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Karin Clarke Gallery        760 Willamette St. Eugene, OR. 97401         541.684.7963         kclarkegallery@mindspring.com
George Johanson 
New Linocuts    
May 2 – 26 , 2018
VIDEO OF GEORGE'S TALK, Produced by David Leonnig





Many Moons
Reduction Linocut
16x12"
20s GIRLS #3
Reduction Linocut
12x16"
Friends
Reduction Linocut
16x12"
Magnifier Lamp
Reduction Linocut
12x16"
Umbrellas (Red)
Reduction Linocut
12x18"
Two Floaters at Dusk
Reduction Linocut
17x12"
The Dark Roller Coaster
Reduction Linocut
18x12"
Umbrellas (Blue)
Reduction Linocut
12x18"
Two 20s Girls (Red)
Reduction Linocut
16x12"
In the Studio
Reduction Linocut
16x12"
Dark Umbrellas
Reduction Linocut
12x18"
Under the Lamp
Reduction Linocut
16x12"
Rain (Blue)
Reduction Linocut
11 3/4 x 18"
"A Cube, a Cone & a Cylinder" Said M. Cezanne
Reduction Linocut
11 3/4 x 16"
Artist and Model II
Reduction Linocut
11 3/4 x 18"
Dogs Palace
Jazz
Man with Flotation Devices
Night and Rain
Rain and the Red Cat
The Floaters
The Floaters (shark)
Karin Clarke Gallery is pleased to welcome distinguished Portland artist George Johanson for a show of his new colorful reduction linocut prints this May.

A painter, printmaker and ceramic tile artist, George Johanson studied at the Museum Art School in Portland with further study in New York as well as London.He taught at the Museum Art School (now the Pacific Northwest College of Art) for 25 years until his retirement in 1980.

He has had more than 60 one man shows and is represented in publicand private collections including the Portland Art Museum, the SmithsonianNational Collection, in Washington, D.C. and the Victoria and Albert Museum inLondon. He received the Oregon Governor's Arts Award. In 1992.

In 2002 the Portland Art Museum presented an exhibition of his drawings titled “Equivalents- Portraits of 80 Oregon Artists”. He was given a 60 year retrospective of his work at the Hallie Ford Museum, Salem in 2007. The monograph George Johanson: Image and Idea by Roger Hull will be for sale in the gallery during this show. In 2010 the Pacific Northwest College of Art presented a major selection of his paintings titled “Seven Decades”.

Johanson, now 89 years old, continues active work in his Portland studio and is represented in Portland at Augen Gallery.

Please join us on Saturday, May 5th, for an Artist Talk, where George will describe the reduction linocut process and answer questions about his work. A reception will follow the talk. 

















​LINKS:
​Register-Guard Press on May 3, 2018
​Oregon Encyclopedia on George Johanson
Augen Gallery Site