Ray R. Johnson is active/lives in New York, New Jersey. Ray Johnson is known for abstract and landscape painting, portrait drawing, illustration.
Biography Ray Johnson
The following is from the artist, 2004:
I was born 1929 in New York. I have been a working artist all of my life. My paintings are done in both acrylic and oil. My palette is very heavy, using a great deal of texture. I'm an abstractionist using nature as my subject matter.
Throughout my life I've exhibited in hundreds of galleries, and did commercial work on covers of magazines including Pictures On Exhibition, Southwest Art. etc.
My work has been exhibited in group shows at the Brooklyn Museum, Hartford Museum, and Syracuse College Museum.
I started my art career on the boardwalk of Atlantic City doing charcoal portraits at $1.00 a piece (when a dollar was worth a dollar). I then did landscapes because
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