John Clement began his career in photography in the mid 1970s. He has Associate Degrees from both Professional Photographer of Washington and Oregon, and a Master of Photography Degree from Professional Photographers of America, received in 1988. He has received over 60 regional, national, and international awards for pictorial and commercial work.
John's photography has been exhibited in numerous galleries and art shows over the past 40 years. Four of his prints were accepted into the Washington State University Museum of Art in 1989. John has 17 murals of the Eastern Washington Area installed in CenturyLink Field - home of the Seattle Seahawks and Sounders. He has had corporate purchasers such as: Swedish Hosiptal, Battelle Research and Development, Murphey Favre Investment, Exxon Corporation, McGregor Co., Westinghouse, Lamb Weston, Dade Moeller & Associates.
Presently, he has nine prints in the Professional Photographers of America permanent loan collection. One print, "Red Dawn", was named one of the top photographs in the United States and was hung in the permanent collection of the International Hall of Fame of Photography.
John's work can be seen and purchased at Kiona Winery (44612 N Sunset Rd. in Benton City, WA) and at the Allied Arts Gallery in Richland, WA.
John thanks the Good Lord for giving him the gift of seeing His creation in a unique way. His mission is to share God's creation through his photography. Through the sale of his work, John supports numerous non-profit organizations in the Eastern Washington region, including: Young Life Ministries, Reading Foundation, Boys and Girls Clubs, Pet Over Population, The Sign Foundation, Soroptimist International, Cancer Society, Mid Columbia Symphony, the Walla Walla Hospital Foundation, and many more.
John has co-published four books with author Richard Scheuerman: "Palouse Country: A Land an Its People," (first and second editions), "The Wenatchee Valley and Its First Peoples," and "Finding Chief Kamiakin." John provided all the photography for the Palouse and Wenatchee regions. John has also released a coffee table collection of his own work called "Northwest Drylands - Seasons" in 2011.