J C began his woodworking and leather crafting career as a teenager, building clocks with his father. He taught building trades and shop classes for 23 years. Building houses, remodeling and doing woodworking projects “on the side”. Now in his ninth year as a fulltime artist, he specializes in Arts and Crafts, Western and rustic styles. He is a 4th generation Oklahoman and draws his inspiration from the vast prairie skies.