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Artist Jean JOHNSON


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  • FASO Artist Website: http://www.jeanhjohnson.com

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Price Range: $25.00 - $2,500.00
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Biography


I have painted with oil for 13 years.  Having grown up in the country thirty miles west of Chicago, Illinois, nature never failed to excite me. I spent my summers climbing trees, running down grassy hills or tending large gardens.
 
When moving to the Central coast of California twenty six years ago, I fell in love with the beauty of Santa Barbara and strive to capture its wonderful colors, light and surroundings.
 
After travels to China, India and Africa, I have painted a series of flora and fauna.  My focus is on the intricacy of design and color.  Georgia O'Keefe greatly influenced my appreciation of the details of flowers.  Studying flowers in all their patterns and colors leads me to love God more.  I have been working on portrait paintings for some time now.  Robert Henri influences my preferred style for portraits.  I like his use of bright colors and the freshness of the look he achieves.
 
Living near the ocean provides much inspiration for paintings of water and the creatures that live near or in it.  The beach is constantly changing which keeps the subject matter fresh.
 
 
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