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John Greco began his art training in the early 1970's, studying printmaking with Glen Brunken, Will Petersen, and Dan Rohn.  He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Art from Slippery Rock University, and received his Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking from Kent State University. He has taught courses in Art and Photography at the American Intercontinental University, Kent State University, Slippery Rock University, University of Southern California.

In 1984, Greco established Josephine Press, a printmaking studio in Santa Monica, with the intention of providing a center for artists to explore their creative potential in printmaking and to publish fine art editions. In 1989, he opened Christopher John Gallery, in conjunction with Josephine Press, this was to represent and exhibit the works of innovative artists and printmakers. 

John has collaborated with many artists from around the world and has taught numerous printmaking workshops throughout the United States and Europe. Among the artists that he has collaborated with is Raymond Pettibon, Edgar Heap of Birds, John Cage, Meg Cranston, Muramasa Kudo, Michael McMillen, Joseph Piasentin,  Nancy Riegelman, Arturo Segundo and Paul Soldner.  He has exhibited extensively in the US and abroad; his work is included in both public and private collections. John Greco continues to run Josephine Press in Santa Monica; he extends his love for printmaking to artists while investing in others within his community.