Begin Your Practice, Draw Every Day


Join me for a new ongoing series of online classes. I will be teaching from Drawing Your Own Path and adding in materials and exercises I have gathered in the 3 years since the book was published. I have done numerous workshops, lectures, and interviews on the subject...

In this free hands-on workshop, John Simon will introduce the drawing and mindfulness techniques that form the basis of his meditation practice - described in his recent publication Drawing Your Own Path. Participants will be led through a variety of approaches to crea...

Showed some of my daily drawings and drew mindfully with a great group in Greenwood Lake on this beautiful January afternoon. Hope to see everyone again online.

Ye Olde Book Shoppe

Greenwood Lake

89 Windermere Ave

Greenwood Lake, NY


My large red and gold piece, Dependent Improvisation, is being shown in Miami from Nov 30th to Dec 4th as part of Sandra Gering Inc's booth in the Untitled Art Fair.  She is reprising the Tech-ne-Color show from her gallery last spring. I am excited to be shown next to...

Another podcast in support of "Drawing Your Own Path!" Noah Lampert's enthusiasm charges our conversation exploring the resonance between creativity and mindfulness.

Delighted to have been a guest on the Astral Hustle, hosted by my good friend and super artist, musician, and meditation instructor Cory Allen. We talk about the creative process and each share our perspective on the fountain inside that is the source of our art.  www....


For nearly two decades, multimedia artist John F. Simon Jr. has started his day the same way: drawing and meditating ...

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I will be in New York City at the Sandra Gering Inc gallery at 14 East 63rd Street signing copies of Drawing Your Own Path from 5-7pm.  Stop by and say hello.  While there you can also see my current solo exhibition.

Signed copies of Drawing Your Own Path are now available.  

Each copy ordered here includes a small drawing on the title page.  If you would like the signature personalized there is a place during the order process to include that information.

Order your signed copy here...

After teaching numerous workshops and classes about 'the source of creativity' over the last 8 years, I am convinced that the best work, I mean the most engaged and rewarding exchanges, happen not in a lecture or group but when I am interacting directly with another pe...

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Scheduled Events

Drawing & Meditation Workshop

Saturday, January 21st, 1-2pm

Free hands-on workshop hosted by Milkweed.  All levels of experience with drawing and meditation are welcome. 2 & 3 Romer's Alley, Sugar Loaf, NY 10981.   

Book Signing in NYC

Thursday, November 10, 5-7pm

I will be signing copies of Drawing Your Own Path at Sandra Gering Inc. where I currently have a solo art exhibition.  14 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065

Exhibition Opening in NYC

Friday, October 28th, 6-8pm

Join me at the opening of the MFA Computer Art 30th Anniversary Exhibition and Celebration where my artwork Every Icon will be on display. The exhibition is on view 10/22, through 11/30, at the SVA Flatiron Gallery, 133/141 West 21st Street, New York City. Go to SVA MFA for more information.

Exhibition of Large Sculptures

Sunday, October 16th

Save the date!  An exhibition of several large artworks will be open to the public on October 16th in Long Island City as an extension of my solo show at Gering Gallery Inc, in Manhattan.  The work will remain on view by appointment only, contact Sandra Gering Inc.

If you are in New York City please join me at Sandra Gering Inc. gallery, 14 East 63rd Street, New York, NY for the opening of my solo exhibition, Endlessly Expanding.

I'll be giving a presentation after the film InnSaei (The Power of Intuition) at the Rubin Museum.

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