James F Johnston Artist's Statement & Bio

James F Johnston
(Red hill - Acrylic on paper 24" X 16' 2018) Short biog. Born 1966, painter and musician James Johnston is founder member of long standing London group Gallon Drunk, and a former member of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Most recently he has recorded and toured with PJ Harvey, during which time he turned to painting - initially in hotel rooms on tour- and then subsequently as a prolific daily studio practice. 'Push the boat out' marks the third exhibition of his paintings and prints. His work also having been featured in Sargasso Arts magazine, on record covers, and upcoming books both as cover art and illustrations.
Above: Kneeling man becoming a dog Acrylic on paper 24" X 16" 2018


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