Ralph Wilbur Nathan Johnstone was born in Illinois on July 26, 1911. Johnstone studied at the Art Insitute of Chicago while a resident of Cicero, Illinois. By the 1940s he had moved to southern California and was living in Hermosa Beach. He died in Los Angeles on October 3, 1985.
Exhibited: Art Insitute of Chicago, 1946; California Watercolor Society, 1949.
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