(1917 - 2005)
Roman E. Johnson was active/lived in Ohio. Roman Johnson is known for Portrait and landscape painting.
Biography Roman Johnson
Roman E. Johnson (1917-2005)
Roman Johnson was born Sept 4, 1917 and raised in Columbus, Ohio. As one of six children, Johnson was a sickly child who was encouraged by his mother to draw. He studied painting formally for two years with African-American artist Cletus Butler, and in 1941 met Ohio-based painter Emerson Burkhart (1905-1969), whose influence and association would prove instrumental to Johnson's artistic advancement. For the next six years Burkhart and Johnson worked together painting scenes of Eastside Columbus, Ohio. During this period Burkhart painted his iconic portrait of Roman Johnson entitled The Confused Process of Becoming (1946; collection of Columbus Museum of Art, Colum
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