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Art by Patricia Johnson Saba  
 
  Artist Patricia Johnson - SabaPatricia Johnson
Patricia Johnson was born (1937) and raised on Saba and started experimenting with oils in 1962. Because of the isolation and limitations of living on a small island such as Saba at that time, Patricia was not able to pursue a serious career in the fine arts.

She therefore was forced to define her own style and artistic approach to her work and draw on her own artistic sensitivity to mix her colors and rectify her errors of perspective On the other hand she gives sole credit to this uniquely beautiful island for giving her a lifetime of inspiration.

Patricia now works with watercolors much of the time and intermittently with oils. Her work celebrates the breathtaking flowers, plants, landscapes and cottages of Saba and the rest of the Caribbean. Her colors in both media are intense and her compositions are detailed and dramatic. Her much loved subjects are now also beautifully expressed in her glass painting.

Exhibitions & Artistic Exposure:
2005 Designed and painted church windows
Biblical Images
Paint on Glass
Mary Star of the Sea
Grand Case
St. Martin
2002 Exhibition Festival del Caribe
Black Eye Susan, watercolor
Cream Roses, watercolor
Allamandas, Watercolor
Santiago,
Cuba
2002 Artist of the Month Collection, watercolor and oil Breadfruit Gallery
Saba
2002 Guest Artist
Art Diary Netherlands Antilles
2003 edition (Mon Art Production)
Heliconias, oil on canvas
Netherlands Antilles
2002 Guest Artist
Nature Saint Martin/Sint Maarten
2003 edition
Rainforest, watercolor
French/Dutch
St. Maarten
2002 Design Artist
Stained Glass Windows
St. Paul's Conversion Church
Images of Faith, watercolors
Saba, N.A.
1999 Guest Artist
Arte 1999, Central Bank Curacao
Hydrangeas, watercolor
Hibiscus, watercolor
Allamandas, watercolor
Curacao, N.A.
1996 Carib Art Handbook
Guide to Art History in the Caribbean
UNESCO
Red Lilies, watercolor
 
1994 Exhibition
Carib Art, Contemporary art of the Caribbean
Traveling Exhibition
UNESCO
Red Lilies, watercolor
Bird of Paradise flowers, watercolor
Dutch, French
British Caribbean
1992 Exhibition Caribbean and Central American
Art Exhibition
Ladies making Saba lace work, oil on canvas
Sunset at Fort Bay, oil on Canvas
Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic

Art by Patricia Johnson - SabaShe was one of the founding members of the Saba Foundation for the Arts, a non profit organization with the objective of the active promotion of art on Saba.

Contact Information:
Patricia Johnson
P.O. Box 528
Windward Side
Saba, Netherlands Antilles
Telephone : 011 599 4162212
E- mail : islandimagesbypatsy@yahoo.com


Organizations:
Saba Foundation for the Art - Saba, N.A

 
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