John is a stained glass artist from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. After serving as a marine engineer in the Canadian Navy, John enrolled in a printmaking program at the Ontario College of Art. In 1989, he moved to Montréal during which he exhibited several shows in the medium of three-colour viscosity etching. While traveling between Canada and Mexico, Cooper established his stained glass studio in 1993, producing his superbly worked kaleidoscopes -- two of which have been presented to Princes William and Harry of the British Royal Family.