Regan Johnston

BRANCHING OUT W/ CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
BRANCHING OUT W/ CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
REJ036
acrylic, birch panel
48 x 48 in.
$5,760 CAD


CHASING THE NIGHT W/ CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
CHASING THE NIGHT W/ CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
REJ035
acrylic, canvas
24 x 36 in.
$3,600 CAD


PURPLE HAZE W/ CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
PURPLE HAZE W/ CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
REJ034
acrylic, canvas
14 x 11 in.
$1,500 CAD


VENTURING INTO THE TAIGA
VENTURING INTO THE TAIGA
REJ033
acrylic, canvas
40 x 30 in.
$4,620 CAD


MELTING TEXTURE W/ CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
MELTING TEXTURE W/ CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
REJ031
acrylic, canvas
36 x 36 in.
SOLD


ROAMING FREE W/ CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
ROAMING FREE W/ CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
REJ027
acrylic, panel
36 x 18 in.
SOLD


LET IT FLOW W/ CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
LET IT FLOW W/ CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
REJ026
acrylic, canvas
48 x 36 in.
SOLD


MOUNTAIN AIR W/ CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
MOUNTAIN AIR W/ CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
REJ025
acrylic, canvas
72 x 60 in.
$7,920 CAD


POLAR W/ CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
POLAR W/ CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
REJ024
acrylic, canvas
72 x 60 in.
SOLD


THE GUARDIAN W/CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
THE GUARDIAN W/CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
REJ023
acrylic, canvas
60 x 48 in.
SOLD


VOS W/CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
VOS W/CHRISTA RIJNEVELD
REJ020
acrylic, canvas
24 x 20 in.
SOLD


HEART OF THE NORTHERN ROCKIES
HEART OF THE NORTHERN ROCKIES
REJ019
acrylic, canvas
24 x 48 in.
$4,750 CAD


PRESSURE AND TIME
PRESSURE AND TIME
REJ018
acrylic, canvas
48 x 72 in.
$7,925 CAD


HEADING DOWN
HEADING DOWN
REJ015
acrylic, panel
12 x 9 in.
$1,260 CAD


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Regan Johnston

My paintings begin with a moment that inspires me, whether I'm climbing a mountain to a dramatic landscape or when I see interesting light coming through the trees. Nature is my main inspiration. I love how, if you look for it, you can find the most beautiful abstract lines and shapes that flow together so perfectly. Once I'm inspired I create the composition, and this is the most important aspect of my process. I'll spend time detailing my composition by doing different sketches of the idea, always thinking of the light source and how I'll bring depth to the painting. If the composition isn't right then it doesn't matter what I do to the painting; it won't work.

I try to convey a mood or feeling with my work. I'm not trying to showcase any particular animal or landscape but a moment that is special to me. Although my works are detailed, I find the detail is the least important aspect of my painting. I want people to see my pieces and feel like they are seeing something for the first time. I want to create something I feel is different while being true to what exists in nature.

Conservation is important to me and this is another aspect I bring to my work. Through my paintings, I’m trying to raise awareness with my art to protect wildlife and the places they call home. Our planet is changing and there are so many small changes happening alongside the obvious ones that I'm trying to capture with my work.

It hasn't been that long since I first picked up a paint brush and decided to pursue my fine art career, and I've never been happier. With every piece I'm finding out more about the direction I want to pursue. I find myself drawn to creating big pieces. Every painting is a challenge and I will continue to keep pushing myself and my ideas.

. Nationality is Canadian

Exhibitions

2019 JOY, Canada House Gallery, Banff, AB