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Robert Johnson

• Duke University, BA, 1964
• Duke University Law School, JD, 1967
• Art Students League of New York (Study with David Leffel)
Private study with Master Painter Lajos Markos, Houston, Texas, Painting and studies in Europe.
• Certified copyist of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
• Art Students League of New York, Robert Beverly Hale, Michael Burban
• George Washington University Frank Wright
Sumi Drawing
• Hasashi Otah, Los Angeles, California


•Art Students League of New York, Life Member

•Signature Member Allied Artists, New York

•Master Signature Member Oil Painters of America(2016)

PUBLISHED BOOKS (Click Title for Book page)

• “On Becoming a Painter”; (222pp, 108 color plates) Sunflower Publications; 2001

Robert Johnson believes, that drawing is the most important element in the foundation of realistic art. I have pursued drawing vigorously, not unusually putting in twelve to fourteen hour days working at it, Johnson said. The Art Students League of New York has been important to me in developing my draftsman skills. Johnson first studied briefly with the late Robert Beverly Hale, an instructor in anatomy and drawing, and later with Michael Burban, his successor at the Art Students League.;

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