The web page referenced at the bottom of theTribune article has been deleted.

Early in John's career, his talents were noted by the Portland Oregonian, who published a feature article about him. This was followed by an article in the Portland Tribune. Here are links to the articles:

Published in the Portland Oregonian, June 1994

Published in the Portland Tribune, January 2007

Take the time to read them. They give an excellent overview of John's life and work.