About the Artist

Roger Hayden Johnson has been painting since the age of ten, when he begged his parents to buy him a set of oil paints after watching the movie "Lust for Life," in which Kirk Douglas played the role of Vincent Van Gogh. He taught himself to paint the landscapes near the small Iowa farm where he grew up. He later studied art at Central College in Pella, Iowa, and earned a master's degree in art and art history at the University of Northern Iowa.

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  • RogerHaydenJohnson.com has just been redesigned with a mobile first approach and a responsive web design. This means the layout and content have been optimized for your mobile phone, allowing for easier viewing of paintings. The site automatically adapts to take advantage of extra screen space when viewed on your tablet, laptop, or desktop computer. In addition, each gallery's address now links to Google Maps for convenience. We hope you enjoy the improvements to the site.

    Posted March 21, 2019
  • Stop by the Raitman Art Galleries at 223 Gore Creek Dr., Vail, Colorado, during the coming month to see Roger Hayden Johnson's latest paintings! The exhibition will be up through Feb. 10, 2019. Roger plans to be at the gallery during the upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend to meet and greet collectors.

    Posted January 11, 2019
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