James is a Southwestern oil painter and passionate art educator living in Monument Valley, Utah. **Currently seeking gallery representation, click above if interested.** If you are interested in purchasing a piece directly, you may do so with a 15% discount until I am accepted into a gallery. I accept PayPal or checks.
About the Artist
James L Johnson earned a BFA from BYU-Idaho in 2008, and and an MFA from the Academy of Art University in 2012. He has won numerous awards for his work, including a recent honorable mention in the December issue of Southwest Art magazine. His influences include Edgar Payne, Vincent Van Gogh, Walter Rane, Albin Veselka, Josh Clare, Leon Parson, and Mian Situ. He lives, paints and teaches in Monument Valley, Utah amid the delicious scenery of that Southwestern region. His greatest ally in art is his wife, Crystal Johnson (also an artist). You can follow her work at crystalj.net.
Artist's Note: My Southwestern/Monument Valley works are emphasized on this page. For a wider range of subject matter, including experimental and religious works, click on the "website" link above to visit my blog (jamesjohnsonart.blogspot.com). Thank you for stopping by! I accept Paypal if you want to purchase a piece.