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 Doris Miller Johnson  (1907 - 2001)

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Lived/Active: California      Known for: mod townscape expressionist painting

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Biography from Crocker Art Museum Store:
A painter, Doris Johnson was born in Oakland, CA on December 8, 1907. After graduating from Anna Head School in Berkeley, Doris Miller began art studies at the Rudolph Schaeffer School of Design in San Francisco and continued at the California College of Arts and Crafts and UC Berkeley.

She wed Gardiner Johnson in 1935, and was founder and teacher of Saturday Morning Art Classes for Children sponsored by the Art League of the East Bay at the Oakland Museum (1939-52).

A modernist painter, she has experimented with various idioms including Abstract Expressionism. Her media include acrylics, oil, gouache, watercolor, ink, crayon, and pencil. Her subjects often are animals, street scenes, and people in parks reminiscent of Raoul Dufy.

Mrs. Johnson lived in Piedmont, CA until her demise on Nov. 9, 2001.

Memberships:
San Francisco Art Association; San Francisco Women Artists (pres. 1946-48); Art League of the East Bay (co-founder, 1939).

Exhibitions:
Oakland Art Gallery, 1934; San Francisco Women Artists, 1934-85; San Francisco Museum of Art Inaugural, 1935, 1969; Colorado Springs Art Center, 1936 (1st prize); Berkeley Women's City Club, 1937-73 (nine solos); Crocker Museum (Sacramento); Labaudt Gallery (SF); Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939; California State Fair, 1939; San Francisco Art Association, 1959. & lnvw; Who's Who in American Art, 1934-84.
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Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here.

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