On Display: Fractured Beauty-Paintings by Morgan Burton Johnson
April 1 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
Image: Mists of a Buttermilk Sky
Fractured Beauty-Paintings by Morgan Burton Johnson will be on display April 1- June 30 on the second floor gallery at Curry Public Library. A public reception will be held on Thursday, April 14 at 5:30pm for the community to view the art, meet the artist, and ask questions.
Morgan Burton Johnson was born in Santa Monica, California in 1952. He received his B. A. degree in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego, in La Jolla in 1974 after attending the Lycee du Universite au Dijon in Dijon, France, where he received a Certificate of Foreign Studies in culture in 1968. He has completed several murals, two of which are located at the UCSD campus in La Jolla, with one a competition design winner for Discovery Hall, Revelle College, 1971. He has been published in the San Diego Union (1971), the La Jolla Light (1976), the Advocate (1978), the Long Beach Tribune (1978, 1996), the Medford Tribune (1993, 2011), the San Francisco Bay Times (1994).
Morgan Burton Johnson did not receive formal training in art, but has studied its styles, evolution, and history since the age of eight. He has mastered oil painting, watercolor, and encaustic media while investigating a wide variety of subjects while working through Realism, Impressionism, Pointillism, Abstract, and other styles. Currently, Johnson works in his own unique style called Fractionalism, which is a melding of both color theory, cubism, abstraction, and realism. His current work voices and reflects the reality in which we currently reside, what he sees as a fractured worlds, whether it’s digital units, light pulses, or sound bites.
Morgan Burton Johnson has been painting and displaying in public venues since the age of 16. To view the majority of his work, visit www.morganart.com. For a complete list of the artist’s awards and shows, visit https://morganj.com/home.