Today's Artist Spotlight goes to Dean Johnson who will be exhibiting November 7 at ChiPRC as part of Art on Ashland. Dean has co-curated two previous art shows at ChiPRC, both entitled Art of the Solstice. He currently has an ongoing exhibit at Natural Elements Salon called Chicago Art.
Dean Johnson studied Fine Art at Columbia College Chicago, where he earned his Bachelor Degree. He serves on the Board of Directors for Chicago Publishers Resource Center (ChiPRC) and is its Arts Coordinator. He is a co-founder of Northside Independent Artists (NIA). He is Lead Organizer for Art on Ashland, the East Village Art Walk. Dean’s commissions include numerous portrait paintings, as well as postcard designs for theater companies TUTA and Darknight Theatrical Productions; flyer designs for rock band Arch Visceral Parlor and DJ Elle Madelyn; logo designs for Souls Journey Life Coaching and Athletic Souls; and illustrations for author John Wawrzaszek.
You may view Dean's website here. A social media junkie, Dean encourages you to follow him on your own favorite platform, including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest, Deviantart or Youtube.