John Macpherson was born in Toronto, were he still lives and works. He attended and received degrees from Western University and than graduated from the Ontario College of Art & Design University for Graphic Design.
Starting in 2014 he has become a mixed media modern pop art artist. He works mostly in large format using acrylic and oil paints, gesso, and gel mediums. His paintings are characterised by a brash, bold, colourful design pop art elements that aims to emphasize the nature of things popular in our daily routine.