John Ferren was born in 1905 in Pendleton, OR. He studied at California School of Fine Arts in San Francisco, CA. He has been the subject of many solo exhibitions, including at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (1936, 1952); The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC (1958); The Parrish Museum, Southampton, NY (1969); and The Graduate Center of the City University of New York New York, NY (1979). Ferren has also participated in several group exhibitions, including at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minneapolis, MN (1936); Centre d'Art, Beirut, Lebanon (1964); The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (1997); and the Musée d'Art Américain, Giverny, France (2003). Ferren died in 1970 in Southampton, NY.
Bio updated as of 2023.