Please visit my exhibit of large paintings in San Francisco's iconic skyscraper, 555 California Street, August 19-October 25, 2019. The lobby is open 9-6, M-F. You can view the exhibit through the large windows, 24/7.
Thanks for stopping by. The paintings on this website are sold. Instead of putting available paintings on this site, I have them in a digital PDF catalog that I can email to you. With my paintings appearing regularly in the print NY Times Magazine and Wall Street Journal Magazine I find email correspondence the best way to release new work. I don't maintain a mailing list, but people who have made it clear that they want a painting hear from me when new paintings are completed. I accept checks and wires. Smaller paintings ship by fedex; Larger paintings are delivered by art shuttle and can take 3 weeks. I will be having a private exhibit of paintings in Palo Alto in January, 2020 and a public exhibit of paintings in Menlo Park in February, 2020 and information about these exhibits will appear on my instagram account.
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Mitchell Johnson’s color and shape driven paintings appear regularly in the New York Times Magazine. Throughout the 1990’s Johnson exhibited brushy, expressionistic landscapes of France, Italy and California at major galleries in San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles. In the 2000’s his work began to change; the shapes in his paintings became larger and the color interest was more pronounced. Shortly after a 2005 viewing of a Josef Albers/Giorgio Morandi exhibit at the Museo Morandi in Bologna, Johnson made his first painting trip to Cape Cod, and the impact of the Bologna exhibit was immediately clear in the on-going series of North Truro paintings that have made Johnson famous throughout the US. Johnson divides his time between his California studio and painting trips to Cape Cod, Asia and Europe. His work has appeared in ArtForum, the Wall Street Journal Magazine and Art in America. His paintings are in the permanent collections of 25 museums and over 700 private collections. Johnson has been a visiting artist at both The American Academy in Rome and the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation.