Heartbeat Art

John Zenc

John Zenc aka “Prison Picasso,” is one of the most brilliant artists from the 1970’s to the present.

For nearly 47-years he has been hidden away, in the cracks of the walls of the California prison system.

John Zenc is one of the most eccentric, eclectic, and skillful artists of our time. His body of work numbers almost 1,700 pieces, that can be found all around the world. John recalls that John Lennon purchased three of his artworks approximately six months before his death.

There are approximately, 200 pieces left of his personal collection and John continues to create new paintings. Among John Zenc’s portfolio, you will find fun, playful and colorful artwork brought to life in many different styles and traditions including African masks, Australian and Chinese style art. His collection features abstract art displaying themes of modernization, nature and the struggles of humanity. His use of color is masterful and inviting. His artwork holds the viewer’s attention.

To view John Zenc’s additional artwork, visit https://Johnzencart.wixsite.com/website

To purchase John’s artwork, please e-mail Ms. Joslyn Lapinski, Curator at johnzencart@gmail.com

Deep Thought

Size: 11×14, 2023

Holding on to My Dream

Size: 11×14, 2023

How Many Dots

Size: 11×14, 2023

Organized Confusion

Size: 11×14, 2023

Rich Man’s Art: The Man that has Everything

Size: 11×14, 2023

The Broken Face

Size: 11×14, 2023

The Springtime – Mating Whales, Lost at Sea

Size: 11×14, 2023

Grassy Field II

Behind the Wire Fence

Under Cover Angel, Midnight Fantasy

Slam Dunk, NBA

Skip Lock, 2023

Sound -1963

Size: 11×14, 2023

 Magnetic Overtone

 The Grassy Field

Size: 11×14, 2023

The Springtime – Mating Whales, Lost at Sea

Size: 11×14, 2023

Continuing Bloodshed

Size: 11×14, 2023

The 5th Term, Never Give Up

Size: 11×14, 2023

The Springtime – Mating Whales, Lost at Sea

Size: 11×14, 2023

Warm Heart

Size: 11×14, 2023

 Keffier Savary

Portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Portrait of Alec and Caleb from Shriner’s Hospital for Children