John Funt

John Funt was born in 1953 in New York City, and currently lives in Norfolk, Connecticut. The son of the late Allen Funt, creator and longtime host of television’s Candid Camera, John studied art with sculptor Rhys Caparn at the Dalton School in New York, and with painter Joseph Slate at Kenyon College in Ohio.

After graduating from Kenyon in 1975, Funt worked as a designer of events for The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then as a designer for Tiffany & Company. For the past ten years, Funt has devoted himself to painting.