George Johanson

Exhibit at Augen Gallery March 3 – April 2, 2016

My exhibityion of linocuts and paintings on display opened at the Augen Gallery March 3rd, 2016. A color catalogue with text by Prudence Roberts created to accompany the show is still available. I gave a talk about this exhibit Saturday, March 12 at Noon which was well attended. The Augen Gallery is located at 716 NW Davis, Portland.

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Image above: Rain(blue) 2015 linocut. 12x18 inches. Edition of 10.

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Before the talk at Augen Gallery.

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Gallery Talk at 12x16 Gallery

I recently spoke on the life and work of Don Normark, a close friend and great photographer whose work is on exhibit during the month of October at 12x16 Gallery, Portland.

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Metallic Sculpture

This is a sample video of one of my metallic sculptures from several years back. You can view a it in four dimensions here here.

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Gallery Talk at Augen Gallery

My show is of recent paintings (from the past 2 years) and a survey of my prints from the present on back to 1980. The paintings have a special emphasis on heightened color. The exhibition is on for the month of October, 2014.

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Multnomah Athletic Club lecture

About 190 people attended a slide show and talk on my life and work on February 19th, 2014 at the Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland.

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Full house at Hallie Ford lecture

In April I presented a talk on my views of Ice Age cave painting and the origins of art at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art in Salem.

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Book Publication Announcement

I have just finished a book on this subject titled, "An Artist Looks at Ice Age Art." It is 108 pages, with about 45 interpretive drawings, $15. You can purchase this at Powell’s Books on Burnside through their Expresso books machine (instant printing) or contact me through my email address. It is listed with Amazon Books and other major book sellers.

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PCC Rock Creek Ceramic Tile Mural Purchase

A mural of mine has been recently purchased by Rock Creek Portland Community College. It is called “Mythscape - Day and Night, ceramic tile, 2009, approximately 3 feet by 9 feet.

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Paramount Hotel Mural Installed

Another tile work of mine has been recently installed at the Paramount Hotel in Portland, Oregon. It is called “Mythscape- Rivers and Roads,” 36 inches by 114 inches.

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ODOT MURAL INSTALLED

I have recently completed a large painting for the Oregon Department of Transportation headquarters building in Salem, Oregon. It is titled “Day and Night”, an oil, 5 feet by 8 feet and hangs in the lobby.

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