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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Recent News

  • 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
  • Join Roger Hayden Johnson for two openings in September at Manitou Galleries, 123 W. Palace, in Santa Fe! The first reception for his show, Oft Rowed Vehicles, is scheduled from 5:00-7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7th. The second takes place from 5:00-7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28th, during the annual Santa Fe Wine and Chili Fiesta. Everyone is welcome!

    Posted August 30, 2018
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