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Carol Ann Johnson brings together the experience of over 45 years as an artist in her award winning Fine Arts and Illustration.

As the heading links above indicate, Carol Ann Johnson is an artist who enjoys the widest range of media and skills.

Fine art and book illustration Commissions are welcomed by the artist. Please contact Johnson by email. For more information about portrait commissions please download the Portrait Brochure pdf .

Responding to each subject, seeking its best expression, this Artist works in virtually all graphic media ! Dyed silk and whimsical dolls are also created by the Artist.

  • Whether reaching for the printmaking inks and copper plates and
    preparing her 150 year old English Star Wheel etching press...

  • OR setting up the pastels or acrylics or watercolors for paintings
    OR organizing the gloriously colorful colored pencils for portrait art
    OR bringing out the rich inks / colored pencils used for book illustration art
    OR gathering the silk dyes to create brilliant scarves & fashions
    OR  bringing out the sewing machines and fabrics fo make Art Dolls
    OR clearing the drafting table to accommodate the  computers to do
    web design / commercial graphic design...

  • On any day the variety of choices is delightfully broad.

The Artist earned her BFA in Printmaking from Syracuse University. She lived and created her art in Hawaii for 25 years and has been active in cultural, art, and community organizations in Gig harbor WA for the past 20 years. She is a long time member of Peninsula Art League and the Greater Gig Harbor Open Studio Tour.

Carol Ann Johnson's Portrait work is remarkable for the detail, unique approach in settings and view of the subjects', capturing their personalities and interests. Regularly commissioned to create Portraits, the artist offers a downloadable Portrait Brochure to assist applicants in that process. Right Click on this link to open a new window to Download a Portrait Brochure today !

Book Illustration is also a significant focus for the Artist. Having completed illustrations for 6 books for other authors in the recent past, Johnson has also created her first book, Holiday Magic, as both Illustrator and Author. Published June 2015. 'Holiday Magic ' is available on in their online bookstore! Several illustration commissions are in process for the year ahead.

Please visit the Illustration section of the website to learn more about past, current, and future Illustration projects and how to contact the Artist to commission illustrations for your book project.

Book Illustration began for Johnson in 1981 when the author Donivee Laird and the Artist launched Barnaby Books in Hawaii. Their 'Magic Shark' books are imaginative hard cover books of popular fairytales set in Hawaii. For ages 4 to 10 and filled with full color illustrations this series also have illustrated glossaries of Hawaiian words present in these adaptations and are available on and from BessPress in Hawaii. .

Solo art shows, printmaking presentations at TCC,
and more keep this Artist inspired and productive !

" To see each day as an adventure,
to discover and explore each creative opportunity,
is to be truly and joyfully alive. "

All Rights reserved ~ all images copyright protected 2016 Carol Ann Johnson ~ Carolart

Prices on Request
Commissions Welcomed