John Stokes has been a lifelong resident of the Texas Gulf Coast. He is a lover of nature and frequently makes opportunities to ride his bike on The Seawall. When possible, hiking and camping in state and national parks is a perfect getaway. John received his bachelors degree in public service leadership from University of Houston – Clear Lake in 2017. While attending school, he worked in the service industry. John is also a certified Texas Master Gardener and a permaculture designer. John has a sincere interest and appreciation for the arts, education and conservation fields. He is thrilled to be a part of the Artist Boat team.