john folsom is a mixed media artist who received his bachelor of fine arts in cinema and photography from southern illinois university. his work demonstrates the narrative potential of images through the intersection of painting and photography. the process involved with creating john folsom's work has many stages. he first travels and documents the landscape with his digital camera and works with the image utilizing photographic software. then the image is broken into a grid and each tile is printed individually being assembled like a giant jigsaw puzzle adhered to a wooden support. folsom then paints on the surface of the photographic paper using traditional oils and seals the piece with a wax medium.