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Forever Friends, LIMITED EDITION CANVAS


Our Favorite Spot, LIMITED EDITION CANVAS


Kami Claus, OPEN EDITION CANVAS


Husky, OPEN EDITION CANVAS


Last of the Litter, OPEN EDITION CANVAS


The Fogs Risin, OPEN EDITION CANVAS


Smiley, OPEN EDITION CANVAS


Ebony and Ivory, LIMITED EDITION CANVAS


The Gift, SMALLWORK CANVAS EDITION


Golden Retriever Puppies, ANNIVERSARY EDITION CANVAS


Cuddle Time, ANNIVERSARY EDITION CANVAS


No Swimming Lessons Today, ANNIVERSARY EDITION CANVAS


Old Friend by the Sea, SMALLWORK CANVAS EDITION


Lab Puppies, ANNIVERSARY EDITION CANVAS


A Feeling of Warmth, ANNIVERSARY EDITION CANVAS


Sunny Day, SMALLWORK CANVAS EDITION


Naptime, SMALLWORK CANVAS EDITION


Does it Get Any Better?, LIMITED EDITION CANVAS


Last Light, SMALLWORK EDITION CANVAS


From the Heart, LIMITED EDITION CANVAS


Beagle Buddies, LIMITED EDITION CANVAS


A Big Fish Story, LIMITED EDITION CANVAS


Hot Chocolate, ANNIVERSARY EDITION


Tender Moments, LIMITED EDITION CANVAS


Preparing for the Feast, LIMITED EDITION PRINT


The Lighthouse Keeper, LIMITED EDITION CANVAS


Autumn Friends, LIMITED EDITION PRINT


Heart and Soul, LIMITED EDITION PRINT


Let´s Play, LIMITED EDITION PRINT


ANTICIPATION, LIMITED EDITION PRINT


MAKING MEMORIES, LIMITED EDITION PRINT


MAGGIE: PORTRAIT OF A FRIEND, LIMITED EDITION PRINT


FIRESIDE FRIENDS, LIMITED EDITION PRINT


THE GREATEST GENERATION, LIMITED EDITION PRINT


BEST LOVED BREEDS: WHITE STANDARD POODLE, L. E. PRINT


BEST LOVED BREEDS: GOLDEN RETRIEVER, LIMITED EDITION PRINT


BEST LOVED BREEDS: YELLOW LABRADOR RETRIEVER, L.E.PRINT


TRUE COMPANIONS, LIMITED EDITION PRINT


OUR FAVORITE PLACE, LIMITED EDITION PRINT


COLD NOSE WARM HEART, LIMITED EDITION PRINT


GOLDEN MOMENTS, LIMITED EDITION PRINT


DOUBLE TROUBLE, LIMITED EDITION PRINT

  
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  John Weiss
“My career is a love affair,” says John Weiss. “The love of God and the talent He’s given me, the love of life, the love of my subject matter. And the love of sharing all of these gifts with others through paintings and the stories they tell.” Weiss developed his appreciation for man’s best friend during his childhood in Akron, Ohio. “I’ve always loved dogs,” John says. “When I was a little boy my aunt Marian bought me a National Geographic book on dogs and I dove into it.” His father was a draftsman to whom John credits his disciplined approach to art. He drew throughout his childhood and developed his skill in high school art classes. On a trip to Maine, he saw an exhibit of Andrew Wyeth’s work, which inspired him to pursue art while attending Kent State University. After college, Weiss went into the landscape business. With the support of his wife, Tammy, he began painting full time. “I’m essentially self-taught,” he says, “having studied the work of artists I admire and learn from their methods and techniques. Experience is the best teacher.” John has painted some of the most important dogs of our time, having the joy and privilege of meeting and making many four-legged friends worldwide, and his avid and loyal collectors include many prominent families. John was commissioned by Lady Barlow to paint a portrait of a dog that was subsequently presented to Queen Elizabeth. Other notable collectors include as Jane Firestone, and John’s sketch of her German Shepard, Hatter, (the winningest dog in show dog history), is part of the AKC Museum of the Dog in St. Louis’ permanent collection. Weiss is recipient of numerous awards and accolades, including the Cover of the Year award from the National Dog Writers Association, U.S. Art magazine’s Artist to Watch as well as the top print of the year honors. John’s artwork is reproduced as calendars, mugs, notepads, Christmas cards and notecards. “I paint for the love of dogs the many emotions they share. Some paintings are deeper emotional metaphors than other, but my hope is that they each capture the joy and encouragement of their faithful subjects. I’m truly blessed to be able to paint every day, and am thrilled to share my enjoyment with others through my work.”
 


 

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