Address & Contact

Our Address

720 NB-774 Welshpool, New Brunswick E5E1A6


Michael Chesley Johnson paints primarily outdoors in oil or pastel in the American Southwest, Downeast Maine and the Canadian Maritimes. He has been an invited artist to national plein air events such as the Plein Air Convention & Expo. He was the original founder of the “Two Countries, One Bay” Open Studio Tour.

Michael was awarded Master Pastelist status by Pastel Artists Canada in 2008. He is a Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society and the Pastel Society of America. An internationally-known teacher, he gives painting workshops across the U.S., including Lubec in July and August. A frequent writer for The Artist’s Magazine, Pastel Journal, and PleinAir Magazine, he is the author of Beautiful Landscape Painting Outdoors: Mastering Plein Air. (Available at Amazon.)

Visit Michael’s Welshpool studio in the summer by appointment. He will have a summer-long sale of paintings and equipment, after over 20 years of painting in the area.