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Though born in Rochester, Minnesota, John Chumley spent his early years in the Knoxville, Tennessee area where he developed passions for football and art. A knee injury ended a football career begun at the University of Kentucky and Chumley went on to post-graduate work at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art where he focused on realistic rural scenes. After more studies and travel, he and his wife settled in Virginias Shenandoah Valley which became the scene of his most celebrated works. His preferred medium was egg tempera which, while a painstaking and unforgiving medium in general, allowed him to express...
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