Born: 1950, Auckland.
John Edgar has been a sculptor since 1977. His work investigates human interaction with resources in the modern world, and is internationally recognised for its understanding of the ancient craft of stone working. He has travelled widely and his work is held in many collections. His public sculptures are in the Auckland Domain, Queen Street, and Waitakere City Civic Centre.
In 2008 he was honoured as an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to art. He is actively involved in conservation and environmental projects, and has been the President of The Waitakere Ranges Protection Society for the past thirteen years. He is on the trust board of the Corbans Estate Arts Centre.