Photo: Jan Lee Johnson in Twickenham, London

Jan Lee Johnson

Artist, Lecturer / academic

The combination of pattern and representation has developed in my studio painting practice. Bringing historical events together, through collaged constructs, using a painterly Trompe Loeil style is evident in some paintings. Photographs and tabloid images in their original and often monochromatic format , sometimes from a past era, are re-worked a various and diverse surface of vintage fabric, used as a canvas on a traditional frame. The fabric is used as a nostalgic tension, visible and receding, focusing and dissolving; a metaphor for faded memory.

Location Twickenham, London
Activities Lecturing, Workshops, Private commissions, Studio practice
Artforms / type of project Digital, Drawing, Illustration, Painting
Tags protest painting, environment, painting, drawing, ipad drawings, Painting painter artist, painter, portrait, oil paint, acrylic

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  • The Biscuit Factory Bermondsey. Christmas Event. The Darker Side of Christmas

    11/12/2014 – 07/01/2015
    Trispace gallery The Biscuit Factory Bermondsey

    The Biscuit Factory Bermondsey. Christmas Event. The Darker Side of Christmas Exhibition from 11 Dec -7th Jan 2015 Christmas Island by jan lee Johnson oil on canvas The billowing smoke......

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  • THE New Georgians - till 27 july. Orleans House Riverside gallery Twickehnam OPEN AFTERNOONS

    15/05/2014 – 27/07/2014
    Orleans house gallery

    Orleans house gallery TWICKENHAM RIVERSIDE TW1 3DJ The New Georgians CONTEMPORARY CURATED Exhibition Celebrates Tercentenary of the Hanoverian accession Painting :ARCTICTOK

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