Michael Chesley Johnson
Michael Chesley Johnson paints primarily in oil or pastel, choosing locations from the Southwest, coastal Maine and the Canadian Maritimes. Awarded Master Pastellist status by Pastel Artists Canada in 2008, he is a Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society and the Pastel Society of America. A nationally-known teacher, he gives workshops across the U.S. Also a frequent writer for art magazines, he is the author of several books, including Outdoor Study to Studio: Take Your Plein Air Paintings to the Next Level.
Michael maintains a summer studio on Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada, and a winter studio in New Mexico.