joined NSCAD woodshop director Ken Lamb as a shop technician and teaching assistant. Through Ken’s enthusiasm and knowledge, John’s passion for woodworking began.

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