2017 Participating Artists Profiles
Jonelle Johnson
Jonelle Johnson
Printmaking
Painting

Mailing address
465 Davis Bay Road
Lopez Island, WA 98261

Phone
360.468.2655

Email
jonjohn1445@gmail.com

Website
www.jonellejohnson.com

I grew up in Seattle, moved to Hawaii where I received an MFA in painting and printmaking, married and moved to San Francisco. There, I became interested in the S.F. Figure Painting movement and studied mono-printmaking. Returning to Seattle, I learned much more about etching when I assisted master printer Marsha Bartholme at Beta Press, Fine Print Publishing studio. I am fortunate to be represented by Davidson Galleries in Seattle where I have bi-annual exhibits. 15 years ago, my husband and I found our way to Lopez Island where I bought a huge, beloved, etching press and built a printmaking studio to put it in. (I like to make large prints.) I've been making etchings and monoprints ever since.

This year I was selected to participate in the Venice Printmaking Program. For one month, I worked on etchings and mono-prints in a studio that has a monumental-size press on the historical glass-making island of Murano, Venice, Italy. An etching was then translated into a glass piece by a glass Maestro and his team while I stood by. Very exciting!

2017 Lopez Island Studio Tour
Umbertide at 465 Davis Bay Road

Demonstration
Saturday 12:00pm-12:30pm
Sunday 12:00pm-12:30pm