Whitman Johnson is active/lives in New Mexico, Missouri. Whitman Johnson is known for plein aire landscape painting, still life and portrait.
Biography Whitman Johnson
Whitman Johnson was born in 1949 in Jefferson City, Missouri. He majored in geology at the University of Missouri before transferring to the Kansas City Art Institute in 1970. During his stay in Kansas City, he discovered the sublime joy of painting landscapes outdoors, directly from nature. After receiving a B.F.A. in 1973, Johnson moved to New York City.
But two years later, his memories of the vast western landscape finally impelled him to move to Santa Fe, NM. Whitman works in pen-and-ink drawings, watercolors and oils, to produce still-life and New Mexico landscapes.
As art critic Suzanne Deats wrote, “Whitman Johnson is known for his mood-provoking, technically brilliant landscapes and still lifes.” In Gregory Seigler’s
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