John Colt (1925- ) was born in Madison Wisconsin. Colt received a BS in Art Education and a MS in Art from the University of Wisconsin. In 1957 he was appointed to the faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. 1964-65 he was visiting professor at the University of Southern California. In 1966 he was artist in residence at Northern Michigan University. His work has been exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH, Denver Art Museum, Cleveland Institute of Art and the La Jolla Museum of Art, La Jolla, CA.