Clay Johnson was born and raised in Durham, NC, where he studied art and art history at Duke University, receiving a B.A. degree in 1985. He then worked for several years as assistant to painter Robert Natkin in Connecticut and New York City. He began exhibiting paintings in 1998, mostly in New York, San Francisco, and Washington DC. Clay is represented by Elins Eagles-Smith Gallery in San Francisco and William Havu Gallery in Denver, where exhibitions are scheduled for November 2016 and January 2017 respectively. Clay currently lives and works in Laramie, Wyoming.
Image: The South #2, 2016 acrylic on panel, 24 x 24 inches