Diana Johnson Fine Art
Island's Edge
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Available at Yarmouth Frame & GalleryHouse on Monhegan
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Pastel
Available at Wiscasset Bay GalleryPath on Monhegan
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Pastel
Available at Wiscasset Bay GalleryAfternoon by the Shore
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Pastel
Available at Wiscasset Bay GalleryPines and Granite
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Pastel 
Available at Wiscasset Bay GalleryGlimmer of Sun
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Available at Yarmouth Frame & GallerySoft Morning Light
Available at Yarmouth Frame & GalleryStonington Tidepool
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SoldWildflowers in the Meadow
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Under the Apple Tree
(click to enlarge)Apple Tree in the Meadow
(click to enlarge)Monhegan View
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SoldLight On The Shore
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SoldFog Over the Marsh
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Spring Tide
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Available at Yarmouth Frame and GalleryChannel at Low Tide
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Available at Yarmouth Frame and GalleryDash of Light
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SoldLively Stream
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Golden Blaze
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SoldGlistening Fog
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Peaceful Day
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SoldBlue Velvet
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SoldScent of Spring
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SoldEvening's Approach
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When Yellow Sings
(click to enlarge)Cadillac Mountain View
(click to enlarge)Edge of the Blueberry Field
(click to enlarge)Looking Up
(click to enlarge)Coastal Curves
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SoldQueen Anne's Lace
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SoldPines in the Breeze
(click to enlarge)Sun on the Path
(click to enlarge)Sunday River in October
(click to enlarge)Path to the Sky
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Diana Johnson's paintings of land and sea. Painting Maine's colorful peaceful places.

The focus of my work is the Maine landscape. Painting is my way to share what I notice about the natural beauty of Maine. Standing at my easel in a field, cove, or marsh I enjoy the warmth of the sun and the feeling of the air moving around me. My first impression of a scene becomes a lasting impression when I paint it.

"To gaze upon one of Diana Johnson's paintings is to travel through space and time to a place you may once have been or may yet to go, creating a longing for a certain feeling or ethereal quality that experience tells us is good."
James Peak - Portland Press Herald 8/6/13

I work primarily in oil and pastel. The more a painting seems to emit energy, as if from the paper or canvas itself, the happier I am with the results. I try to suggest, with pigment, the essential vitality and liveliness that is inherent in tranquil, peaceful places.

I am honored to retain Signature Member status with the Pastel Society of America. My works are exhibited in Maine galleries and have been included in New York exhibitions at the National Arts Club.