Val Johnson – Colours of the Outback

Wren’s Nest Studio Gallery of Miniature Art
At Designer Op Shop Emporium
1 Lyell Street Fyshwick ACT
4 to 23 July 2023
Open Tuesday to Saturday 9.30am to to 4pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm

Popular Canberra artist shows her vibrant Australian landscapes in this artspace dedicated to the art of the miniature.

Val Johnson talks about Colours of the Outback

Val is a Fellow of the Royal Art Society of N.S.W, a member of Art in Miniature Canberra, Strathnairn Arts Centre Canberra, the Artists Society of Canberra, and Queanbeyan Art Society.

Her career began in the sixties studying Commercial Art at East Sydney Technical College whilst employed as junior artist at David Jones, Sydney. As a senior artist she designed the animated Christmas window displays for a number of years.

In the 80s Val moved to Bathurst and attended David Wilson’s Macquarie Art School furthering studies in life drawing, still life and portrait painting. She also studied printmaking and Fine Crafts at Mitchell College of Advanced Ed Bathurst.