John Butler’s versatile and inventive artist talents encompass richly detailed abstracts, glowing plant imagery and elegant haute-couture illustrations. A Decorative Arts leader, Butler combines innovative imagery with unique media, making him quite influential in the industry. Butler was born in Washington state, beginning his career in Seattle's Pioneer Square district. Later, he co-founded a company that produced hand-made artwork. During a career that has spanned more than 20 years, Butler has successfully sold contemporary and traditional artwork, wall coverings and furniture accessories.