Michael Chesley Johnson, Fine Art, Landscapes, Seascapes, Maritimes, Paintings, Oil, Pastel

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Events & Exhibitions

Michael will be participating in the following events. (More to come!)
If you're in the area, please stop by and say hello!


January 16, 2018: Free painting demonstration for Plein Air Painters of New Mexico at Rio Grande Nature Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Past Recent Events

November 18, 2017: Studio demonstration for Tucson Pastel Society, 9-4 plus optional plein air outing the following morning

March 11-25, 2017: American Impressionist Society Small Works Showcase National Juried Exhibition, Randy Higbee Gallery, Costa Mesa CA. Opening Reception Saturday, March 11th 6 to 9pm. Judge of Awards: Peggi Kroll-Roberts AISM.

January 8, 2017: Arizona Pastel Arists Association - Phoenix, Arizona
Demonstration. Details will be available at https://apaa.wildapricot.org/

October 15-22, 2016: Sedona Plein Air Festival - Sedona, Arizona
Plein air painting festival. For details: www.SedonaPleinAirFestival.com

September 10-18, 2016: Grand Canyon, Arizona - Grand Canyon Celebration of Art
The premier plein air painting festiva! For details: https://www.grandcanyon.org/arts-and-culture/2016-celebration-art

July 1-31, 2016: Miniatures of Acadia National Park Exhibition - Bar Harbor, Maine
View Michael's 24 paintings of Acadia celebrating the Park's 100th anniversary. Opening reception Friday, July 1, 6-8 pm, Argosy Gallery.
For details: http://www.acadiacentennial2016.org/our-events/miniatures-for-the-centennial/
View the paintings here

July 21-23, 2016: Castine Plein Air Festival - Castine, Maine
Plein air painting festival. For details: http://www.castinearts.org/plein-air-festival/

For a full list of past events, see the curriculum vitae