Born in So. Calif. Studied art at Pierce Jr. college in Woodland Hills Calif.  Studied art at the Art master school in Alb. New Mexico. Have shown in galleries in Colorado, New Mexico and California. The state of New Mexico purchased two of my paintings for their permanent collection. Have won numerous awards. Worked in pastels and oils and now in Acrylics. Currently teaching Acrylic classes at Keizer Art. Love painting plein air ( on location ) Painting is like acting, you have to learn your script well in order to give a great performance.

Shirlee Johnson