Details:

This watercolor painting depicts a paper scroll from the point of view of a bug finding it in the grass. Ethereal light forms, mirroring the watercolor medium, create a glow surrounding the paper scroll.
Unframed
Signed

① Artwork:

Summer Secret

This watercolor painting depicts a paper scroll from the point of view of a bug in the grass. Ethereal light forms, mirroring the watercolor medium, create a glow surrounding the paper scroll.

Johnson’s work explores a realm of magical naturalism, where symbols and organic forms stand in as body doubles and enact moments of both tenderness and violence. The artist relies on a process of discovery to create her visceral and vibrant works. Each composition derives a sense of drama from the tension between organization and chaos. Johnson's work is a long evolving narrative grounded in its reverence for nature and the cycle of the seasons.

Specs:

24 inches
36 inches

③ Artist:

Gretta Johnson

Gretta Johnson’s work creates a magical realm where symbols and organic forms serve as body doubles in moments of both tenderness and violence. Each of the artist’s visceral and vibrant paintings discover anew the tension between organization and chaos, giving the artist’s work a sense of drama. Johnson’s practice is a long and evolving narrative grounded in its reverence for nature.

Gretta Johnson:
Summer Secret, 2020
Acrylic on canvas
36.0 × 24.0 inches /