John Buck (American, b.1946) is a printmaker and sculptor, best known for his bronze sculptures and woodblock prints. Buck was born in Ames, IA, and he graduated from Kansas City Art Institute with a BFA in 1968. In 1971, he began studying at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Skowhegan, ME. The following year, he received an MFA from the University of California, Davis. Buck became a teaching assistant at UC Davis in 1971. The next year he taught at Gloucestershire College of Art and Design in Cheltenham, England. Buck was also a sculpture instructor at Humboldt State University for two years, and served as assistant professor of sculpture at Montana State University in Bozeman, MT, from 1976 to 1990.