Darlene Johnson PSA

Pastel Artist  

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 Darlene Johnson is an interpretative realist working primarily in pastel.  New Orleans area artists, painters websites New Orleans, new
Her still lifes and landscapes have become identifiable by the saturation and boldness of her colors. She has a fondness for unusual shapes with a Matisse-like simplicity. design art, visual art, art galleries, paintings, new orleans
Darlene arranges her still lifes with emphasis on color, shape and texture. jackson square artist new orleans art
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That most of her still lifes include fruits and or vegetables, she explains as being inherent in her New Orleans roots. She puts it, "so much of life in New Orleans revolves around food; eating it, discussing it, and preparing it. I pick fruits and vegetables that excite me in a visual way".
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She often includes glassware, antique textiles and china in her paintings.  art in new orleans art galleries in New Orleans

Darlene is a member of The Pastel Society of America. Her work has been selected for inclusion in the Art in Embassies Program sponsored by the U.S. State Department.
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She was a featured artist in "Pastel Artist International", May/June/July, 2000 and in the article "Infusing the Still Life Movement and Entergy" in the "Pastel Journal",
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September/October, 1999. Darlene regularly exhibits in juried and invitational shows throughout the United States.

She has studied pastel at the John McCrady Art School in New Orleans, watercolor and drawing at Tulane University and color and design at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Art.

She taken academic classes at the University of New Orleans and Delgado Collage. western art, cowboy art, scenic art, new exico art, art in new mexico, pastel in new mexico
Darlene, also does independent studies with national and international pastelists and oil colorists.

Darlene was the recipient of a five-week study residency from the Association des Amis de la Grande Vigne, Atelier d"Artiste, Manor de Ferron, Dinan, France.

She is also an in demand speaker for many art associations.

She is seeking additional galleries that would like to exhibit her work.

She can be reached by sending an email.

Currrently, Some of Darlene's paintings can be seen at the following locations.
Zigler Museum
The fabulous World of Art
411 Clara Street
Jennings, LA 70546
Phone: 318-824-0114.
When you are in the neighborhood,
This is a must see museum.


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