John Hewitt is a well-known watercolor painter and teacher. He has taught since the 1980s at College of the Redwoods and, for the past 15 years, the Pacific Union College Summer School of Art, a college credit course in painting. He also teaches workshops across the United States and in Europe. His paintings have been juried into over 140 prominent watercolor society exhibits, winning over 30 awards. He has been honored with “signature membership” in many watercolor societies.