Sydney born John Thornton has enjoyed an extremely high profile in the world of photography for over 40 years with major exhibitions of his unique surreal images some eight in London and others in Paris, Tokyo, Milan, Barcelona, Madrid, Antwerp, Amsterdam, Geneva, Zurich, Bologna and a touring show of major American cities.

Dali commented on his photographs “Magnifico…Fantastico”.

His photographs have been in magazines worldwide and in his book Pipedreams published in English, German and French his photographs are in many private collections worldwide.

John has received over a hundred awards for his advertising photographic images including the coveted Gold Award from the New York Art Directors Club, 6 Silver Awards from Design & Art Direction London plus many D&AD annual inclusions, 22 Awards of Excellence from Communication Arts Los Angeles, Creative Circle, Campaign, Photo Graphis, Punch Magazine Awards and the Dutch Art Directors Club.

John now resides in London.