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Troy, John

Department Chair, Art and Design
School of Fine and Performing Arts

Studio West 103
(636) 949-4856

Course Information

Term Course Course Name

FA SEM 16 ART 33100 21  Figure Drawing I
FA SEM 16 ART 40000 21  Senior Seminar
FA SEM 16 ART 43200 21  Figure Drawing II
FA SEM 16 ART 43300 11  Figure Drawing III


John Troy received his BFA in Painting and Graphic Communication from Washington University in St. Louis and his MFA in Painting from the Tyler School of Art of Temple University in Philadelphia. He worked for six years as Assistant Dean at Tyler while exhibiting his paintings and drawings regularly on the east coast through representation by the Charles More Gallery of Philadelphia. He worked as a commercial illustrator in Philadelphia and St. Louis for publishing houses, ad agencies, and major corporations such as Anheuser-Busch, Monsanto and McDonnel-Douglas. He produced a line of greeting cards (Hairline Cards) for Cloud Nine Productions and a line of rubber stamp designs for That’s All She Stamped. As an adjunct professor, he taught Drawing, Figure Drawing, Design, and Art Appreciation at the St. Louis Community College at Meramec for eight years. He has worked full time as a commissioned portrait painter. Since 2002, he has taught Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, and Art History at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri, where he currently holds the rank of Professor and Art Department Chairman. As a Journeyman Scenic Artist, he paints stage sets for the MUNY theatre in St. Louis during the summer season.

Troy’s latest artwork can be seen at

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