Keith Johnson has been a working artist for most of his life. He began his career as a professional photographer, but eventually transitioned to fine art painting. He is an award-winning watercolor painter who enjoys plein air painting. Plein air painting is a type of outdoor painting that requires the artist to capture the scene quickly and directly. This style of painting suits Johnson's spontaneous and energetic approach to art.
Johnson's paintings are often inspired by the natural beauty of Florida. He has a particular love for painting the state's beaches, forests, and waterways. He is a member of the Florida Watercolor Society and the Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society.
Johnson's paintings are characterized by their bold colors, fluid brushwork, and dynamic compositions. He is known for his ability to capture the beauty of the natural world in a fresh and original way. His work is in private collections throughout the United States.
To see more of Johnson's work, please visit his website at www.keithejohnson.com or follow him on Instagram @keith_e_johnson.
Some of his recent awards include:
Second Place at Destination Captiva
Best Watercolor at Arcadia Paint Out
First Place in the Florida Fruit & Flora Show at the Visual Arts Center, Punta Gorda
Second Place in the Florida Watercolor Society online show
Merit Award in the Primavera Show at the Visual Arts Center, Punta Gorda
Merit Award in the Light & Shadow Show at the Visual Arts Center, Punta Gorda
Special Award for the Best Representation of the Beach in the Paint the Beach Plein Air Show on Ft Myers Beach