Johnny Karwan
San Francisco, California

Johnny Karwan’s body of work is best described as stylized realism on birch panel. The wood grain shows through in each composition, which somehow feels simultaneously traditional and surreal. “The texture and grain of the wood that shows through the transparent layers of paint, makes its own statement in a way, as the fingerprint of its natural origins that persist beyond the transformation from tree to painted surface,” says the artist. Johnny is inspired by natural history and objects of the past, which contributes a vintage feel to the work. Johnny’s studio is based in his 1904 Edwardian flat in the historic Haight Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco.

Moonlight Magnolias
20" x 20" , acrylic painting
$1,050

Vanilla Orchids
12" x 12" , acrylic painting
$525

Discover Original Art by Johnny Karwan | Birds, Bee & Hibiscus acrylic painting | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Birds, Bee & Hibiscus
12" x 12" , acrylic painting
$525


Dogwood Blossoms
12" x 12" , acrylic painting
$525

Lotus Landscape
8" x 10" , acrylic painting
$275

Passion Landscape
8" x 10" , acrylic painting
$275


Blue Butterfly Landscape
8" x 10" , acrylic painting
$275

Yellow Butterfly Landscape
8" x 10" , acrylic painting
$275

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Roost
42" x 31.75" , acrylic painting
$2,125


Protea Landscape
24" x 18" , acrylic painting
$1,425

Passion Flower Landscape
24" x 18" , acrylic painting
$1,425

Hibiscus Landscape
24" x 18" , acrylic painting
$1,425


Discover Original Art by Johnny Karwan | Magnolia Landscape acrylic painting | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Magnolia Landscape
24" x 18" , acrylic painting
$1,425

Poppy Landscape
24" x 18" , acrylic painting
$1,425

Warbler 2
4" x 4" , acrylic painting
$75


Sparrow
4" x 4" , acrylic painting
$75

Junko
4" x 4" , acrylic painting
$75

Vireo
4" x 4" , acrylic painting
$75


Warbler
4" x 4" , acrylic painting
$75

Tanager
4" x 4" , acrylic painting
$75

Green Canary
4" x 4" , acrylic painting
$75


Cardinal
4" x 4" , acrylic painting
$75


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Hooded Songbird
4" x 4" , acrylic painting
$75

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Bluebird
4" x 4" , acrylic painting
$75

Pink and Yellow Butterfly Landscape
8" x 10" , acrylic painting
$275


Tiger Lillies Landscape
24" x 18" , acrylic painting
$1,425


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commentsPink and Yellow Butterfly Landscape
D Cooney purchased this artwork. 12/12/2018 | 1:33 AM

love this painting! makes me think of my childhood.

Johnny Karwan 10/26/2018 | 11:53 AM

Hello! Yes, I have painted florals in many sizes including 36x36". Which piece in particular are you referring to? Give me an idea of what you are looking for. Thanks for your message! Johnny

commentsBirds, Bee & Hibiscus
C Moore 10/25/2018 | 11:00 PM

Have you ever done florals like this at larger sizes, say 36" x 36"?

commentsBirds, Bee & Hibiscus
C Moore 10/25/2018 | 10:58 PM

Johnny,