|Richard W. Johnson|
Richard Johnson was born in Glen Cove, NY in 1946. He graduated from LI Lutheran HS, where he enjoyed football and boxing, in 1964. His aunt, Karin Johnson Morges Wilson, was the first strong influence he had as an artist. She was a renowned watercolorist from South Hampton L.I. and knew Jackson Pollock and Willem De Kooning. Richard received a Masters of Art in Sculpture and Painting, at SUNY-Albany, 1982.
He was an assistant to Richard Stankiewicz, known as the "Father of Junk Sculpture".
He has shown his work extensively, most recently in Palm Beach, Miami and New York. He has been listed in "Who’s Who in American Art, 1999-2000".
Richard served with the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam, 1967.
The paintings shown here include a series in black and white, and a recent series in watercolor.
All works shown here are available for sale, contact Richard for detailed information.
Richard lives and works in the northwest Catskills, near Oneonta, NY.