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Twin Lakes Live Oak   2014  oil on canvas

Open Studios Art Tour 2014

Aaron Johnson - Studio #93
1305 Chanticleer Ave, Santa Cruz
Oct 4 & 5 and 18 & 19, 11am to 5pm

Parking is available on the southbound side of Chanticleer, or across the street on Venice Drive.

Artist Guide or mobile app is available from our sponsor: Arts Council of Santa Cruz County

Welcome to Aaron Johnson's
Paintings and Woodcuts

Gestures of California trees and our human interactions with nature lead to the visual ideas and explorations you'll find here.

My paintings are in two categories: Trees presents a series of tree portraits and Stories explores our human connections with nature. For examples of my work as a printer please visit the Woodcuts page.

I use the traditional medium of oil on linen canvas for my paintings and bring over twenty years of letterpress printing experience to the production of my woodcut prints. Both techniques require patience, but encourage a slower, more contemplative way of looking than is common in our contemporary world.

Biographical information and my résumé may be found by clicking on About the Artist. Information about contacting me or purchasing work may be found on the Contact page.


My new studio is in its second year here on Chanticleer Ave in central Live Oak. This year's Open Studio was one of the best ever... but if you missed it, and would like to see my paintings and prints, please email or call to arrange a visit.

I look forward to seeing you.



© copyright 2005-14 Aaron Johnson / 831.477.9282 / aaron@aaronjohnson.net