About the Artist

Roger Hayden Johnson captures the rich colors of sunlight at dawn and dusk in his architectural landscapes and seascapes. He travels the back roads of the Southwest (New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado) in search of old and indigenous architectural structures. He also loves to explore fishing harbors throughout Europe for small wooden boats. Then in the few short minutes right after sunrise or the fleeting moments before sundown, he takes photos in his favorite light — that spectacular long-shadowed light of intense, rich color and cool, deep shadow. It's this special light that brings a sense of stillness and tranquility to Johnson's paintings.

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Recent News

  • Roger has several new paintings in the Holiday Small Works Show at Manitou Galleries in Santa Fe. Opening reception from 5:00-7:30 p.m., Nov. 24th, at the 123 West Palace Avenue location. All paintings 15% off on Black Friday only!

    Posted November 21, 2017
  • Roger Hayden Johnson cordially invites you to his June 3rd opening at Manitou Galleries in Santa Fe (123 West Palace location), from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.

    Posted May 12, 2016
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