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.

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

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

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


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

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

Discover Original Art by Johnny Karwan | Roost acrylic painting | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Roost
42" x 31.75" , acrylic painting
$2,125


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

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


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