John Ebersberger has been an instructor at Maryland Hall since 1985. He was one of the original Artists-in-Residence at MD Hall, and shows his work locally at the McBride Gallery. John was a student of the late American Impressionist Henry Hensche, as well as a student of nationally-known portrait painter Cedric Egeli. He holds a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art.

John's work and articles have appeared in The Artist's Magazine, American Artist, American Art Collector, and Workshop Magazine. Books containing John's work include Capturing Radiant Color in Oils by Susan Sarback, and Painting the Impressionist Watercolor by Lee Boynton.

John's work has garnered many national and regional awards including, in 2012 - Exceptional Merit Award , Portrait Society of America; 2009 - Best inShow at Paint Annapolis, Annapolis, MD ;2008 - Certificate of Excellence from the Portrait Society of America; 2007 - Second Place Ribbon at the Paint Annapolis Exhibition; 2004 - Jack Richeson Silver Brush Award for Best Figure Painting, awarded by Stephen Doherty, Editor in Chief of American Artist Magazine; and in 2003 - a Capital Region Emmy Award for Maryland Public Television's "Outdoors Maryland" segment "Shades of Winter".

John is represented by McBride Gallery in Annapolis, MD; The Troika Gallery in Easton, MD; and Egeli Gallery in Provincetown, MA. He is represented for portraiture by Portraits, Inc. in NYC. Notable collections include The United States Naval Academy, The Federal Reserve Bank of MD, Lockheed-Martin Corporation, and the First Bank of Alabama.

John Ebersberger

Teaching Artist, Visual Arts