Stephanie K. Johnson is a classically trained artist and graduate of the Aristides Atelier at the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle, WA. Her oil paintings invite viewers to experience the glow and mystery of the old masters. She has always been inspired to use vibrant colors in her pieces.
Stephanie’s career began at a very young age. At twelve she entered her first gallery; Artisans on Taylor in Port Townsend, WA, and by fourteen Stephanie had incorporated her own business.
2009-2013, Classical Atelier with Juliette Aristides- Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA 2011- Jordan Sokol, Figure Painting Workshop- Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
2009 & 2012 Yuqi Wang, Portrait Painting Workshop- Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA 2001-2009- Studio Mentorship with Teresa Saia- Studio Siena, Seattle, WA
2000-2007- Diane Brudnicki- School of Art and Innovation, Duvall, WA
2017 & 2016: Featured Artist at the Port Townsend Gallery-Port Townsend, WA 2015: Gage 25/25, AXIS Gallery at Pioneer Square- Seattle, WA
2014: Transitions III: Color & Light, Fountainhead Gallery- Seattle,WA
2010: Inspirations Fountainhead Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002-2012: Annual July Exhibitions, Artisans on Taylor-Port Townsend, WA
JURIED & INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS:
2005-Present: Vendor at the Redmond Saturday Market- Redmond, WA
2007-2009: Fresh Paint, Festival of the Artists at Work- Everett, WA
2001-2005: Young Craft Vendor at the Redmond Saturday Market- Redmond, WA 2005: Edmonds Arts Festival- Edmonds, WA
2002: Group Collection for Messages of Hope, Peace and Love- Bellevue Art Museum
Two Drawings Featured in the Book: “Lessons in Classical Drawing- Essential Techniques from Inside the Atelier” by Juliette Aristides, 2011.
“Home of the Brave” painting featured in the 9/11 remembrance book “Messages of Hope, Peace and Love”