Description

Amanda Johnson’s paintings are quickly gaining acclaim and respect. This recognition has inspired her continued work in the realm of fine art, where she often blurs the lines between fine art and design, creating instruments of self-expression and joy. Her paintings, textiles, and wearable art are truly imbued with the code of the human beat. "Fine art should transcend time, therefore I draw heavily on historical influences in Greek Mythology, the human condition through the ages, and self-reflection. My work documents moments of divine intervention, mortal struggle and triumph, and the process of my own personal life. My subject matter is often women as powerful mythological figures. In my compositions, I explore these themes using simplified shapes, intricate patterns, and color so that the viewer can interpret their 'own-ness' within the work." – Amanda Johnson

Amanda Johnson

Artist Amanda Johnson’s focus is primarily on fine art through her paintings. Her canvases range from her tiny “candies” to her feature works, which inspire some of her patrons to design entire living spaces to theme. Thus, Amanda’s early love of textile and design was rekindled, and she answered the call with an ingenious reply; a textile collection created using her original paintings. Taking a cue from art history and historical embellishments, each fabric begins as a painting that is worked with gold and silver leaf. Christian Siriano of Project Runway fame has become an avid collector of Amanda Johnson's work - particularly her pillows and plates. Also borne of her mixing of fine art and design are fine art lamps that have been featured in The Baltimore Museum of Art. Her line of luxury fabrics is quickly gaining the attention of interior designers and the fashion garment industry. She is a 2014 award recipient of ASID, Maryland for one of her textile collections. While Amanda has been busier than ever in the last few years in her immersion in her paintings and their natural extensions, she has been prolific in her participation in charity and society events, group exhibitions, commissions, public works, and serves as a member of the board of directors at the Wayside House, Delray Beach, Florida.

Artist’s Background

Amanda's creative aptitude flourished from early childhood. She has developed her innate talent into a refined understanding of composition with a repertoire of work ranging from modern and classical portraiture to abstract studies of light, color, and shape. Her formal education focused primarily on painting, and her love of fashion and self-expression led her to an early career in film and television production where she fulfilled her passion as a successful costume designer and makeup artist. Amanda Johnson is a native of Baltimore and attended Baltimore High School for the Arts graduating with honors and a continuing education scholarship. She earned her BFA and Fine Arts diploma from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Boston and the Tufts School. Soon thereafter she majored in Portrait Painting, continuing her education in Museum Studies at the Harvard Extension School. Miss Johnson then traveled to Greece and studied the history of art, further broadening her formal academic foundation.

Amanda James Gallery & Amanda Johnson Studio

To experience the powerful light and splendor of Amanda Johnson’s fine art, luxury textiles, and wearable art, visit the Amanda James Gallery 412 E Ocean Ave, Boynton Beach, Fl, 33435 or Amanda Johnson Studio 337 NE 3RD Avenue, Delray Beach,Fl 33444.

Amanda Johnson
337 N.E. 3rd Avenue AJS entrance is around the back of the building.
Delray Beach, FL 33444
443-823-5057
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Accepts Credit CardsBy Appointment OnlyParking LotStreet Parking

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“Available, But Ultimately Unavailable” acrylic and pen on paper. I continue to float between styles in my art work. I try to not be so hard on myself for not picking one direction but it is an internal battle. My one style is bright and colorful and a crowd pleaser while my other work is rich with content and feels very important to express. Both styles help me relate to the world in which I live. Regardless, creating and creativity is my language and my ultimate medium for communication. ❤️Thank you to all the people who support what I do and travel the path with me❤️ #myartlife

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Baltimore 🐀 Amanda Johnson. Grand Illusions Part l. Opening night, October 5th. Gallery Blue Door #baltimore #madeinbaltimore

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Love her and her fabulous outfit! Walking out the door in her new Coast and Koi bespoke artist made shoes! They are going fast, so if you’ve been meaning to stop in this week to see what the fuss is all about..... you probably should do it today! The Amanda James Gallery is open today, Sunday 12pm-5pm❤️ #shoelover

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Happy Saturday🍉 Inspired by Diana Vreeland’s red living room. Silk charmeuse, hand rolled hem 48” X 48”. #theeyehastotravel

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