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About the Artist

James W Johnson was born and raised in Upstate NY and moved to Lubbock, Texas in 1978. He received an MFA from Texas Tech University in 1981 and has continued to live in Lubbock as a studio artist.

Johnson has spent about 80,000 hours making more than 2,000 art for more than 45 years. While being primarily a painter, he has produced a complex body of work in a wide variety of mediums such painting, drawing, sculpture, etching, video, digital, mixed media and furniture. He has participated in over 200 exhibitions worldwide and over 1,000 of his pieces of artwork are included in hundreds of public and private collections.

As of June 2021, there are over 900 Available unique pieces and 36 Digital Videos featured on this website. Feel free to contact the artist if you are interested in a purchase. There are also around 900 Unavailable unique pieces shared here.

Living “outside” of the mainstream art world has allowed James to perfect his craft and independently pursue an impressive flow of ideas and images that defy categorization, yet present his observations about art and life from his unique perspective.
In 2002, James created "The Anti-Stylist's Manifesto".

Resume found HERE

Some James W Johnson paintings are available at Broadway Contemporary Fine Arts Gallery
and The Charles Adams Gallery in Lubbock, TX.

Prints and various other items printed with images of James W Johnson paintings can be purchased through Pixels.com

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A 2022 article from the Lubbock Cultural Arts Foundation on James W Johnson

A 2020 interview with James W Johnson and James Cobb on Glasstire

Exhibition 2020

Paintings by James W Johnson of Lubbock, Texas

Lovetts Gallery in Tulsa - Representing James W Johnson in Oklahoma.