John Clark is an artist and author with an interest in tourism and automobile history. He and his wife Melissa are the authors of “Opening Zion,” a book on Zion National Park’s first official tourists. He has also written a series on automobile history in Utah called Motor Tales. John is an award winning printmaking artist whose work has been displayed in numerous juried art shows. Exhibitions include the 89th Annual Utah Spring Salon in 2013 where he received an award of merit, and the Pictured: Close to Home, Our Own Spectacular National Parks show at the St. George Art Museum in 2016. John also designed Utah’s newest ski-themed license plate.