My name is Vicki Johnson, and I have been painting for almost 67 years.
I have been fortunate enough to have lived and studied art all over the world, and have studied here in the Northwest with some of the foremost artists in the United States.
My mission as an artist is to create an emotional connection with the people who are drawn to my paintings. Not a day goes by that I don’t see new possibilities for capturing the beauty of the world around us: new ways to interpret the play of light and shadows, convey the atmosphere of a coming storm, or ways to paint rain, clouds, colors, and reflections.
At these times, I can hardly wait to get to my easel and recreate those scenes and emotions! As I paint, I realize that I am not only painting for myself, but for my viewers. My desire is for you to step into my paintings and be able to feel those storm clouds gathering, smell that rain coming, hear the rustle in the trees and grasses as the wind picks up, and see the way the sunlight pierces through leaves, and streams through the clouds.
It is my hope that you will be able to see what I saw, and feel what I felt at the moment I was inspired to paint. I want you to step inside the painting, make you forget where you are standing, and experience the passion and excitement that I felt when I created it.