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Dadid Johnston, July 2007

A graduate of the University of Michigan, David Johnston worked off-Broadway and in summer stock as a scenic designer. He moved to Paris in 1963 to focus on his own art. His first exhibition outside the United States was at the Maison de la Culture in Amiens, France in 1966. Other exhibitions followed in Italy, Germany, Switzerland, England, and France. 

In 1975, he returned to the US but has continued to exhibit in Europe as well as in the US, in both one-man and group settings. A resident of Montclair (NJ) since 1978, Johnston had a solo exhibition at the Montclair Art Museum in 1980. His most recent one-man show at the Noyes Museum (NJ) was his 41st solo exhibition.

Johnston’s paintings are are acrylic on cotton duck canvas or mixed media (watercolor, wax crayon, chalk, and oil pastel) on Japanese paper.

Exhibit Tours, France
Exhibit Morristown, NJ
Exhibit Torino, Italy
Exhibit Montclair, NJ

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