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

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Michael's smaller paintings of Grand Canyon are for sale at the historic Kolb Studio in anticipation of his participation in the 2014 "Celebration of Art" plein air painting festival this fall. Kolb Studio / Grand Canyon Association, On the South Rim of Grand Canyon, www.grandcanyon.org, (800) 858-2808 - gcassociation@grandcanyon.org

Michael has been invited back to the Sedona Plein Air Festival after a two-year hiatus! This will make his seventh time participating. Join him in the 10th Annual Sedona Plein Air Festival in October 2014.

Michael's work will be featured in an upcoming exhibition at The Phippen Museum of Western Art in Prescott, AZ - "Architecture in Art " March 7 - July 13. Opening reception Friday, March 7, 5:30-7:30.

Michael's work will be featured in an upcoming exhibition at the Phoenix Aiport Museum in Phoenix, AZ - "Verde River Exhibition" - July-November 2014.

Scotland! Yes, we have scheduled a workshop in Scotland. Details TBA, but sign up for the newsletter to get details as they are revealed. Dates for Scotland are June 12-18, 2016.

Michael has been invited to participate in the 6th Annual Grand Canyon "Celebration of Art" plein air painting festival. The event runs September 13-21, 2014. This marks Michael's third year at this prestigious event.

Michael has been invited to participate in the Montague Plein Air Festival in Prince Edward Island, June 24-29, 2014. (9/27/13)

Michael is featured in the September 2013 issue of The Artist's Magazine. Click here to read. (7/24/13) Update: You can also read the magazine's Q&A with Michael here and also an oil painting demo (Grand Canyon) as well as a pastel painting demo (Carmel, CA).

I'm proud to announce that all of my books are now available at Amazon!  You can visit my Amazon author site here to buy the books:  www.amazon.com/author/johnson.

The books are:

( At this point, I only have the paperbacks.  Kindle versions will be coming once I have time to work out formatting issues.  In the meantime, you can still order digital versions (ePub, PDF) from my Lulu store.)

Michael is now offering to take his oil and pastel landscape workshops to wherever you want him! If you would like to sponsor a workshop, click here for more information.

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